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30 NYC Transit Workers Honored for Acts of Bravery, Distinguished Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today recognized 30 New York City Transit employees for their acts of bravery and distinguished service that showed how they performed above and beyond their duties to help customers, their colleagues or the public.

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for December 12 - December 15

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for December 12 - December 15

MTA Launches New TV Public Service Campaign on Bus Safety

Customers may soon notice some important messages from the MTA pop up during their TV viewing. That's because the MTA has produced a new on-air public service announcement campaign for New York City Transit buses and the MTA Bus Company to educate bus customers, pedestrians and bicyclists about safety on and around buses.

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Plaza Improvements

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Staten Island toll plaza project is complete. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that MTA Bridges and Tunnels has completed the $50 million project, improving traffic flow from Staten Island approaches onto the bridge. The three-year project was completed on budget and seven months ahead of schedule.

MTA Arts & Design Installs New Photography Exhibit by Danny Lyon

MTA Arts & Design has installed a new photography exhibit that features exclusive images by Danny Lyon, who photographed subway riders in 1966. The exhibit, located at the Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr [B][D][N][Q][R][2][3][4][5] station in Brooklyn, will be on view for one year.

Let LIRR be Your Guide to NYC Holiday Scene

It’s Christmastime in the city and LIRR wants to help you take in the Big Apple’s seasonal splendor.

NYC Transit Prepping for Heavy Rain

Prepping for heavy rain

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for December 5 - December 8

The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for December 5 - December 8

Brooklyn Students Get Creative For Verrazano 50th

Students from two different Brooklyn schools who used their creative talents to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge have completed art projects that are now on display at the facility at the administration building. Second-graders from P.S. 185 in Bay Ridge visited the Verrazano-Narrows administration building days after the Nov. 21 anniversary to see their art exhibit and talk to Facility Engineer David Riggs and Director of Bridges South Bill McCann, who oversees day-to-day operations at the Verrazano-Narrows, Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial and Cross Bay Veterans Memorial bridges.

MTA Bridges and Tunnels Prepared For Winter

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is ready to battle winter weather this year with 98 trucks in its snow and ice-fighting arsenal and 9,180 tons of anti-corrosive deicer on hand. The snow fleet, made up of regular maintenance trucks that are turned into snow plows and conveyors during winter months, includes 44 vehicles equipped with ground temperature sensors that let the operator and bridge managers know if the roadway is in danger of freezing.