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Weekend at Work: November 1 - November 3, 2014

Weekend at Work: November 1 - November 3, 2014

Celebrate 2014-2015 NBA Season with a New Brooklyn Nets MetroCard

The Brooklyn Nets are getting a jump start to the 2014-2015 NBA basketball season with a new branded MetroCard.

MTA Police Arrest Copper Theft Suspect

The MTA Police have arrested a Hicksville, L.I., man who is suspected of stealing copper cable along the Long Island Rail Road right-of-way on eight occasions this month, including an incident on Thursday that caused widespread delays on the Huntington/Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma Branches. In Thursday's incident, approximately 1171 feet of copper cable was removed or damaged.

63 St Subway Extension Opened 25 Years Ago this Week

63 St Subway Extension Opened 25 Years Ago

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 31 - November 3

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 31 - November 3

Take the Subway to the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon

The 2014 TCS NYC Marathon will kick off on Sunday, November 2 and MTA New York City Transit’s subway and buses will get you to the event from all parts of the city.

MTA Hires New Chief Safety Officer, David L. Mayer, Former NTSB Managing Director

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it has named David L. Mayer as the agency’s new Chief Safety Officer. The new position was created to reinforce safety as the top priority for all MTA agencies as they continue to improve work practices and invest in new technology and equipment.

Keeping Things Fresh At Queens Midtown Tunnel

Most drivers pass by them every day but don’t give much thought to two buildings that are essential to the everyday operations at the Queens Midtown Tunnel but trust us they are helping you breath easier. The Queens Ventilation Building, located on Borden Avenue, and the Manhattan Ventilation Building, off the FDR Drive between 41st and 42nd streets, together contain 46 hugh exhaust and supply fans that provide a complete air change in both tubes of the tunnel every 90 seconds.

November 9 Schedule Change Adds New Haven Line Service

When Metro-North schedules change on Sunday, November 9, for the first time, there will be new half-hourly service between New Haven and New York in the off-peaks and on weekends. There also will be minor adjustments on all three lines to improve reliability.

MTA New York City Transit’s Subway System Enjoys New Vigor at 110

October 27th, 2014 marks the 110th anniversary of the subway system. The first train ran north from City Hall to 145th Street and Broadway. The system that now benefits 5.8 million daily customers sprang from a single line that didn’t leave the confines of Manhattan.