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MTA New York City Transit Offers Bus Safety Tips for Riders and Pedestrians

The MTA has one overriding concern; the safe operation of North America’s largest public transportation system. Recognizing that safety is everyone’s responsibility and realizing that sometimes we could all use a little reminder, MTA New York City Transit’s marketing division has partnered with bus operations to create a colorful new print campaign advising bus riders, pedestrians and cyclists how to remain safe onboard and around buses.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 18 - April 21

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 19 - April 21

MTA Awards Contracts for East Side Access Manhattan Tunnels and Caverns and Releases Two New YouTube Videos

The transportation project that will connect Long Island Railroad customers to Grand Central Terminal is making major advancements as the MTA announced today that it has awarded two new contracts for East Side Access.

Trash Can Removal Pilot Program to Expand

Trash Can Removal Pilot Program to Expand

LIRR Service Notice

LIRR service is suspended on the Port Jefferson/Huntintgton and Ronkonkoma Branches due to a utility pole fire adjacent to the tracks east of Westbury. LIRR customers are advised to use alternate LIRR branches, including the Babylon, Montauk, Oyster Bay and Hempstead Branches.

LIRR Rush Hour Cancelations

Because of a track condition east of the East River Tunnels, the LIRR expects to cancel up to 17 trains out of Penn Station during the Monday evening rush hour. LIRR westbound service is temporarily suspended between Jamaica and Penn Station, and Woodside and Penn Station (on the Port Washington Branch). New York City Transit is honoring LIRR fares on the E subway in Jamaica and on the 7 subway train at Woodside.

Experience the Great Shops, Restaurants and Culture of Long Island City While Work on 7 Line Continues

Experience the Great Shops, Restaurants and Culture of Long Island City While Work on 7 Line Continues

Major Long Beach Branch Restoration Project Begins

The Long Island Rail Road is starting a $120 million construction program designed to protect the LIRR’s Long Beach Branch from the kind of devastating damage caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. To better fortify the branch, construction is starting on a four-year project to build three new power stations, replace switch machines, signals and communications systems as well as third rail equipment and, lastly, harden the electrical system that powers the Wreck Lead Bridge, which spans Reynolds Channel and connects Island Park to the City of Long Beach.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 11 - April 14

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 11 - April 14

E-ZPass On-the-Go Sales in Cash Lanes Tops 300,000 At MTA Crossings

It's easier than always stopping at the toll booth and drivers know it. That's why 300,000 E-ZPass On-the-Go tags have been sold in cash lanes at MTA’s seven bridges and two tunnels since the program began in June 2011. Motorists continue to enjoy the convenience and savings of E-ZPass rather than sitting in long lines, fumbling for cash and change.

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