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New, Rapid Approach to Station Redevelopment Will Expedite Transformative Renovations at 30 Stations Across the System and Cut Timeframe for Work by More Than 50 Percent

The Governor’s proposal includes a new approach to rapidly redesign and renew 30 existing subway stations across the system. It also includes a number of technology initiatives to bring the system into the 21st century, including expanding Wi-Fi hotspots, accelerating mobile payments and ticketing to replace the MetroCard, and providing USB ports on subway trains, buses and in stations to allow customers to charge their mobile devices. The Governor detailed this proposal at an event earlier today at the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn, where he was joined by MTA Chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast.

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

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

Ride Metro-North and Save on Westchester Knicks Games

Ride Metro-North and Save on Westchester Knicks Games

LIRR Main Line Expansion Will Ease Commuting and Attract Businesses and Jobs

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the second signature proposal of his 2016 agenda: a comprehensive plan to transform and expand vital infrastructure downstate and make critical investments in the region. Most notably, the proposal includes a major expansion and improvement project for the Long Island Rail Road. The Governor outlined these initiatives at an event today in Nassau County, where he was joined by Long Island Association President Kevin Law, MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast and LIRR President Patrick Nowakowski.

Weekend Crowds Attracted to Seasonal Nostalgia Train Rides

Tens of thousands of nostalgia loving riders took advantage of MTA New York City Transit’s Nostalgia Train trips this year, swarming platforms between Queens Plaza and 2nd Avenue, waiting to board a time machine for the price of a MetroCard. The four-weekend Nostalgia Train runs ended with record crowds being carried aboard the vintage IND subway train dubbed the “Shoppers Special.”

New Year's Eve Revelers Should "Know Before You Go" to Times Square

New York City Transit wants you to enjoy the holidays and know before you go -- whether it's to the family for Christmas or Times Square for New Year's Eve. Trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the holiday period to optimize service for the special holiday travel patterns.

Lots of Extra LIRR & Metro-North Service Means MTA Is the Best Way to Get Around

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the New Year’s Day holiday period to optimize service for the special holiday travel patterns. Details follow for each MTA service, organized by day. For additional details -- click here for LIRR New Year's service and click here for Metro-North holiday service.

Early Getaway Trains for New Year’s Eve

MTA Metro-North Railroad wants to help you celebrate the most wonderful time of the year by providing all the service you’ll need for the upcoming holidays. Please remember that drinking alcohol on Metro-North trains and at our stations is banned from noon New Year's Eve until noon New Year's Day. And don’t forget to buy your tickets in advance if you are traveling "early morning" (after midnight) on New Year’s Eve. Tickets will be collected prior to boarding trains at Grand Central Terminal.

Alcoholic Beverages Banned on Trains, Platforms & Stations for 24 Hours

The Long Island Rail Road is adding 13 trains to its eastbound afternoon schedule from Penn Station on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31, to accommodate an expected large number of customers leaving work early to begin their holiday weekend. The additional service from Penn Station will be provided between 12:43 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. on the Ronkonkoma, Babylon, Port Jefferson, Port Washington and Far Rockaway Branches.

Long Island Rail Road Adding 13 Afternoon Eastbound Trains from Penn Station On Christmas Eve for Early Getaway Holiday Weekend Getaway

The Long Island Rail Road is adding 13 trains to its eastbound afternoon schedule from Penn Station on Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, to accommodate the large number of customers expected to leave work early to begin their Christmas holiday. The additional service from Penn Station will be provided between 12:43 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. on the Ronkonkoma, Babylon, Port Jefferson, Port Washington and Far Rockaway Branches.

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