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Street Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Renamed In Honor Of MTA Bridge and Tunnel Officer Thomas Choi

MTA Bridges and Tunnels officials, Staten Island elected officials and family members of fallen MTA Bridge and Tunnel Officer Thomas Choi attended a solemn ceremony Monday to rename a portion of Major Avenue in honor of Choi, who was critically injured at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in October 2013 and succumbed to those injuries last December after remaining in a coma for 14 months.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 25 - September 28

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 25 - September 28

MTA Marks Climate Week NYC with UN Caring for Climate MetroCard

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is highlighting its continuing efforts toward a greener world with a special edition MetroCard asking customers to work together for climate action. A million MetroCards have been issued with a green front face and a green message on the back reminding customers that they are helping to address climate change by taking public transportation and asking how else they can incorporate greener efforts into their everyday lives.

Railroad Will Eliminate Little-Used Ticketing Options That Had Faded in Popularity

The Long Island Rail Road wants customers to know that a number of changes to little-used ticketing procedures that have faded in popularity are taking effect at the beginning of October. Most of the changes were previously announced when they were approved by the MTA Board in July.

Better Connection to Greenwich from Eastern Connecticut; Hudson Line Track Work Means Special Schedules for Seven Weekends

New timetables are coming to Metro-North’s New Haven Line and Harlem Line on Sunday, October 4, and to the Hudson Line on Saturday, October 3. On the New Haven Line, Metro-North is creating a better morning rush hour connection to Greenwich for Shore Line East customers. On the Hudson Line, weekend track work will mean special timetables for seven weekends. Customers on all three lines should look for other, minor scheduling changes.

Virtual Pocket ‘Countdown Clock’ for Buses Provide Location Information Based on Time Prediction to Stop

Starting Sunday, October 4, MTA New York City Transit’s popular MTA Bus Time™ service will offer a new feature that provides time-based bus arrival estimates in addition to distance-based information at any given stop citywide, allowing customers to see when their bus will arrive and to help them plan their trips more efficiently.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 18 - September 21

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for September 18 - September 21

Leave Your Car at Home and Take the Long Island Rail Road to Work

MTA Long Island Rail Road is co-sponsoring the 3rd Annual Car Free Day Long Island on Tuesday, September 22, the day supporters hope thousands of Long Islanders who usually drive will leave their car at home and take the LIRR to work, school, or to run errands.

LIRR Operating a Regular AM Rush Service Thursday, September, 17

The LIRR expects to operate a regular AM rush hour schedule of trains on Thursday, September 17 in the aftermath of the freight derailment in Hicksville.

Re-Railing, Track Repair and Cleanup Efforts Are Continuing Following Freight Derailment West of Hicksville

LIRR customers are advised to anticipate delays and cancellations during tonight’s rush hour, Wednesday, September 16. The LIRR is continuing to operate on only one of two tracks between Westbury and Hicksville due to the New York & Atlantic Railway freight derailment west of Hicksville on Tuesday afternoon.