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Ride the LIRR and Get Discounts to Original LGBT Expo

Long Island Rail Road is offering discount packages to the upcoming Original LGBT Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center Saturday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale beginning February 15, 2015.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for February 6 - February 9

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for February 6 - February 9

MTA Awards Contract to Build Long Island Rail Road’s Future Terminal Under Grand Central Terminal

East Side Access for Long Island commuters is moving another step ahead. The MTA has awarded a contract to GCT Constructors, JV, a joint venture consisting of Schiavone Construction Co. and John P. Picone Inc., to build the future Long Island Rail Road concourse at Grand Central Terminal. The $404.8 million dollar contract, which with options could increase to a total of $428.9 million, was awarded after a competitive request for proposal process that drew nine other firms.

Service Restored to Metro-North Harlem Line

On Thursday, February 5, regular train service resumed starting with the morning rush hour. Customers should expect delays up to 15 minutes as trains will have to slow down when passing through the work zone at the site of the accident.

Queens-bound Rockaway Blvd A Line Station To Close for Renewal

Queens-bound Rockaway Blvd A Line Station To Close for 4 Months for Renewal

Metro-North Railroad Announces Service Plan for the Upper Harlem Line

Metro-North train service on Wednesday, February 4, will remain suspended between Pleasantville and North White Plains until further notice due to the train/car collision near Hawthorne. There will be limited bus/train service for Upper Harlem Line customers beginning with morning rush hour service on Wednesday and until further notice.

Metro-North Service Update

Harlem Line service is temporarily suspended between North White Plains and Pleasantville due to a train striking a motor vehicle in the vicinity of Valhalla.

Limited-Edition MetroCards Herald 2015 NBA All-Star Game in New York

We're helping the National Basketball Association celebrate the All-Star Game’s return to New York with a new branded MetroCard touting the city’s two home basketball teams, the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets. The city last hosted the NBA All-Star Game in 1998.

After Visitor Suffers Cardiac Arrest in Grand Central Terminal, Commuter, MTA PD Officers and Metro-North Fire Brigade Save His Life

When a visitor from Kentucky suffered from cardiac arrest in Grand Central and lost his pulse on Friday, January 23, 2015, some quick-thinking members of the MTA Police Department, the Metro-North Fire Brigade and a commuter trained in CPR rushed into action and saved his life.

MTA Operating Regular Weekday Service Monday

The MTA network will operate a regular weekday schedule for Monday, February 2nd, 2015. MTA Long Island Railroad, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA NYC Transit Bus, MTA NYC Subway -- including Staten Island Railway (SIR) -- MTA Bus and Access-a-Ride will provide the normal complement of rush hour service. All nine MTA Bridge & Tunnel facilities will be open to traffic. Due to the forecast for inclement weather, there may be delays in service.