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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 8 - April 11

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 8 - April 11

Treat Yourself to an NYC-Staycation at the Manhattan NYC, an Affinia Hotel

If you’ve been thinking about a little NYC staycation, then Long Island Rail Road has a deal for you at a beautiful, boutique hotel right across the street from Penn Station. Whether it’s a romantic getaway with that special someone or a family outing – Manhattan NYC – Affinia Hotel will make every effort to suit your needs. There’s even an Affinia Junior program that includes “Family Fun” chests filled with board games. Other features include colorable pillows and kid-friendly snacks.

NYC Transit Joins Global Customer Service Surveys

For a second year in a row, MTA New York City Transit is asking customers to share feedback on the subway and bus system for a worldwide survey of transit systems

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 1 - April 4

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 1 - April 4

Statement from MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast on 2016-2017 State Budget Agreement

The MTA Capital Plan will be funded and the state's investment will be the largest ever made to the program. As Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders announced a budget agreement on Thursday, MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast expressed his satisfaction with the agreement.

Project Includes New Covered Platform, Platform Waiting Room, Elevator & Escalator

A new and improved Wantagh Station is getting underway. MTA Long Island Rail Road announced the primary contractor for the planned $23.9 million rehabilitation project. Fortunato Sons Contracting, Inc., will lead the venture expected to create 100 construction jobs. The infrastructure investment at Wantagh, financed by the MTA Capital Program, will include a new concrete platform, segmented canopy, platform waiting room, escalator, elevator, lighting, communications system and signage as well as a distinctive public art project. It’s all part of the first significant upgrade of the facility since it was built nearly 50 years ago. The addition of an elevator will make the station ADA accessible for the first time.

Ride the Subway or the Rails to Convenient Stops at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field

As March ‘goes out like a lamb’ the surest sign of spring arrives -- baseball season is about to begin. The New York Yankees home opener is scheduled for Monday, April 4 and the New York Mets open their season at home on Friday, April 8. All season long, getting to the stadiums are stress-free when you ride the subway, MTA’s railroads or MTA buses. Here are details of game-day service for Yankee and Mets fans, alike.

Frequent ‘Train the Game’ Service and Game-Day Shuttles

The New York Yankees return to the Bronx on Monday, April 4, with their 2016 home opener against the Houston Astros. MTA Metro-North Railroad is coming back too, with “Yankee Clipper” service on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines, and continual shuttle service before, during and after the game from Grand Central Terminal and Harlem-125th Street.

Take the Train to the Games at Citi Field All Season Long

Our National League champion New York Mets return to Citi Field on Friday, April 8 to play their 2016 home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies and MTA Long Island Rail Road is once again providing special train service to Mets-Willets Point Station and the ballpark.

Hassle-free Subways and Buses Get You to Both Stadiums All Season Long

As March ‘goes out like a lamb’ the surest sign of spring arrives -- baseball season is about to begin. The New York Yankees home opener is scheduled for Monday, April 4 and the New York Mets open their season at home on Friday, April 8. All season long, getting to the stadiums are stress-free when you ride the subway or MTA buses. Here are details of game-day service for Yankee and Mets fans, alike.

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