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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 20 - March 23

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 20 - March 23

Save on Train Fare and Admission When You Take LIRR to Auto Show

The popular NY International Auto Show is coming back to the Jacob Javits Convention Center and Long Island Rail Road has your savings on rail and admission packages to the event.

MTA Unveils New MetroCard Calculator

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today launched a new MetroCard Calculator, a handy tool that will assist customers with planning a new card purchase or refilling a full fare Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard. The MetroCard Calculator is available at or by going directly to

YoTrain! and Departures NYC Take Home the Grand Prizes with their Innovative Solutions to Improve the Commutes for Millions of New Yorkers and Tourists

An app that notifies riders about train arrival times with voice alerts as they approach the stations they most frequent and an app that allows riders to simply point their smartphone towards a bus stop to see departure times are the Grand Prize winners in this year’s App Quest 3.0. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, AT&T, Transit Wireless, and New York University’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), App Quest 3.0 is a global competition to solicit development of new mobile solutions designed to help improve commutes for millions of subway, bus and rail riders across the five boroughs.

MTA New York City Transit Looks to the Future of Subway Service

MTA New York City Transit has reorganized its senior leadership to meet the challenges posed by steadily increasing ridership on the 110-year-old subway system, for the first time putting a single Vice President in charge of integrating new technology, operating more efficiently and improving the customer experience.

MTA Metro-North Railroad to Offer Extra Service for St. Patrick’s Day

With the 254th St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, Metro-North will ban alcohol to maintain orderly train service and is planning to run up to six extra inbound trains to help accommodate revelers heading to the parade. Going home, one extra train will run on the Hudson Line.

MTA LIRR Schedules Extra Train Service on St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17

MTA Long Island Rail Road has scheduled 16 extra trains – six westbound morning trains and 10 eastbound afternoon trains to accommodate thousands of LIRR customers who will be traveling to and from the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan on Monday, March 17.

Railroads to Provide Special Service on St. Patrick's Day

The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad will operate extra trains to help those traveling to New York City for the 254th St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday, March 17.

New York Transit Museum Installs New Exhibit Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of New York’s Landmarks Law

Any city gets what it admires, will pay for, and, ultimately, deserves. Even when we had Penn Station, we couldn’t afford to keep it clean. We want and deserve tin-can architecture in a tinhorn culture. And we will probably be judged not by the monuments we build but by those we have destroyed." - "Farewell to Penn Station," New York Times editorial, October 30, 1963

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 13 - March 16

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 13 - March 16