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Press Release
September 25, 2014
IMMEDIATE
FASTRACK Returns To The R Line In Brooklyn

On Monday, September 29, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to the R Subway Line Icon Fourth Avenue line in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. For four consecutive weeknights from Monday, September 29, to early Friday morning, October 3, R Subway Line Icon trains will be suspended between Bay Ridge-95 St and 36 St.

Press Release
September 25, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service

Press Release
September 25, 2014
IMMEDIATE
First Phase of 88 St and 104 St A Line Station Renewals Completed

Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, September 29, A Subway Line Icon Line customers will once again have access to the Queens-bound sides of the 88 St and 104 St stations along the Liberty Avenue Line in Queens. The five-month station renewal project is part of a major $39 million capital project that will see the complete renewals of five stations along the Liberty Avenue A Subway Line Icon Line.

Press Release
September 19, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Advisory: Reminder of Weekend Service Changes Due To 7 Flushing Line Work

From 2:00 a.m. Saturday, September 20 to 4:30 a.m. Monday, September 22, 7 Subway Line Icon trains will be suspended between Times Square-42 St and 74 St-Broadway in both directions due to the continued installation of CBTC (Communications-Based Train Control) and the replacement of critical track panels along the Flushing Line.

Press Release
September 19, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA to Purchase 120 New Buses

As part of the ongoing effort to modernize the nation’s largest municipal bus fleet, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking Board approval next week to award federally funded contracts to bus manufacturer New Flyer of America (New Flyer) for the delivery of 120 new low-floor transit buses, to be used by MTABus Company. The award consists of two contracts for 75 low floor 60-foot articulated diesel buses and 45 low floor 40-foot diesel buses.

Press Release
September 18, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service

Press Release
September 18, 2014
IMMEDIATE
MTA New York City Transit Service Advisory for the People’s Climate March

The People’s Climate March will be held on Sunday, September 21, between 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in midtown Manhattan. The March’s route will begin at Central Park West, between 65 St and 86 Sts, with participants travelling through Midtown and Times Square, ending at 11 Av between 34 St and 38 St, near the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Attendance could reach upwards of 60,000 people for this event.

Press Release
September 15, 2014
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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES EARLY COMPLETION OF SUPERSTORM SANDY RECOVERY WORK IN MONTAGUE SUBWAY TUNNEL

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo joined Metropolitan Transportation Authority leaders and elected officials from New York City to mark the restoration of normal R Subway Line Icon subway service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. This announcement follows the successful rebuilding of the Montague Tube subway tunnel that was inundated with salt water during Superstorm Sandy. Regular R Subway Line Icon service will resume at 6 a.m. Monday.

Press Release
September 11, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service
Press Release
September 4, 2014
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory
Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service

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