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A Weekend at Work: Oct. 7-10, 2011

This weekend, workers restored electrical components on the 7, rehabilitated track on the A/C/E, replaced sections of track on the 1 and continued rehabilitating Dyckman St, Elder Av and E 180 St.

Select Bus Service Coming to 34th Street

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to introduce the first phase of Select Bus Service (SBS) along the 34th Street crosstown bus routes in November.

So, About Those Subways Signs...

New York City subway signs are iconic - the white-on-black type with the Helvetica font signs are one of the most universally recognized design schemes in the transit world.

Take the LIRR to the Oyster Festival

MTA Long Island Rail Road has extra trains going to the 28th Annual Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay, L.I. the weekend of October 15-16, and

App of the Week: RailTime

RailTime, our App of the Week, can help Metro-North commuters, and their loved ones, keep track of upcoming trains with ease.

Only One Number to Call: 511

We've taken the guesswork out of reaching the MTA. Where there used to be an array of 117 customer service phone numbers, now we're down to one: 511.

Queens Firm Awarded $50 Million Contract For Verrazano-Narrows Toll Plaza Project

A Queens contractor was awarded a $50 million contract for the final phase of the Verrazano-Narrows toll plaza improvement project.

A Weekend at Work: Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2011

This weekend, workers replaced track panels near 33 St on the 7 Line, replaced track south of Canal St on the A/C/E Line, and installed new platform concrete topping and a rubbing board on the southbound 2/5 platform at E 180 St.

LIRR Operating Near Normal Service

The MTA Long Island Rail Road is operating near-normal on Friday, September 30 after lightning struck crucial switching equipment in Jamaica on Thursday afternoon and damaging the signal system that controls the operation of trains into and out of Jamaica. LIRR employees, working non-stop around-the-clock, restored the signal system in time for the morning rush.

LIRR Statement on Sept. 29 Service Disruption

The LIRR apologizes for the service suspension last night that left many of our customers without a regular means of getting home and that stranded some passengers on trains between stations.