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Press Release
July 1, 2015
IMMEDIATE
FASTRACK Returns to the NQR Lines

MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to Manhattan stations along the N Subway Line IconQ Subway Line IconR Subway Line Icon lines for two consecutive weeks. Beginning Monday, July 6, from 10 p.m.

Press Release
July 1, 2015
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
June 25, 2015
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
June 22, 2015
IMMEDIATE
MTA Marks Centennial Anniversary of Brooklyn’s First Complete Subway Line

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today celebrated yet another milestone of New York City’s iconic subway commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opening of the first subway of the now defunct Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT). Absorbed by the New York City Transit system three-quarters of a century ago, the BMT lives on in the memories of seniors and MTA New York City Transit’s drive to improve the customer experience and increase capacity with the avid embrace of new technology.

Press Release
June 19, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Route Change for B26/Q58 Buses in Bushwick/Ridgewood to Start Sunday, June 28

In an effort to address safety concerns and improve the flow of traffic in the area, effective Sunday, June 28, 2015, MTA New York City Transit B26 and Q58 buses will be rerouted in Bushwick and Ridgewood. The NYC Department of Transportation will establish a new traffic pattern, prohibiting right turns from Wyckoff Avenue to Palmetto Street, in an effort to make the intersection safer for both motorists and pedestrians.

Press Release
June 19, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Extension of Weekend Bx5 Bus Service to Bay Plaza

Beginning September 6, 2015, MTA New York City Transit will extend weekend Bx5 bus service from Pelham Bay Park to the Bay Plaza Shopping Center. The extension on weekends will provide a "one-seat" ride for South Bronx customers who currently do not have direct access to the Plaza.

Press Release
June 12, 2015
IMMEDIATE
MTA Advisory: Subway Countdown Clock Train Arrival Information Unavailable on Saturday, June 13

Between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, June 13, real-time train arrival information on countdown clocks at stations and the Subway Time mobile application will not be available as MTA New York City Transit upgrades software to its PA-CIS system. However, customers will still receive audio announcements system-wide. We apologize for the inconvenience to our customers.

Press Release
June 11, 2015
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
June 11, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory for 116th Street Festival and Puerto Rican Day Parade

This weekend’s celebration of Puerto Rican heritage begins on Saturday, June 13 with the 116th Street Abrazo Fraternal Festival which will be held from noon to 7 p.m. along 116th Street between Lexington and 2nd Avenues and on 3rd Avenue between 106th and 122nd Streets. The 116th Street Festival can attract up to 50,000 people at any one time, and overall attendance for the day could reach upwards of 100,000.

Press Release
June 11, 2015
IMMEDIATE
Weekend J Service Extended to Broad St

Beginning at 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 14, MTA New York City Transit will extend J Subway Line Icon weekend service from its current terminus at Chambers St to Broad St in Lower Manhattan.

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