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Governor Cuomo Announces Labor Agreement Between MTA and LIRR

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Prendergast, and United Transportation Union President Anthony Simon, representing a coalition of eight Long Island Rail Road labor unions, have announced an agreement to settle a four-year-old contract dispute between the MTA and the unions. The agreement provides the 17 percent wage increase recommended by the Presidential Emergency Board, and includes the first-ever healthcare contributions from the 5,400 workers that make up the eight unions while protecting commuters and the MTA’s long-term financial stability.

Public Invited to Share Ideas for Improving Transportation During Reinvention Commission Meetings This Week

The MTA wants the public's input on how to prepare for the future of transportation. The general public, as well as invited experts can provide input at next week's Transportation Reinvention Commission meetings.

Beware of E-ZPass Email Phishing Scam

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is warning people to beware of a new email phishing scam that appears to be an attempt to collect unpaid tolls.

Save with Metro-North’s Overnight Summer Getaways

Want to make those carefree summer days last longer? Metro-North wants to help you extend those hours by offering discount overnight getaway packages to some great destinations throughout New York and Connecticut. “The Hudson Valley and Connecticut have some wonderful hotels and overnight accommodations right near the beach and other outdoor adventures,” said Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti. “Each offers a comfortable stay with its own amenities and is easily accessible from one of our stations.”

Horses and a Dance Party in Grand Central's Windows Yield Public Art Recognition for Centennial Celebration

Two very special events commissioned by MTA’s Arts for Transit & Urban Design have been named by Americans for the Arts as among the year’s best public art projects in the U.S. and Canada.

The Weekender: The Way Around Work july 4-7

The Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Workd July 4 -7

NYC Transit Prepping for Heavy Rain

In anticipation of a heavy rain storm, MTA New York City Transit has already canvassed the system cleaning drains, removingtrash and making repairs.

Zerega Avenue and Buhre Avenue 6 Line Stations to Close for Seven Months for Renewal

Improvements along the 6 line at the Zerega and Burhre Avenue stations are on the way. The ongoing $109 million dollar renewal project at five stations along the Pelham Line does mean, however, that MTA New York City Transit will close the Zerega Av and Buhre Av stations in both directions on Saturday, July 5 at 12:01 a.m., and will remain closed until February, 2015.

Robert Moses: Builder Of Bridges and Parks

Robert Moses may have been known as the master builder of New York’s highway system but he was also Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, and whenever he built a new bridge he also constructed a new park nearby or chose a spot near an existing park.

Celebrated Subway Map Designer Massimo Vignelli's Work on Display at Museum of Modern Art

You see an example of it every Friday for the MTA Weekender page. And now fans can see more of the celebrated work Massimo Vignelli designed for New York City Transit, as it is currently being featured at the Museum of Modern Art.

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