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More Subway Stations in Manhattan, Bronx in Line to Get Online

Transit Wireless is beginning Phase IV of the MTA's underground connectivity project.

Governor Cuomo Announces MTA to Award Superstorm Sandy Repair and Capital Improvement Projects at Queens Midtown Tunnel

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the MTA intends to award a four-year, $236.5 million contract to rebuild the Queens Midtown Tunnel, which was heavily damaged during Superstorm Sandy and since has been operating with temporary repairs. The contract – which would be with Judlau Contracting Inc. – was approved by the MTA Bridges and Tunnels Committee today and is expected to be approved by the full MTA Board on Wednesday.

RoadPatcher Out Waging War Against Potholes

If it’s spring, it must mean potholes are in bloom thanks to cold winter weather and repeated freeze and thaw cycles. MTA Bridges and Tunnels has dispatched its two RoadPatcher all-in-one pothole repair trucks to fill them when we find them, repairing more than 2,000 potholes at MTA crossings from January through mid-March.

LIRR Service Advisory for Monday Morning’s Rush Hour, March 23

The LIRR is advising customers to anticipate canceled and diverted trains as well as delays during the morning rush hour on Monday, March 23, due to the derailment of a non-passenger train in the LIRR’s Westside Yard. LIRR crews will be working throughout the night and overnight to re-rail the derailed cars. For the latest service updates please monitor Service Status at left, download the LIRR’s TrainTime app, and follow the LIRR on Twitter & Facebook.

Metro-North Offers Discount Rail Getaway to Auto Show

The popular NY International Auto Show is back at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and Metro-North Railroad has your discount rail and admission packages for the event.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 20 - March 23

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 20 - March 23

Save on Train Fare and Admission When You Take LIRR to Auto Show

The popular NY International Auto Show is coming back to the Jacob Javits Convention Center and Long Island Rail Road has your savings on rail and admission packages to the event.

MTA Unveils New MetroCard Calculator

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today launched a new MetroCard Calculator, a handy tool that will assist customers with planning a new card purchase or refilling a full fare Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard. The MetroCard Calculator is available at www.mta.info or by going directly to www.mta.info/nyct/MetroCardCalculator.

YoTrain! and Departures NYC Take Home the Grand Prizes with their Innovative Solutions to Improve the Commutes for Millions of New Yorkers and Tourists

An app that notifies riders about train arrival times with voice alerts as they approach the stations they most frequent and an app that allows riders to simply point their smartphone towards a bus stop to see departure times are the Grand Prize winners in this year’s App Quest 3.0. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, AT&T, Transit Wireless, and New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), App Quest 3.0 is a global competition to solicit development of new mobile solutions designed to help improve commutes for millions of subway, bus and rail riders across the five boroughs.

MTA New York City Transit Looks to the Future of Subway Service

MTA New York City Transit has reorganized its senior leadership to meet the challenges posed by steadily increasing ridership on the 110-year-old subway system, for the first time putting a single Vice President in charge of integrating new technology, operating more efficiently and improving the customer experience.

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