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Metro-North Provides Early Getaway Trains on Friday, May 27

To help you get a jump on the Memorial Day weekend - the unofficial start of summer - Metro-North Railroad has extra early getaway service on Friday, May 27, and plenty of trains to get you to your destination during the long holiday weekend.

Enjoy Summer Splendor with Metro-North’s Discount Getaway Packages

As we welcome the warmer weather and sunny days ahead, Metro-North is offering perfect packages for those who want to enjoy outdoor adventures or choose to explore indoor spaces. Whether you’re looking for some physical activity or a day filled with culture and relaxation, the Railroad has your perfect getaway to scenic New York City, Hudson Valley and the shores of Connecticut.

MTA Adds Service to Area Beaches to Kick Off the Summer Season

MTA Adds Service to Area Beaches to Kick Off the Summer Season

Governor Cuomo’s $121 Million Modernization Now on Fast Track for Completion in Less Than 2 Years

Governor Andrew Cuomo has put the planned $121 million modernization of the Long Island Rail Road’s aging Hicksville station on the fast track, announcing the LIRR and the prime contractor have agreed to complete the job in 22 months, 13 months sooner than planned. “Hicksville station is the LIRR’s third busiest station – topped only by Penn and Jamaica - and it’s a key transfer point for customers on the Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma branches,” Governor Cuomo said. “To have such an important transportation hub encumbered by construction for three years was out of the question. In order to speed up the process both the LIRR and the contractor have worked out a unique construction methodology shortening the total construction time from 35 to 22 months.”

New Access Point Links 9 Subway Lines with Port Authority Trans-Hudson Rail Service

Customers seeking to connect between Fulton Center’s Dey Street Concourse and Port Authority’s World Trade Center transportation hub will be able to use the underground passage to reach the PATH station, Battery Park City and World Trade Center Towers 1 and 4 will be able to do so, starting Thursday, May 26 at 5 p.m.

Capital Plan Review Board Approves Largest MTA Spending Plan in State History; MTA Renovation of 31 Subway Stations throughout the New York-Metro Area Gets Underway; LIRR Double Track Project to Award

The $27 billion 2015-19 MTA Capital Program has received final approval from the Capital Plan Review Board. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made the announcement on Tuesday regarding the passage of this Capital Program, marking the largest investment in MTA infrastructure in state history, and outlines five years’ worth of vital investments to renew, enhance and expand the MTA network.

Express to Hamptons & Montauk - Departs Penn Station at 4:06 p.m.

The Long Island Rail Road’s popular Cannonball express, offering premium Hamptons Reserve service and the fastest ride from Manhattan to Montauk, debuts Memorial Day Weekend with the Cannonball East departing Penn Station on Friday, May 27 at 4:06 p.m.

Meeting in Canarsie, Brooklyn to Continue Community Engagement on Construction Options and Alternate Service Plans

The public will have another chance to be heard regarding future reconstruction work on the Canarsie Tunnel, which carries the [L] train under the East River between Brooklyn and Manhattan. A third community meeting will be held on Thursday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. at Beraca Baptist Church at 9602 Flatlands Avenue in Brooklyn.

LIRR to Hold First Round of Public Meetings for Expansion Project

The MTA Long Island Rail Road is holding its first round of public meetings this week on the LIRR Expansion Project, which will improve efficiency and safety for commuters and residents on Long Island.

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

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