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New Bridge Street Bridge Opens in New Hamburg

The people of New Hamburg have something new to smile about. Metro-North has completed construction of the New Bridge Street Bridge in their hamlet. So, the bridge is open and with no load limit.The old bridge had a load limit of 15 tons, which prevented fire trucks, oil tankers from a nearby business and school buses from using it.

LIRR Offering Discounts for Blood Manor

A popular NYC Halloween attraction is full of tricks, but the LIRR discount is sure to be a treat. Celebrate the season of ghosts and ghouls with the Long Island Rail Road as it takes you to New York City’s biggest and scariest haunted attraction, Blood Manor.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 10 - October 13

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 10 - October 13

Bay Ridge 2nd Graders Help Celebrate Verrazano 50th

A group of second graders from P.S. 185 in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn broke out their sketching pencils one brilliant fall morning in October for a field trip down to Shore Road in the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to draw sketches of the 4,260-foot-long span. Thirty students from the Walter Kassenbrock P.S. 185 K-5 elementary school on Ridge Boulevard are helping MTA Bridges and Tunnels celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the bridge through their artwork.

The City That Never Sleeps Gets Map Update for Late Night Subway Service

New York's night owls and visitors looking to take advantage of the City That Never Sleeps have a new tool to help them get around the city: MTA New York City Transit's new update to the popular night map for subway service.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 3 - October 6

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 3 - October 6

MTA LIRR Set to Construct Pedestrian Bridge Extension at Port Washington Station Over 4 Days from October 16-19

The LIRR plans to give pedestrians in Port Washington more access to the train station. The plan is to construct a temporary extension to an existing pedestrian bridge at Port Washington Station over a four-day period beginning Thursday, October 16 and finishing up on Sunday, October 19. The project will have no impact on train service.

First Phase of 88 St and 104 St Renewals Completed

Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, September 29, [A] Line customers will once again have access to the Queens-bound sides of the 88 St and 104 St stations along the Liberty Avenue Line in Queens. The five-month station renewal project is part of a major $39 million capital project that will see the complete renewals of five stations along the Liberty Avenue [A] Line.

MTA Recognizes Bridges and Tunnels Officers for Bravery in Queens Apartment Building Fire Rescue

MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast recognized nine Bridge and Tunnel officers during MTA’s monthly board meeting on Wednesday for their brave actions that saved more than a dozen people from an apartment building fire near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in July. Prendergast presented eight of the officers at the board’s September meeting with the heroism awards for their actions on July 30, 2014.

MTA Addresses Unwanted Sexual Contact with Launch of New Web Page

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched a web page aimed squarely at alerting customers about their options when it comes to reporting inappropriate and unwanted sexual contact on MTA property or aboard an MTA train or bus. The page contains helpful information focusing on what to do if you are a victim, while also sharing tips that could prevent customers from becoming victims.