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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

Press Release
January 9, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT PRESIDENT ANDY BYFORD ISSUES UPDATE ON R179 SUWBAY CARS

ANDY BYFORD: Good afternoon. I’m Andy Byford, President of New York City Transit. I have a number of my colleagues here today and I’ll ask them to introduce themselves individually.

Press Release
January 5, 2020
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Surge of ‘Excited’ Feedback for Jay St-MetroTech Accessible Station Lab

MTA New York City Transit encourages customers to continue to provide feedback about station accessibility features being tested at the Accessible Station Lab at the Jay St-MetroTech acfr

Press Release
December 31, 2019
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MTA Releases Draft Plan to Dramatically Redraw Queens Bus Network for First Time in 100 Years

Customer-Driven Redesign Will Include Extensive Community Outreach; Increase Connections Within Borough, Decrease Travel Times

Press Release
December 30, 2019
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MTA Bus-Mounted Camera Program Begins Issuing Bus Lane Violations on B44 SBS Route Today

Bus Lane Violators Now Subject to Graduated Fine Structure up to $250;

Press Release
December 27, 2019
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MTA Issues Request for Proposals to Build Connectivity in L Line’s East River Tunnel

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that it is has issued a Request for Proposals for a real estate license to build out and operate broadband wireless connectivity infrastructure – cellular connections – in the L Subway Line’s tunnel under the East River.

Press Release
December 21, 2019
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168 St Station Reopens Ahead of Schedule

Station Was Closed for Nearly a Year; Work Marks First Complete Replacement of Elevators At This Station in Over a Century

MTA New York City Transit reopened the 168 St station on the 1 Subway line late Friday night, marking the culmination of a nearly year-long effort to replace and upgrade elevators at the more than 100-year-old station. The completion of the work came in on budget and ahead of schedule. 

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