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NYC Transit Prepping for Heavy Rain

In anticipation of a heavy rain storm, MTA New York City Transit has already canvassed the system cleaning drains, removingtrash and making repairs.

Zerega Avenue and Buhre Avenue 6 Line Stations to Close for Seven Months for Renewal

Improvements along the 6 line at the Zerega and Burhre Avenue stations are on the way. The ongoing $109 million dollar renewal project at five stations along the Pelham Line does mean, however, that MTA New York City Transit will close the Zerega Av and Buhre Av stations in both directions on Saturday, July 5 at 12:01 a.m., and will remain closed until February, 2015.

Robert Moses: Builder Of Bridges and Parks

Robert Moses may have been known as the master builder of New York’s highway system but he was also Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, and whenever he built a new bridge he also constructed a new park nearby or chose a spot near an existing park.

Celebrated Subway Map Designer Massimo Vignelli's Work on Display at Museum of Modern Art

You see an example of it every Friday for the MTA Weekender page. And now fans can see more of the celebrated work Massimo Vignelli designed for New York City Transit, as it is currently being featured at the Museum of Modern Art.

LIRR Adding Extra Afternoon Eastbound Service on Thursday, July 3 for Customers Getting Jump on Holiday

The Long Island Rail Road ants to help you get a jump start on your holiday weekend. LIRR will provide additional early-afternoon service from Penn Station, Thursday, July 3, adding eight eastbound trains to the schedule for customers planning an early getaway for the start of the Independence Day holiday.

It's a Saturday Schedule for New York City Transit this July 4th

On Friday, July 4, subways, buses, the LIRR and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Saturday schedule,

MTA Details Service for Fourth of July Holiday

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer extra railroad service on Thursday, July 3, to allow customers to get a head start a long Fourth of July weekend. On Friday, July 4, subways, buses, the LIRR and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Saturday schedule, and Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule with extra trains added.

July 4 Weekend Metro-North Service Tailored for Independence

Metro-North wants you to get a jump on the Independence Day holiday weekend. The Railroad is providing 17 extra getaway trains leaving Grand Central Terminal beginning Thursday, July 3 between noon and 4 p.m. On Friday, July 4th, Metro-North trains will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule with extra trains in both directions to get folks to and from the Macy’s Fireworks.

A Weekend at Work: June 28 - 30 at Queensboro Plaza Station

A Weekend at Work: June 28 - 30 at Queensboro Plaza Station

FASTRACK A Success on 2 3 4 in Brooklyn

FASTRACK — MTA New York City Transit's aggressive maintenance program — returned to the 2 3 4 line lines in Brooklyn between Crown Heights and Downtown Brooklyn June 23-27, for the second time in 2014. During the successful week of maintenance work, trains did not stop at Bergen St, Grand Army Plaza, and Eastern Pkwy in either direction. NYC Transit workers took full advantage of the seven hours of train-free access each night between 10 PM and 5 AM to perform a range of cleaning and maintenance tasks of station and tunnel infrastructure, signal equipment, and track and third rail components.

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