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Second Avenue Subway Station Shell at 86th Street Complete

Construction of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) largest expansion of the transit system in decades, the Second Avenue Subway, has reached another critical milestone with the on-time completion of the 86th Street Station cavern. Work began in August of 2011 and was completed earlier this week.

Benefits of Desktop Itinerary Planner for Subways, Buses, Commuter Rails Now Available On the Go

Planning trips along MTA routes has just gotten easier. That's because the web-based itinerary planner is now a downloadable app for mobile iOS devices. The app is now available for free in the App Store.

MTA Seeking Federal Funds for $300M for L Line Improvements

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is seeking federal funds for approximately $300 million in infrastructure improvements for the [ L] Line, which runs from Manhattan to the Canarsie neighborhood in Brooklyn. Those neighborhoods have seen the largest increases in population in New York City.

30 NYC Transit Workers Honored for Acts of Bravery, Distinguished Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today recognized 30 New York City Transit employees for their acts of bravery and distinguished service that showed how they performed above and beyond their duties to help customers, their colleagues or the public.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for December 12 - December 15

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for December 12 - December 15

MTA Launches New TV Public Service Campaign on Bus Safety

Customers may soon notice some important messages from the MTA pop up during their TV viewing. That's because the MTA has produced a new on-air public service announcement campaign for New York City Transit buses and the MTA Bus Company to educate bus customers, pedestrians and bicyclists about safety on and around buses.

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Plaza Improvements

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Staten Island toll plaza project is complete. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that MTA Bridges and Tunnels has completed the $50 million project, improving traffic flow from Staten Island approaches onto the bridge. The three-year project was completed on budget and seven months ahead of schedule.

MTA Arts & Design Installs New Photography Exhibit by Danny Lyon

MTA Arts & Design has installed a new photography exhibit that features exclusive images by Danny Lyon, who photographed subway riders in 1966. The exhibit, located at the Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr [B][D][N][Q][R][2][3][4][5] station in Brooklyn, will be on view for one year.

Let LIRR be Your Guide to NYC Holiday Scene

It’s Christmastime in the city and LIRR wants to help you take in the Big Apple’s seasonal splendor.

NYC Transit Prepping for Heavy Rain

Prepping for heavy rain