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Metro-North Offers Special Getaway Deal to NY International Auto Show

You don’t have to get “on the road again” to travel to the New York International Auto Show - just ride the rails. Metro-North is offering special discount packages to the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center, April 14 to 23, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday April 16 and 23). Metro-North customers receive discount show admission and reduced rail fare.

Long Island Rail Road Offers Special Getaway Deal to NY International Auto Show

You don’t have to get “on the road again” to travel to the New York International Auto Show - just ride the rails. The Long Island Rail Road is offering a special discount package to the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center, April 14 to 23, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday April 16 and 23). Long Island Rail Road customers can take advantage of up to 30% savings for the package, which includes LIRR off-peak round-trip rail fare and admission to the Auto Show. Metro-North customers receive discount show admission and reduced rail fare.

LIRR PM Rush Update

Because of an Amtrak derailment at Penn Station this morning, the Long Island Rail Road anticipates cancellations and delays for this evening’s rush hour. To avoid delays, customers are advised to leave New York City before 4 p.m. today, or delay departure from the city until after 8 p.m.

LIRR Adds Trains for Montauk St. Patrick's Day Parade

The Village of Montauk is once again holding its popular annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, and the LIRR will be there to provide extra train service before and after the parade on Sunday, March 26.

Three Brooklyn R Stations are First in Major Subway Station Modernization Project

The 53 St, Bay Ridge Av and Prospect Av stations on the R line in Brooklyn will get top-to-bottom renovations in the first group of subway stations to undergo a major station modernization project.

LIRR Customers Describe How Main Line 3rd Track Can Help

The proposed Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project, which adds a third track to the congested two-track Main Line in Nassau County and eliminates seven street-level train crossings in the project area, would reduce delays and improve reliability for hundreds of thousands of commuters due to the interconnected nature of the LIRR’s 10 branches, officials said. The project would also add peak-hour passenger service.

MTA Rolls Out Newest Vehicles in Bus Fleet with Wi-Fi, USB Ports

The first of 43 new buses for Select Bus Service (SBS) have arrived in the Bronx and the Queens, with a distinct sleek new look and expanded customer amenities such as Wi-Fi service and USB charging ports conveniently located throughout the vehicles.

L Train Tunnel Repair Timeline Trimmed to 15 Months

Great news for L train riders: Canarsie Tunnel repairs now scheduled for 15 months, down from 1.5 years.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 18-19

MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work

Cashless Tolling to Begin on Rockaway Bridges on April 30

Cashless tolling will begin on the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial and Cross Bay Veterans Bridges in Queens on April 30. The transition to cashless tolling is a major component of the Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's plan to reimagine New York's crossings for the 21st century and will reduce congestion and improve travel time at Rockaway’s major crossings ahead of the region’s summer travel season. The Rockaway resident rebate program is unaffected by the switch to cashless tolling.

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