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Press Release
December 9, 2007
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NYC Transit Statement on Possible Access-A-Ride Job Action

NYC Transit is aware that Amalgamated Transport Union Local 1181-1061 has threatened to call for a job action or strike against four Access-A-Ride carriers on Monday, December 10, 2007. Those carriers are: Atlantic Paratrans, Inc.; Maggies Paratransit Corp. ; Mv Transportation, Inc., and; Transit Facility Mgmt Corp.

These carriers, under contract with MTA New York City Transit provide approximately 50 % of Paratransit daily scheduled services. However, this is a private labor dispute between the ATU and the carriers. NYC Transit is not a party to these negotiations.

Press Release
December 7, 2007
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MTA NYC Transit and the Grinch Remind Riders of Simple Etiquette

"Listen, We Can All Be Decent This Time Of Year!" - The Grinch

Bus and subway trips are a lot smoother and more enjoyable when customers are courteous and respectful to one another. MTA New York City Transit is again teaming up with the Grinch - a special spokesperson who has more than a passing familiarity with uncivilized behavior - to get the word out that courtesy pays.

Press Release
December 6, 2007
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MTA NYC Transit Names Line General Managers For 7 And L

First Step in Reorganization Improves Service, Accountability

In the initial move of what is expected to be a sweeping reorganization of MTA New York City Transit's subway operations, agency president Howard H. Roberts, Jr. has named two veteran Department of Subways' professionals to the posts of Line General Manager for the 7 and the L. The new positions will be responsible for virtually all elements of the day-to-day operations on both of these lines, overseeing everything from announcements to station cleanliness.

Press Release
December 6, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 4ADRW

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

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From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9, Bronx-bound 4 trains run express from 149th Street to Burnside Avenue due to cable work north of 149th Street station.

Press Release
December 4, 2007
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MTA Staten Island Railway (SIR) to Expand Express Service Morning Rush Hour

MTA New York City Transit today announced the expansion of Staten Island Railway's (SIR) morning rush hour express train service. The expansion is in response to a surge in SIR ridership, which has seen a 10.2 percent increase in ridership during the 3rd Quarter of this year. By comparison, ridership on heavy rail systems nationally grew by only four percent.

Press Release
December 4, 2007
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MTA NYC Transit Releases Final Report Of Joint Track Safety Task Force

After an extensive six-month effort during which MTA New York City Transit worked closely with Transport Workers Union Local 100 to come up with ways of helping to ensure the safety of employees who labor along the system's more than 800 miles of subway track, the Joint Track Safety Task Force has released its final report. The report identifies several areas where safety can be improved and makes recommendations to reduce the hazards of working along the right of way.

Press Release
November 29, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 12345ACDJRW

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

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Press Release
November 21, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 146ACDFRW

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

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From 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, November 24 and Sunday, November 25, downtown 1 trains skip 238th, 231st, and 225th Streets due to rail work south of 238th Street.

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Press Release
November 16, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On the 12367ACDFGJMNRW

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, November 17 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 19, 1 trains skip 28th, 23rd, and 18th Streets in both directions due to work on the Cortlandt Street underpinning.

Press Release
November 14, 2007
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MTA New York City Transit Observes Elevator and Escalator Safety Week

National Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness Week is observed each year during the second full week of November. The event is aimed at drawing attention to the safe, responsible use of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. MTA New York City Transit representatives are at designated, high-traffic stations all this week, alerting customers to the safety issues associated with the use of the system's 158 elevators, 169 escalators and two moving walkways.

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