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LIRR Service Advisory for PM Rush Hour

MTA Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to expect train cancelations and delays during today’s afternoon rush hour while Amtrak crews work to repair a broken rail found outside one of Amtrak’s East River Tunnels. Personnel are on the site of the broken rail but do not expect to have repairs completed by the start of the afternoon rush hour. New York City Transit is cross-honoring LIRR tickets at on the [E] Subway subway line at Jamaica (Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av), Kew Gardens (Union Tpke) and Forest Hills (71st Av) stops. At Woodside, NYC Transit is cross-honoring LIRR tickets on the [7] Subway line (Woodside-61st St). Westbound trains will terminate at Jamaica.

Governor Cuomo Proposes $120 Million to Enhance 16 LIRR Stations and Improve System Connectivity with MacArthur Airport and Brookhaven National Laboratory

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled a proposal to invest $160 million in transformative projects on Long Island. The proposal includes $120 million for the LIRR - to provide state-of-the-art enhancements to 16 stations and improve system connectivity with a new terminal at MacArthur Airport and a new stop at Brookhaven National Laboratory - and $40 million to build sewers that will support economic growth and environmental sustainability in Smithtown and Kings Park. These transformative infrastructure projects contribute to the resiliency and strength of Long Island, and provide vital support to bolster the continued growth of the region.

MTA Arts & Design Awarded Gold Medal for Jillian Tamaki’s ‘Platform’ Graphic

MTA Arts & Design's "Platform" art card by Jillian Tamaki has won the gold medal prize from the Society of Illustrators.

Cellular Connectivity in Underground Subway Stations One Year Ahead of Schedule; Wi-Fi Also Installed in Underground Stations Two Years Ahead of Schedule

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that cell phone coverage in underground subway stations will be available a full year ahead of schedule, with all four carriers AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, present across underground stations as of Monday, January 9. In addition, Wi-Fi has been installed in underground stations a full two years ahead of schedule. The MTA’s early delivery was in response to the Governor’s directive at the beginning of 2016 to accelerate the project.

LIRR Service Notice

LIRR customers should anticipate possible delays into and out of Atlantic Terminal this morning due to an incident at the terminal.

Second Avenue Subway Opens

The Second Avenue Subway is open for service!

Governor Cuomo Debuts New 86th Street Subway Station and New Entrance at 63rd Street Subway Station

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo debuted the new Second Avenue Subway station at 86th Street on December 30, 2016. The Governor also announced that a new entrance to the subway has opened at 63rd Street and 3rd Avenue, enabling MTA customers to begin accessing the F Subway line immediately, and the Second Avenue Subway Q Subway Train when service begins at Noon on Sunday, and unveiled the new artwork at the station.

Bridge and Tunnel Details New Year's Weekend

MTA Bridges and Tunnels will suspend all lane closures related to routine maintenance and temporary construction work for the New Year’s Eve weekend, through the end of the morning rush on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, to accommodate motorists traveling throughout the weekend. Exceptions are the ongoing Fast Track Sandy Restoration work at the Queens Midtown Tunnel and at the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel. At least one lane in each direction will always remain open at both tunnels. Motorists can ease their trip by using E-ZPass.

Metro-North Provides Extra Service for New Year’s Eve

Ring in 2017 with Metro-North! The railroad is offering expanded service to and from Grand Central Terminal all day long on December 31 and into the early morning hours of New Year's Eve for celebrants traveling to Times Square and other spots in the Big Apple. Metro-North reminds customers that drinking alcohol on trains and at our stations is banned from noon New Year's Eve until noon New Year's Day. If traveling after midnight on New Year’s Eve, customers should buy tickets in advance. On the night of New Year’s Eve, tickets will be collected prior to boarding trains at Grand Central Terminal.

LIRR Scheduling More Trains for New Year’s Weekend

MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready to usher in the New Year with extra train service for the extended holiday weekend, beginning with additional eastbound trains to accommodate customers leaving work early on Friday, December 30. Then the railroad will run additional westbound trains on Saturday, New Year’s Eve, for revelers heading to the city to celebrate, and extra service early New Year’s Day to get the party goers safely back home Sunday morning.