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Press Release
December 22, 2014
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MTA New York City Transit Unveils New Courtesy Counts Campaign

MTA NYC Transit is unveiling its “Courtesy Counts, Manners Make a Better Ride” placard campaign which urges customers to be aware that just a few courteous actions can make trains and buses run more efficiently while creating an atmosphere that can make a daily commute more pleasant and less stressful.

Press Release
December 19, 2014
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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
December 18, 2014
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Second Avenue Subway Station Shell at 86th Street Complete

Construction of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) largest expansion of the transit system in decades, the Second Avenue Subway, has reached another critical milestone with the on-time completion of the 86th Street Station cavern. Work began in August of 2011 and was completed earlier this week.

Press Release
December 12, 2014
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MTA Seeks Federal Funds to Increase Capacity on Canarsie L Line

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking federal funding toward approximately $300 million in infrastructure improvements for the Canarsie L Subway Line Icon Line, which runs from Manhattan to the Canarsie section of Brooklyn through neighborhoods that have seen the largest increases in population in New York City.

Press Release
December 12, 2014
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MTA Finds Unrepaired Track Defects Caused F Train Derailment

MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) today released the final report on its exhaustive investigation into the cause of the May 2014 F train derailment along the Queens Boulevard subway line. The report uses prior inspection reports to identify several minor defects in track components present at the point of derailment. Individually, none of them was capable of causing a derailment, but the combination of defects in one location was the most likely cause of the derailment.

Press Release
December 12, 2014
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MTA Honors 30 NYC Transit Workers for Acts of Bravery, Excellence

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.

Press Release
December 10, 2014
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MTA Launches New TV Public Service Campaign on Bus Safety

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (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.

Press Release
December 8, 2014
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MTA Awards Contract to Repair and Harden the South Ferry 1 Station

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded a $193.8 million contract to Judlau Contracting, Inc., to rehabilitate the new South Ferry station and include elements that would protect the station from flooding in the event of future damaging storms.

MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) had previously awarded a contract and work has been completed to remove all damaged finishes and equipment from the South Ferry station. NYC Transit has also implemented interim measures to protect the station from a storm surge, including emergency egress bulkheads at station entrances.

Press Release
December 4, 2014
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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
November 26, 2014
IMMEDIATE
FASTRACK Comes to the 123 in Manhattan and Brooklyn

On Monday, December 1, MTA New York City Transit brings FASTRACK to the 123 lines in Manhattan and Brooklyn. From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for four consecutive weeknights from Monday, December 1, to early Friday morning, December 5, 123 trains are suspended in both directions between 34 St-Penn Station and South Ferry/Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr. For service to/from Lower Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn, use the R before 11:30 p.m. and the N after 11:30 p.m.

How trains will operate:

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