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Twelve New Round Trips Per Day Will Accommodate Increased Ridership

With subway ridership surging across the city, MTA New York City Transit plans to increase scheduled service on the [2] [7] [L] and [M] lines in December, resulting in more frequent subway trains and shorter wait times for customers. Almost all of the additional service will be scheduled during off-peak hours, which showed the highest growth last year as the subway moved more than 1.75 billion customers, the highest ridership in over 65 years.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 24 - April 27

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 24 - April 27

Marine Parkway Bridge Work To Reconstruct Rockaway Point Overpass Set To Begin

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is set to begin a Capital Construction project to reconstruct the nearly 50-year-old Rockaway Point Boulevard Overpass at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge using an accelerated construction timeline that will see work completed by the end of this year.

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Energy Efficiency Project at Grand Central Terminal

To celebrate Earth Week, the MTA is hailing its largest-ever energy-efficiency project, which will save $2.5 million in annual energy costs at Grand Central Terminal. The upgrades will reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions by more than 11,200 tons a year—the equivalent of removing roughly 2,140 cars from the road. The more than 750,000 people who pass through Grand Central daily will benefit from improved air quality and better climate control.

Subway Ridership Surges 2.6% In One Year

Subway ridership in New York City has reach the highest annual ridership in more than 65 years. According to new MTA New York City Transit figures, ridership grew 2.6% to 1.751 billion customers in 2014. Some 5.6 million customers rode the subway on an average weekday and 6 million customers on an average weekend. Weekday ridership rose by more than 132,000 last year, and by more than 500,000 over the last five years. At its busiest, the subway system carried more than 6 million customers on 29 weekdays in the last four months of 2014 – a level not seen since the post-World War II boom.

See What We've Accomplished During L Train Weekend Work

Weekend at Work: Crews replaced and repaired track on the L line on the weekend of April 17-20, 2015. Photos: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin

Changes to New Haven Line Waterbury Branch Service Begin April 25

Changes to New Haven Line Waterbury Branch Service Begin April 25

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 17 - April 20

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 17 - April 20

MTA’s Fulton Center to Host On-Call Poets on Thursday, April 23

Folks traveling through Fulton Center can soon catch more than a train...they can catch an earful of poetry. On Thursday, April 23, MTA Arts & Design and the Poetry Society of America will set up poetry booths for the public at the downtown transit hub. The event, Poetry in Motion: The Poet Is In, celebrates National Poetry Month with more than a score of poets writing poems on the spot for anyone who wants one. The concept was inspired by the booth where Lucy van Pelt from the Peanuts comic strip gave advice.

New Metro-North Schedules Began Sunday, April 26

New Metro-North Schedules Begin Sunday, April 26

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