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After Visitor Suffers Cardiac Arrest in Grand Central Terminal, Commuter, MTA PD Officers and Metro-North Fire Brigade Save His Life

When a visitor from Kentucky suffered from cardiac arrest in Grand Central and lost his pulse on Friday, January 23, 2015, some quick-thinking members of the MTA Police Department, the Metro-North Fire Brigade and a commuter trained in CPR rushed into action and saved his life.

MTA Operating Regular Weekday Service Monday

The MTA network will operate a regular weekday schedule for Monday, February 2nd, 2015. MTA Long Island Railroad, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA NYC Transit Bus, MTA NYC Subway -- including Staten Island Railway (SIR) -- MTA Bus and Access-a-Ride will provide the normal complement of rush hour service. All nine MTA Bridge & Tunnel facilities will be open to traffic. Due to the forecast for inclement weather, there may be delays in service.

Final Phase of 104 St and 88 St A Line Station Renewals Completed

Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, February 2, A Line customers will once again have access to the Manhattan-bound sides of the 104 St and 88 St stations along the Liberty Avenue Line in Queens. The five-month station renewal project is part of a major $39 million capital project that will see the complete renewal of five stations along the Liberty Avenue A Line.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for January 30 - February 2

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for January 30 - February 2

Mid-Suffolk Train Yard Information Center Opens Today at Ronkonkoma Station as Part of LIRR Public Outreach

Customers and community residents can learn all they want to know about the LIRR’s proposal for enlarging its train yard in Ronkonkoma. On Thursday, the Long Island Rail Road opened the Mid-Suffolk Train Yard Information Center at Ronkonkoma Station.

Most LIRR Branches on Weekday Schedule

On Wednesday, January 28, the Long Island Rail Road expects to run normal weekday service on the Babylon, Far Rockaway, Hempstead, Long Beach, Oyster Bay, Port Washington, Huntington/Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and West Hempstead Branches. In addition, normal weekday service will be provided between Speonk and Babylon. There will be no morning rush hour service between Montauk and Speonk, or between Greenport and Ronkonkoma, where the snowdrifts are highest. LIRR personnel will continue their snow fighting efforts to restore service there as quickly as possible.

Metro-North on a Weekday Schedule on Wednesday

Following Storm Juno Metro-North Railroad will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Wednesday, January 28.

Subways and Buses on Weekday Schedule

<p>Following Storm Juno, New York City Subways and Buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Wednesday, January 28. Some subway lines may resume express service later than usual on Wednesday morning, and customers should look to Service Status for specifics. New York City Buses will operate with snow chains on select routes and we will closely monitor road conditions to assess whether continued use of snow tire equipment is necessary.

Most Service Running on Normal Weekday Schedule

Following Storm Juno, most MTA services, including the New York City Subway and Metro-North Railroad, will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Wednesday, January 28. Some subway lines may resume express service later than usual on Wednesday morning, and customers should look to Service Status for specifics. New York City Buses will operate with snow chains on select routes and we will closely monitor road conditions to assess whether continued use of snow tire equipment is necessary. The Long Island Rail Road will provide regular weekday service on most branches. There will be no morning rush hour service between Montauk and Speonk or Greenport and Ronkonkoma due to continued snow removal operations.

LIRR Prepares for Winter Storms

With a wintry blast that may dump as much as 7 inches of snow in parts of the metropolitan region, the MTA is hard at work to ensure safe, reliable service this weekend. MTA New York City Transit, Metro-North Railroad, Long Island Rail Road, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels are once again preparing. Personnel will be ready to drop salt and clear platforms and stairs of snow but customers are urged to use extreme caution while navigating the system.

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