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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for June 19 - June 22

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for June 19 - June 22

MTA Pushes for Railroad Crossing Safety

The MTA and Operation Lifesaver, Inc., have formed a partnership to promote safety at Metro-North and LIRR railroad crossings and announced that their first initiative was an advertising campaign at the movies, on television, in newspapers, online and on outdoor signs to begin appearing tomorrow. The MTA also launched a new safety-focused section of its website,, and social media hashtag #MTASafety.

Connett Named Head of Staten Island Railway

Douglas Connett has been appointed to the position of Vice President and Chief Officer for Staten Island Railway.

26 Musical Acts Join MTA Art & Design’s Music Under New York Program

An aboriginal didgeridoo, Chinese monochord and Celtic folk are among the variety of sounds you'll soon be hearing as you make your way around the MTA system. The acts were among 26 groups and performers accepted into the Music Under New York program (MTA MUSIC). The musicians were chosen from approximately 70 acts that performed before a panel of judges on May 19, 2015, at the program’s 28th annual auditions in Grand Central Terminal.

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‘Sky Reflector-Net,’ ‘New York Minute’ Among Best Public Art in U.S., Canada

MTA Arts & Design has been honored by Americans for the Arts’ 2015 Year in Review for two projects in the newly opened Fulton Center: the one-of-a-kind cable-net sculpture “Sky Reflector-Net” and the large-scale video installation “New York Minute.”

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

MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work

Take a Trip on the Imagination Train at the Transit Museum

Hitch a ride on the personal journeys of artists and performers inspired by their daily commutes

The Long Island Rail Road Thanks Its Customers Who Took the Train to the Belmont Stakes

merican Pharoah wasn't the only winner at Saturday's 147th running of the Belmont Stakes. Long Island Rail Road customers who took the train to and from the Park won as well. And, the MTA thanks them for patronage.

Battery Parking Garage Made History When Built

The Battery Parking Garage is a distinctive building with its name emblazoned in large letters on the side, looming over Greenwich Street. When it opened in 1950 it made history as the first parking garage in the city to be built by a public agency. Robert Moses, always a supporter of infrastructure for automobiles and parking, wrote that such facilities “can help immensely in serving local needs and in keeping the clutter of traffic off the busy City streets.”