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Off-Peak & Family Fare Pricing in Effect Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

MTA Long Island Rail Road is ready or the extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend with additional train service to get travelers where they want to go and off-peak ticket pricing they will find very attractive.

Save with Discounted Holiday Travel Fares

Avoid the traffic, save money and travel on MTA Metro-North Railroad as part of your Thanksgiving holiday plans. Metro-North is providing special service and extra trains throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Off-peak fares will be in effect on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, through Sunday, November 27, and customers can take advantage of free parking at many stations.

Lowest Toll Increase Since 2009

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled two options for needed increase tolls over the next two years by less than 4 percent – or an average of 2 percent annually, consistent with the financial forecast made in July. The MTA’s continued discipline in keeping costs down has resulted in the lowest increase since 2009, when the MTA committed to a biennial schedule to keep adjustments as small and predictable as possible.

Lowest Fare Increase Since 2009

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled two options for needed increase to fares and tolls over the next two years by less than 4 percent – or an average of 2 percent annually, consistent with the financial forecast made in July. The MTA’s continued discipline in keeping costs down has resulted in the lowest increase since 2009, when the MTA committed to a biennial schedule to keep adjustments as small and predictable as possible.

MTA Metro-North Railroad to Receive Up to 94 Additional M8 Cars for the New Haven Line

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board has approved an order for at least 60, and up to a total of 94 additional new M8 rail cars that provide train service on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line. The cars, the first of which are expected to enter service in three years, will allow the railroad to lengthen rush hour trains, retire its last 36 older M2 cars, increase safety, and have flexibility to increase train service in the years ahead to meet ridership increases. The cars will supplement the 405 M8 cars already in use on the New Haven Line and New Canaan Branch.

MTA Metro-North Railroad and Rockland County to Strengthen Partnership on TAPPAN ZEExpress Bus

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced a strengthened partnership between MTA Metro-North Railroad and Rockland County’s commuter bus service, the TAPPAN ZEExpress, to add service on Saturdays and initiate Sunday service for the first time. The changes will make it easier for Rockland County residents to access Metro-North Railroad.

MTA Board Approves Project to Rebuild LIRR Bridge at Post Avenue in Westbury

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board has approved a contract for the design and construction of a new bridge carrying the Long Island Rail Road tracks over Post Avenue at the Westbury LIRR station.

Lowest Fare Increase Since 2009

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled two options for needed increase to fares and tolls over the next two years by less than 4 percent – or an average of 2 percent annually, consistent with the financial forecast made in July. The MTA’s continued discipline in keeping costs down has resulted in the lowest increase since 2009, when the MTA committed to a biennial schedule to keep adjustments as small and predictable as possible.

Buses to Replace LIRR Overnight Trains on Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson Branches from 1 to 4 a.m. Nov. 16 for Track Work

Buses will replace two Ronkonkoma Branch and three Port Jefferson Branch trains on the Main Line between Jamaica and Hicksville tomorrow morning from 1 a.m. until 4 a.m. to allow the Long Island Rail Road to make switch repairs at Nassau Interlocking in Mineola. The work will result in some cancellations and schedule changes for one Oyster Bay Branch train and one Montauk Branch train.

Special Trains for College Game Supplement Metro-North’s Regular NFL Trains

Get to the gridiron without the gridlock! Riding MTA Metro-North Railroad is the best way to see the clash between legendary rivals Fordham Rams and the Holy Cross Crusaders at Yankee Stadium this Saturday, November 12, at 3 p.m. On Sunday, as always for 1 p.m. Jets or Giants games at MetLife Stadium, Metro-North will provide service from the New Haven Line to the Meadowlands Sports Complex.

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