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Port Washington Station Pedestrian Bridge Extension Installed and Great Neck Station West End Platform Reopened

At the Port Washington Station, work on an extension of the Eastern pedestrian bridge was completed during the weekend, allowing customers to reach all platforms by using the overpass. And, at the Great Neck Station, workers completed the rehabilitation of the west end of the westbound platform (also known as Platform A).

Weekend at Work: October 18 -20, 2014

Weekend at Work: October 18 -20, 2014

First Chairman of MTA William Ronan Passes Away at Age 101

William J. Ronan, the first chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and a chief proponent of the Second Avenue Subway project, has died in Florida. He was 101.

A Look Inside MTA New York City Transit’s Sign Shop

Ever wonder where all of those printed subway station signs come from? There’s actually a little shop in Brooklyn manned by a small group of dedicated MTA New York City Transit workers who fabricate informational signs for the largest mass transit system in North America.

NYC Transit’s Fabrication Team Breathes New Life into Old Equipment

Shop workers are masters of fabrication down at MTA New York City Transit’s Coney Island Shop. When they need a component or a part that is no longer manufactured, they – well - they make it themselves. The talent and dedication of this team combined to revitalize and vastly improve the performance of a motorized track-cleaning train that made its first pass of the system nearly 20 years ago.

MTA New York City Transit Continues Vital Work to Maintain and Modernize Flushing Line

One of the major challenges of operating a subway system that runs around the clock and carries 5.8 million customers a day is finding a window of opportunity to perform maintenance chores and make major improvements. Sometimes this involves curtailing service for a weekend, a period that gives workers the opportunity to perform complicated tasks that cannot be undertaken when train traffic is present.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 17 - October 20

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 17 - October 20

LIRR Service Advisory for PM Rush

LIRR Service Advisory for PM Rush

Coming to a Queens Subway Stop Near You: Phone and WiFi Service

Customers in Queens and Manhattan are more connected than ever after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Transit Wireless expanded wireless and Wi-Fi service in 40 more subway stations across the two boroughs. That means 29 stations in Queens and 11 more stations in Manhattan -- including major transfer hubs like Grand Central-42 St and 34 St-Herald Sq -- join the first 36 stations in midtown Manhattan that were connected more than a year ago.

Monacelli Press Publishes Definitive Compendium of Artworks Throughout the MTA

New York City is filled with museums showcasing an abundance of art, but did you know New York's transit system is home to some wonderful and unique works? The MTA has announced that Monacelli Press is set to publish New York’s Underground Art Museum, a comprehensive book by Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayers with 264 pages in full color and 300 images that detail the stories behind the 250 permanent works of art throughout New York’s transportation network.

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