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Governor Cuomo Unveils New Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex

A new train hall with LIRR ticketing and waiting areas and a redesigned LIRR concourse at Penn are among the sweeping plans announced on Tuesday by Governor Cuomo. The plans mean a complete transformation of the historic James A. Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub. At the Association for a Better New York, the Governor announced the selection of a developer-builder team including three companies, Related Companies, Vornado Realty LP, and Skanska AB to redevelop the Farley Building, creating a new 255,000 square foot Train Hall to house passenger facilities for the Long Island Rail Road and Amtrak.

Governor Cuomo Unveils New Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex

A redesign of the A,C, E and 1,2, 3 subway lines at Penn Station-34th Street is among the sweeping plans announced on Tuesday by Governor Cuomo. The plans mean a complete transformation of the historic James A. Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub. At the Association for a Better New York, the Governor announced the selection of a developer-builder team including three companies, Related Companies, Vornado Realty LP, and Skanska AB to redevelop the Farley Building, creating a new 255,000 square foot Train Hall to house passenger facilities for the Long Island Rail Road and Amtrak.

Governor Cuomo Unveils New Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex

A new train hall with LIRR ticketing and waiting areas, a redesigned LIRR concourse at Penn, plus a redesign of the A,C, E and 1,2, 3 subway lines at Penn Station-34th Street are among the sweeping plans announced on Tuesday by Governor Cuomo. The plans mean a complete transformation of the historic James A. Farley Post Office into a world-class transportation hub. At the Association for a Better New York, the Governor announced the selection of a developer-builder team including three companies, Related Companies, Vornado Realty LP, and Skanska AB to redevelop the Farley Building, creating a new 255,000 square foot Train Hall to house passenger facilities for the Long Island Rail Road and Amtrak.

My MTA Alerts® Offers Subscribers Ability to Match Service Alerts to Times They Travel

Good news for customers who want texts and alerts about service to be more specific to their needs. The MTA has upgraded and rebranded its Email & Text Alert subscription service, now called My MTA Alerts®, to allow customers to request service information at specific times of the day within 30-minute intervals.

New Metro-North Schedules Take Effect on Sunday, October 2, Double Off-Peak Service to Melrose & Tremont

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced that routine schedule adjustments to certain Metro-North Railroad Harlem and New Haven Line trains will take effect on Sunday, October 2. As part of this schedule change, the railroad will increase service at the Melrose and Tremont stations as a demonstration project to gauge the effect on ridership. On the Hudson Line, a temporary construction-related service change will be in effect on Saturday, October 8, and Sunday, October 9.

Four Employees Honored by Metro-North

A Metro-North conductor has put "If You See Something, Say Something” into action and is being awarded for his efforts. Three other Metro-North Railroad employees are also being recognized for great work by the MTA Board. “As varied as their achievements are, all four employees share the character and leadership abilities that help make Metro-North a great railroad,” said Joseph Giulietti, President of Metro-North.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 23 - September 26

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 23 - September 26

$121 Million Initiative to Rebuild Hicksville Station Begins Construction; $64.9 Million Contract Award to Improve Jamaica Station

Two of the Long Island Rail Road's central hubs are about to get makeovers. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Wedensday that work has begun on a $121 million initiative to rebuild, reimagine and modernize the Hicksville station, the busiest station on Long Island. In addition, the LIRR has awarded a $64.9 million contract to create a new platform and tracks at the Jamaica station, the LIRR’s central hub and main transfer point. Renderings of the Hicksville project are available here and of the Jamaica project here. The capital investments will improve the two key stations on the LIRR's 40-mile spine between Jamaica and Ronkonkoma.

Vintage buses, special activities, and all the excitement of the Atlantic Antic! Sunday, September 25, 11am – 6pm

The New York Transit Museum’s annual Bus Festival returns on Sunday, September 25! See and step aboard selections from the Museum’s vintage fleet representing more than 80 years of New York City surface transit history. Located on Boerum Place between State Street and Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn, the event is free and open to the public from 11am to 6pm alongside the festivities, food, and fun of the 42nd Annual Atlantic Antic.

Leave Your Car at Home and Take the Long Island Rail Road to Work

MTA Long Island Rail Road is co-sponsoring the 4th Annual Car Free Day Long Island on Thursday, September 22, the day supporters hope thousands of Long Islanders who usually drive will leave their car at home and take the LIRR to work, school, or to run errands.

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