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

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

Start of Next Phase to Connect 37 Stations in Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan in 2016

Customers at some more subway stations can now check social media or download apps thanks to Phase 4 expansion of wireless, public safety and Wi-Fi services to 21 underground subway stations in the Bronx and 16 in Manhattan. In addition, Transit Wireless has initiated design and construction work on the fifth phase of the seven-phase project to wire all 279 underground MTA stations. When completed, Phase 5 will bring another 37 stations online by mid-2016, including the first stations in Brooklyn. “More and more, access to high speed internet is a necessity and many New Yorkers cannot afford to be blacked out while trying to get from point A to point B,” Governor Cuomo said. “By ensuring that subways stations throughout the city offer full Wi-Fi capabilities, we are not only improving rider experience, but also making public transportation a more viable option for those who work in and around our city.”

Under-River Tunnel Linking Manhattan and Queens Rebounds after Superstorm Sandy

The MTA is celebrating 75 years of the Queens Midtown Tunnel the weekend of November 15, three years after the only under-river link for Manhattan and Queens drivers closed for the first time due to extensive flooding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

Sports Fans Are Helping to Push MTA Long Island Rail Road Ridership Higher

Sports Fans Are Helping to Push MTA Long Island Rail Road Ridership Higher

Take Metro-North Railroad to the Hudson Valley During Restaurant Week November 2-15

Take the train to dine during Fall Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HVRW) presented by The Valley Table magazine, November 2 to 15. The anticipation is already building as the valley’s top chefs and restaurateurs prepare for the region’s ultimate culinary event. Offering everything from Hudson River views of the Palisades (X20 Xaviars on Hudson in Yonkers and The Red Hat Bistro in Irvington) to village Main Street shopping (Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill in Cold Spring and Kitchen Sink Food & Drink in Beacon), almost 80 Restaurant Week participants are within walking distance from a Metro-North station along the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines.

New Facility Includes Five Floors of Parking and Multi-Modal Access

The ribbon has been cut for the newly completed North White Plains Parking Garage located at the southeast corner of Bond Street and Haarlem Avenue, across from the Metro-North North White Plains train station. North White Plains station is one of the busiest stations in Metro-North’s service area, serving almost 2,200 customers during the weekday and almost 1,300 riders on the weekend.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 30 - November 2

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 30 - November 2

The MTA is the Best Way to get to an Array of Events This Weekend

The New York Mets will be taking on the Kansas City Royals in the 2015 World Series and MTA trains and buses will be ready to serve fans headed to Citi Field starting Friday, October 30 for Games 3, 4, and 5 (if necessary). If you’re not into the Fall Classic, there’s plenty more going on this weekend with Saturday’s annual Village Halloween Parade and Sunday’s TSC New York City Marathon. Wherever you are going, the MTA will get you there!

MTA Board Approves 2015 - 2019 Capital Program

MTA Board Approves 2015 - 2019 Capital Program

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