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Press Release
May 29, 2009
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MTA New York City Transit Introduces Trip Planner Voice

MTA New York City Transit now offers a new dimension to the Trip Planner experience with Trip Planner Voice, enabling customers to access bus and subway travel itinerary information via the telephone 24/7 without the need to wait to speak to an agent. Using advanced interactive voice response (IVR) and speech recognition technology, Trip Planner Voice allows customers to access NYC Transit's Automated Travel Information Service (ATIS) to plan their trips.

Press Release
May 29, 2009
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MTA New York City Transit Announces MetroCard Grace Periods For June 28th Fare Change

Customers who purchase a 1-Day Fun Pass, 7-Day, 14-Day or 30-Day Unlimited MetroCard prior to the scheduled June 28th fare change, and use them for the first time no later than July 6th, will receive all of the unlimited travel they are entitled to. Pay-Per-Ride MetroCards are not affected and can be used normally after the increase.

Press Release
May 29, 2009
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Extension of X17A Express Bus Route Afternoon Trips are Extended to Arthur Kill Road

MTA NYC Transit announces that effective Monday, June 1, 2009, afternoon trips on the Staten Island X17A express route will be extended from the current terminal on Drumgoole Road West/Annadale Road to Arthur Kill Road/Annadale Road. With this change, X17A buses will now include three stops on Annadale Road currently served during the mornings only. This was done in order to clarify and formalize the proper route and eliminate any confusion for our customers and bus operators.

Press Release
May 28, 2009
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 123456ACDEFGJQR

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.

12

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 30 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 1, downtown 12 trains skip 66th, 59th and 50th Streets due to station rehabilitation at 59th Street.

Press Release
May 22, 2009
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NYC Transit Veterans Observe Memorial Day

The Transit Veterans' Association (TVA), a grassroots employee organization within MTA New York City Transit, is observing its 2nd Memorial Day Ceremony to honor military personnel who died in service. The ceremony will be held on Friday, May 22, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m., at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Park located at 55 Water Street in Lower Manhattan.

Press Release
May 22, 2009
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Riders To Grade MTA NYC Transit Local Bus Service In Manhattan

MTA New York City Transit today announced that local bus customers in Manhattan will be given a second chance to rate their rides for the next three consecutive weeks when Rider Report Cards are once again distributed within many neighborhoods throughout the borough.

Press Release
May 21, 2009
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Changes Take Effect on Several Manhattan Bus Routes

MTA NYC Transit announces that, effective Memorial Day, May 25, 2009, route changes will take effect on the M5, M7, M6, M10, M20, M27, M30 and M104 bus routes. These Manhattan route modifications are required due to the changes in midtown traffic which will affect traffic on Broadway between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and 23rd Street. The specific routes changes are as follows:

M5

The M5 will make local stops northbound between Houston Street and 14th Street. All northbound Limited stops in this segment will be converted to local stops.

Press Release
May 21, 2009
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Weekend SIR Service Disruption

In order to accommodate a New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC) project this weekend, free shuttle buses will replace Staten Island Railway train service between the Pleasant Plains and Tottenville stations. This work is part of a larger city project to control the discharge of storm water and prevent roadway flooding.

Press Release
May 21, 2009
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 234567ACDEFGJNQRS

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.

25

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 23 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 25, Bronx-bound 25 trains run express from 3rd Avenue-149th Street to East 180th Street due to cable installation near East 180th Street.

Press Release
May 20, 2009
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MTA New York City Transit Extends G Line During Culver Viaduct Rehabilitation

Beginning July 5 and lasting approximately four years, extensive reconstruction of the Culver Viaduct will require the extension of the G Line subway service to Church Avenue in Southern Brooklyn. While designed to accommodate this major structure rehabilitation, the extension will provide additional service south of Smith-9th Street, save travel time for many customers and provide additional transfer options.

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