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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 25 - March 28

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for March 25 - March 28

Concession Brings Improvements to Key Station on Metro-North’s Harlem Line

Tim Hortons, “Canada’s favourite coffee chain,” officially opened its doors at the White Plains Station. The franchise is operated by Gateway Foods, which has been operating a newsstand at the station since June 2014 that it intends to begin renovating.

LIRR Will Provide Additional Trains on Friday, March 25

On Good Friday, March 25, the New York City Subway and Staten Island Railway will operate on regular weekday schedules, and the Long Island Rail Road will offer 10 extra trains departing Penn Station between 1:49 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. A normal Sunday schedule will be in effect on Easter Sunday, March 27. However, there will be some adjustments to MTA services as noted below.

Additional Eastbound Service on Friday, March 25

The Long Island Rail Road will provide additional eastbound service on Friday, March 25 for customers leaving work early on Good Friday, the start of the Easter weekend.

Event Will Also Feature Information About Metro-North Procurement Opportunities and How to Apply for Jobs Online

he MTA is proud to present opportunities to small businesses across the Hudson Valley region. The transportation authority, which includes Metro-North, will hold an event for anyone who owns a small business, especially one that’s certified through Federal or State programs as disadvantaged or owned by members of minorities, women or veterans who have been disabled in the line of duty.

Customers Can Take Advantage of Up to 30% Savings for the Package

From futuristic concept cars to never-before-seen production models -- New York International Auto Show has it all, and MTA’s railroads are offering discount rides and show packages to this must-see, annual event. Long Island Rail Road customers can take advantage of up to 30% savings for the package which includes LIRR off-peak round-trip rail fare and admission to the Auto Show.

New Schedule Took Effect on Sunday, April 3, 2016

It's no secret that Metro-North’s East of Hudson schedules will be changing on April 3, 2016 to improve on-time performance during peak travel periods, support critical track and infrastructure work and address customer requests, but shhh...Metro-North has more ways to provide you with a quieter ride. Certain morning and evening rush hour trains on the New Haven, Harlem and Hudson Lines will be adjusted by between 1 and 4 minutes. These minor adjustments will decrease train dwell time at stations, relieve congestion, increase train speed, help prevent the cascading impact of minor delays and improve on-time performance.

Public Transportation Riders Who Reported Suspicious Packages or Activities Tell Their Stories in Emotionally Potent MTA Public Safety Ad Campaign

A familiar MTA campaign has a new twist. The “If you see something, say something” public safety campaign is incorporating real stories from real New Yorkers who have reported suspicious packages or activities. An advertising campaign that launches today adds a new slogan for the first time, “New Yorkers Keep New York Safe,” and features MTA customers who describe the scenarios they experienced that prompted them to report suspicious packages or activities.

MTA Prepares for Late Winter Storm

The calendar calls for the First Day of Spring on Sunday, but we may get a wintry blast possibly dumping several inches of snow in parts of the metropolitan region. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority 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, especially on outdoor platforms and stairs.

Vital Construction Will Occur in Two Sections; Work Will Begin Summer 2017

MTA New York City Transit is preparing to rebuild two crucial sections of the [M] line in Brooklyn and Queens in order to ensure that two decades-old deteriorating overpasses remain safe for travel.