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Press Release
January 21, 2020
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MTA Releases First Look of Next Generation of Subway Cars

New R211 Cars Will Become New Design Standard of Future NYC Transit Subway Cars;

Once Delivered, New Cars to Serve Subway System’s Lettered Lines, Staten Island Railway;

Photos of the R211 Pilot Cars Currently in Production are Available Here

Press Release
January 20, 2020
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New Full-Year Data Shows Subway Hitting 6-Year Annual High with Weekday On-Time Performance Above 80% in 2019
MTA New York City Transit today announced 2019 full-year statistics showing continued performance improvements on the subway thanks to the sustained success of both the Subway Action Plan and the Save Safe Seconds initiative. Weekday on-time performance (OTP) surpassed 80% for the seventh consecutive month in December 2019, and there were improvements on all other metrics tracked by the agency as well. Average full-year OTP also exceeded 80% in 2019 for the first time since 2013.
Press Release
January 20, 2020
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Bus Lane ViolationFines Coming to 14th Street as New Data Shows Sustained Performance & Ridership Improvements Since Launch of 'Busway' & Bus-Mounted Camera Enforcement
M14 Ridership Increases up 19 Percent on Weekdays and Up To 25% During the AM Peak; Bus Travel Times Drop by 36 Percent; Continued Ridership Increases Show Customer Preference to M14 Bus During Peak Travel Hours
Press Release
January 16, 2020
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MTA Announces Public Hearing on Final Plan for MTA’s Bronx Bus Network Redesign

Proposed Final Plan Invests up to Additional $2M in New Bronx Bus Network, Adds New Routes, Improves Service Frequency, Streamlines Circuitous Routes and Balances Stop Spacing to Speed up Rides

Express Bus Changes Postponed, Giving Riders an Opportunity to Vote with Their Feet by Utilizing Express Buses During Off-Peak Hours and Weekends

Public Hearing Follows Unprecedented Levels of Public Outreach, Multi-Agency Coordination and Extensive Feedback from Customers

 

Press Release
January 16, 2020
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MTA NYC Transit Marks First Full Year of New Station Management Program

‘Group Station Managers’ Have Addressed More Than 62,000 Station Issues Since Program Launch

More Than 100 Stations Deep-Cleaned & More Than 200 Stations Received Enhancements

NYC Transit President Byford Modeled Program After Personal Experience in London Underground

 

Press Release
January 13, 2020
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MTA Announces Resumption of Service After Water Main Break on Upper West Side

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today issued the following update on this morning’s water main break on the Upper West Side of Manhattan from New York City Transit President Andy Byford.

Press Release
January 13, 2020
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MTA Issues Update On Water Main Break As NYCT Works To Restore Full Service Ahead Of PM Rush

View Photos and Video of NYCT’s Ongoing, Aggressive Clean-Up Efforts

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released the following statement from New York City Transit President Andy Byford following this morning’s water main break on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

Press Release
January 13, 2020
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MTA Moves Forward with Signal Modernization of Eighth Avenue ACE Line

$246M Contract Awarded to Install Communications-Based Train Control System and Other Significant Upgrades on Major Corridor Between Manhattan & Brooklyn

Press Release
January 12, 2020
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MTA Adds More Outreach Opportunities for Public Input on Draft Plan to Reimagine Queens Bus Network for First Time in 100 Years

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced additional public opportunities to provide feedback on the draft plan for the Queens Bus Network Redesign as part of a customer-led process to completely redraw the century-old Queens bus system to better serve customers, shorten commute times, speed up buses, increase intermodal connections and provide more frequency and choices to travel within the borough and to Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx.

Press Release
January 10, 2020
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MTA Finalizes L Project Service Schedule Through March 2020, Further Reducing Customer Impacts

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today issued the schedule for previously announced power and construction support work on the l Project, the tunnel portion of which remains set for completion in April 2020, some three to six months ahead of schedule. The preparatory work to connect power to three new substations as well as stations improvement work in Brooklyn has been set through March and will impact l

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