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How Severe Heat Can Affect Subway and Train Signals and Power

A heat wave slated to hit the metropolitan area over the next week can impact your commute if the MTA must reduce power consumption as required by contracts with our power suppliers. Severe heat can affect subway and train signals and overhead power lines. Elevator and escalator service may also be reduced to cut energy consumption.

No trains between 95 St and 36 St, Brooklyn Weeknights 10 PM to 5 AM Mon to Fri on Jul 27 - 31 and Aug 3 - 7

No trains between 95 St and 36 St, Brooklyn Weeknights 10 PM to 5 AM Mon to Fri on Jul 27 - 31 and Aug 3 - 7

Offer Valid Only for Tough Mudder Long Island August 15-16, 2015

Tough Mudder Offer Valid Only for Tough Mudder Long Island August 15-16, 2015

Station Is Fully Reopened to the Public After $20.5 Million Upgrade Paid for by MTA Capital Plan

Massapequa Station gets a makeover and the transformation was unveiled at a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 23rd. LIRR President Patrick Nowakowski presided over a ribbon cutting for the $20.5 million rehabilitation project that took an aging structure and changed into modern transportation facility.

Get to Hudson Valley’s August Fairs and Festivals With Metro-North’s Discount Offers

Take the train to some of the best Hudson Valley fairs and festivals in August and save. From discount rail and admission, to special shuttle bus connections – Metro-North makes it easy to get away for music, wine or family fun.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for July 24 - July 27

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for July 24 - July 27

Aggressive Cost-Cutting and Additional Revenues Help Fill Capital Funding Gap

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that its July 2015 Financial Plan will generate up to $2.4 billion worth of new funding for the 2015-19 Capital Program, thanks to unanticipated revenues, greater cost savings and more efficient operations.

Croton-Harmon Overpass Project Expected To Be Completed in February 2016

Croton-Harmon Overpass Project Expected To Be Completed in February 2016

$205.8M in Contracts Approved to Install Communications-Based Train Control System

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today gave preliminary approval to two contracts totaling $205.8 million to Siemens Industry Inc. and Thales Transport & Security for the installation of a Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) signaling system on the Queens Boulevard Line, one of New York City Transit’s busiest subway lines. The signaling system, which is currently in operation on the Canarsie [L] Line and being installed on the Flushing [7] Line, enables the MTA to address overcrowding and record subway ridership by operating subway trains more closely together, adding passenger capacity to the century-old subway system.

LIRR SERVICE ADVISORY

LIRR is continuing to experience delays & cancellations due to a minor train collision east of Jamaica. Train service is operating out of Penn with delays of 10-15 minutes. There are residual delays systemwide, both east & westbound, up to 60 minutes. NYCT is no longer cross-honoring LIRR fares on the E, 2 or 3 subway trains.

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