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Second Avenue Subway Community Information Center Welcomes 10,000th Visitor

MTA Capital Construction welcomed its 10,000th visitor to the Second Avenue Subway Community information Center (CIC) on April 1st. Alisa Becker, who lives in the 96th Street station area was greeted by MTA Capital Construction President Michael Horodniceanu as she walked in the door. Horodniceanu presented her with a plaque containing a piece of Manhattan Schist attached. The rock was excavated from below Second Avenue where the tunnels and caverns were excavated to construct the subway. She was also guaranteed a spot on a future community tour of the tavern.

Improvements Continue at Stations Along Harlem and Hudson Lines

On the schedule is the completion of improvements that were started last year at Hartsdale, Scarsdale, Purdy's and Croton Falls stations on the Harlem Line. (While our gangs work tirelessly to finish each year's work, it is always subject to weather and logistical challenges.) On the Hudson Line, spruce ups are planned for Spuyten Duyvil, Marble Hill, University Heights and Morris Heights. (The gangs are also venturing to the other side of the Hudson with the intention of shining up Spring Valley Station on our Pascack Valley Line.) This is the fifth year of our Station Enhancement program, with two paint gangs, 2-3 electricians, and 2-3 tin smiths w

Enhancements Unerway to Improve Customer Safety and Amenities at Fordham Station

Since March 2014, major station enhancements have been underway to improve customer safety and amenities at Fordham serving the Harlem and New Haven Line. This work is taking place alongside the renovation of neighboring Fordham Plaza being done by the NYC Department of Transportation and NYC Department of Design and Construction.

Lenox Ave FASTRACK Complete

MTA New York City Transit's aggressive maintenance program — came to the Lenox Avenue Line for the first second consecutive week, suspending 2 subway service between 3 Av-149 St and 96 St for four consecutive nights. Free shuttle buses provided alternate service. 3 subway service did not run.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 27 - March 30

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 27 - March 30

More Subway Stations in Manhattan, Bronx in Line to Get Online

Transit Wireless is beginning Phase IV of the MTA's underground connectivity project.

Governor Cuomo Announces MTA to Award Superstorm Sandy Repair and Capital Improvement Projects at Queens Midtown Tunnel

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the MTA intends to award a four-year, $236.5 million contract to rebuild the Queens Midtown Tunnel, which was heavily damaged during Superstorm Sandy and since has been operating with temporary repairs. The contract – which would be with Judlau Contracting Inc. – was approved by the MTA Bridges and Tunnels Committee today and is expected to be approved by the full MTA Board on Wednesday.

RoadPatcher Out Waging War Against Potholes

If it’s spring, it must mean potholes are in bloom thanks to cold winter weather and repeated freeze and thaw cycles. MTA Bridges and Tunnels has dispatched its two RoadPatcher all-in-one pothole repair trucks to fill them when we find them, repairing more than 2,000 potholes at MTA crossings from January through mid-March.

LIRR Service Advisory for Monday Morning’s Rush Hour, March 23

The LIRR is advising customers to anticipate canceled and diverted trains as well as delays during the morning rush hour on Monday, March 23, due to the derailment of a non-passenger train in the LIRR’s Westside Yard. LIRR crews will be working throughout the night and overnight to re-rail the derailed cars. For the latest service updates please monitor Service Status at left, download the LIRR’s TrainTime app, and follow the LIRR on Twitter & Facebook.

Metro-North Offers Discount Rail Getaway to Auto Show

The popular NY International Auto Show is back at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and Metro-North Railroad has your discount rail and admission packages for the event.

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