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Horses and a Dance Party in Grand Central's Windows Yield Public Art Recognition for Centennial Celebration

Two very special events commissioned by MTA’s Arts for Transit & Urban Design have been named by Americans for the Arts as among the year’s best public art projects in the U.S. and Canada.

The Weekender: The Way Around Work july 4-7

The Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Workd July 4 -7

NYC Transit Prepping for Heavy Rain

In anticipation of a heavy rain storm, MTA New York City Transit has already canvassed the system cleaning drains, removingtrash and making repairs.

Zerega Avenue and Buhre Avenue 6 Line Stations to Close for Seven Months for Renewal

Improvements along the 6 line at the Zerega and Burhre Avenue stations are on the way. The ongoing $109 million dollar renewal project at five stations along the Pelham Line does mean, however, that MTA New York City Transit will close the Zerega Av and Buhre Av stations in both directions on Saturday, July 5 at 12:01 a.m., and will remain closed until February, 2015.

Robert Moses: Builder Of Bridges and Parks

Robert Moses may have been known as the master builder of New York’s highway system but he was also Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, and whenever he built a new bridge he also constructed a new park nearby or chose a spot near an existing park.

Celebrated Subway Map Designer Massimo Vignelli's Work on Display at Museum of Modern Art

You see an example of it every Friday for the MTA Weekender page. And now fans can see more of the celebrated work Massimo Vignelli designed for New York City Transit, as it is currently being featured at the Museum of Modern Art.

LIRR Adding Extra Afternoon Eastbound Service on Thursday, July 3 for Customers Getting Jump on Holiday

The Long Island Rail Road ants to help you get a jump start on your holiday weekend. LIRR will provide additional early-afternoon service from Penn Station, Thursday, July 3, adding eight eastbound trains to the schedule for customers planning an early getaway for the start of the Independence Day holiday.

It's a Saturday Schedule for New York City Transit this July 4th

On Friday, July 4, subways, buses, the LIRR and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Saturday schedule,

MTA Details Service for Fourth of July Holiday

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer extra railroad service on Thursday, July 3, to allow customers to get a head start a long Fourth of July weekend. On Friday, July 4, subways, buses, the LIRR and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Saturday schedule, and Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule with extra trains added.

July 4 Weekend Metro-North Service Tailored for Independence

Metro-North wants you to get a jump on the Independence Day holiday weekend. The Railroad is providing 17 extra getaway trains leaving Grand Central Terminal beginning Thursday, July 3 between noon and 4 p.m. On Friday, July 4th, Metro-North trains will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule with extra trains in both directions to get folks to and from the Macy’s Fireworks.