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Press Release
June 4, 2015
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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
June 4, 2015
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Service Advisory for Randall's Island Governor's Ball Concerts

MTA New York City Transit is providing a “special” X80 express bus service from the 125 St-Lexington Avenue 4 Subway Line Icon5 Subway Line Icon6 Subway Line Icon station to Randall's Island daily from Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7, for those attending the Governor's Ball Concerts.

Press Release
June 4, 2015
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New York Transit Museum Director to Retire

The New York Transit Museum announced today that its longtime director, Gabrielle Shubert will retire in September.

Press Release
June 3, 2015
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MTA Bus Time™ Service Now Available as App for iPhone, Android Users

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has significantly upgraded MTA Bus Time™, its live bus tracking service, by making it available as a free downloadable app for iOS and Android smartphone users. Additionally starting June 6, new time-based bus arrival information will be available for Bronx bus routes and will be available for bus routes in the other boroughs in the near future as the MTA moves forward with new ways to provide customers with real-time arrival information.

Press Release
June 2, 2015
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MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco To Retire

Carmen Bianco, President of Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit, announced today he plans to retire later this year from his position running the largest mass transit system in North America. In his time as President, Bianco transformed the agency’s organizational culture to align management strategies, enhance safety and improve customer service to advance the subways, buses, paratransit and Staten Island Railway in New York City.

Press Release
May 28, 2015
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Brooklyn-bound Rockaway Blvd A Line Station To Close for Renewal

Beginning 5:00 a.m., Monday, June 1, until Fall 2015, MTA New York City Transit will close the Brooklyn-bound Rockaway Blvd station, as part of an ongoing $39 million capital project at five stations along the A Subway Line Icon line on Liberty Avenue in Ozone Park: 80 St-Hudson Street, 88 St-Boyd Avenue, Rockaway Boulevard, 104 St-Oxford Avenue and 111 St-Greenwood Avenue.

Press Release
May 28, 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
May 28, 2015
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MTA Capital Construction Invites the Public to Operate a Second Avenue Subway Train – Sort of

MTA Capital Construction has invited the public to stop by the Community Information Center and experience the facility’s newest feature – a subway simulator that will give visitors the experience of operating a train through the three new stations of the Second Avenue Subway. Click online at https://youtu.be/IwU2fIf6N4U to see the simulator in action!

Press Release
May 27, 2015
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Overnight Service Changes Impact A/S Line Riders in Queens/Rockaways Starting At 10 p.m. Tonight

MTA New York City Transit will suspend service between Broad Channel and Rockaway Blvd starting at 10:00 p.m. tonight to make permanent repairs to signal equipment and track components damaged by the theft of approximately 500 feet of copper cable from 12 locations along the right of way near the Howard Beach station.  Crews will work through the night in anticipation of a normal Thursday morning rush period.

Press Release
May 27, 2015
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Queens A Train Suspension Caused by Massive Theft of Copper Cable

Hundreds of thousands of Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit subway customers were victimized this morning by a massive theft of copper cable from A Subway Line Icon line subway tracks near Howard Beach, Queens. Limited A Subway Line Icon train service is being restored at this moment but residual delays will persist throughout the day.

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