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Press Release
October 16, 2008
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Trip Planner Adds New Features to Service; Surpasses Calls to Travel Information Hotline
MTA New York City Transit has added another customer friendly option to its popular on-line travel itinerary service, Trip Planner, and introduced a new, smaller Widget that users can add to their desktop, officials announced today. Trip Planner is used by more than three hundred thousand commuters a month to plan trips using the bus or subway network.
Press Release
October 10, 2008
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Riders Asked To Rate 4 Line In Second Round of MTA New York City Transit Rider Report Cards
In our continuing effort to solicit feedback from our customers, MTA New York City Transit is again distributing Rider Report Cards throughout the system. Riders on the 4 are next in line of NYC Transit's over five million daily subway riders asked to rate the progress of their line since the initial round of report cards was distributed in July 2007.
Press Release
October 3, 2008
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MTA New York City Transit Modifies Southbound M2, M3 and M5 Bus Routes at 25th Street
MTA New York City Transit officials announced that the southbound M2, M3 and M5 buses no longer turn onto West 25th Street off 5th Avenue, but instead remain on 5th Avenue until they turn off at East 8th Street.

This permanent route change, which is already in effect, is necessitated by street work being carried out by New York City Department of Transportation. As a result, the bus stop at Broadway/24th Street is no longer utilized by the M2, M3 and M5 routes.

Press Release
October 1, 2008
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MTA New York City Transit's Staten Island Bus Depots Earn High Marks in Air Conditioning Survey
One of the most complicated parts on a modern bus is the climate-control system. It takes a high level of talent and dedication to maintain one of these systems to the satisfaction of our customers who depend on it each day for their comfort and to the satisfaction of transit management.
Press Release
October 1, 2008
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MTA NYC Transit Enters Fight Against Sexual Harassment in the Subway
MTA New York City Transit's latest public service campaign has been designed to combat sexual harassment in the subway. This educational message features subway car cards and brochures aimed at encouraging victims to report incidents of sexual harassment and informing them of the best ways to stay safe. The message is clear: "This type of behavior does not have to be tolerated by customers and is viewed by the NYPD and NYC Transit as a very serious crime."
Press Release
September 29, 2008
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Riders Asked To Rate J Z Line In Second Round Of MTA New York City Transit Rider Report Cards
In our continuing effort to solicit feedback from our customers, MTA New York City Transit is again distributing Rider Report Cards throughout the system. Jamaica Line J Z riders are the next in line of NYC Transit's over five million daily subway riders asked to rate the progress of their lines since the initial round of report cards was distributed in July, 2007.
Press Release
September 26, 2008
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Photo Opportunity: Vintage Train Run To Mark Last Day Of Regular Season Play At Shea
From the opening day of Shea Stadium back in 1964, the smartest way to get there was the 7 Flushing Line to Willets Point. And for the last regular-season home game, 44 years later, the subway is still the smart way to go. To celebrate the event, NYC Transit will run a special ten-car "Nostalgia Special." The train is scheduled to leave Times Square-42nd Street at approximately 11 a.m., arriving at Willet's Point-Shea Stadium at noon.
Press Release
September 25, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 4ACDEFGNQR
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
September 24, 2008
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MTA New York City Transit Reorganizes Department of Subways for Improved Service
Following the successful introduction of the Line General Manager program on the 7 and L lines late last year, MTA New York City Transit is continuing the move toward decentralization with the implementation of the first major managerial reorganization of the Department of Subways since the creation of the agency more than 50 years ago.
Press Release
September 19, 2008
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Service Advisory: MTA NYC Transit Buses and MTA Buses Affected by United Nations General Assembly

Due to the United Nations General Assembly meeting scheduled from September 22 through October 3, 2008, many streets around the United Nations HQ in Manhattan will be closed to traffic by the New York City Police Department and the Secret Service.

As a result, the following bus routes will be either rerouted and/or experience significant delays in service:

M1, M2, M3, M4, M9, M15, M20, M27, M42, M50, M66, M72, M101, M102, M103, M104

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