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Press Release
August 6, 2015
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First Full Weekend Shutdown of Cranberry AC Tube to Begin

The subway tunnel that carries the A Subway Line IconC Subway Line Icon Lines between Manhattan and Brooklyn under the East River will be shut down in both directions this weekend as part of 40 nonconsecutive weekends of repairs to fix integral components heavily damaged during Superstorm Sandy.

Press Release
August 6, 2015
IMMEDIATE
MTA New York City Transit: Trash Can Free Stations Pilot Yields Positive Results

Results of the ongoing MTA New York City Transit pilot removing trash cans from a total of 39 subway stations show a significant decrease in the amount of trash bags collected from these stations. The results show a 66% reduction in the number of bags collected at Phase 1 and Phase 2 stations, and a 36% reduction in the number of bags collected at Phase 3 stations.

Press Release
July 30, 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
July 23, 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
July 23, 2015
IMMEDIATE
FASTRACK Returns to the R in Brooklyn

For the first time this year, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to stations along the R Subway Line Icon Fourth Avenue line in Bay Ridge and Sunset Park, Brooklyn for two consecutive weeks. Beginning Monday, July 27, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for four consecutive weeknights, and from Monday, August 3, to early morning Friday, August 7, R Subway Line Icon trains will not stop at stations between Bay Ridge-95 St and 36 St.

Press Release
July 20, 2015
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MTA Moves Forward With Queens Blvd Line Signal Improvement Project

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today gave preliminary approval to two contracts totaling $205.8 million to Siemens Industry Inc. and Thales Transport & Security for the installation of a Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) signaling system on the Queens Boulevard Line, one of New York City Transit’s busiest subway lines.

Press Release
July 16, 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
July 13, 2015
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NYC Department of Transportation, NYC Transit, and Elected Officials Announce Launch of Select Bus Service on 86th Street

New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT), together with MTA NYC Transit, unveiled a new Select Bus Service route along 86th Street in Manhattan today. This corridor currently serves 24,000 commuters daily and is the busiest route citywide per mile.

Press Release
July 10, 2015
IMMEDIATE
NYCT Service Advisory: Service Change Impacting the ABCD Lines

Due to a broken switch at 135 St and St Nicholas Av on the southbound express track, all southbound service must run on the local track between 168 St and 125 St. This will impact A Subway Line IconB Subway Line IconC Subway Line IconD Subway Line Icon service through the p.m. peak as crews work to make repairs.

Press Release
July 10, 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.

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