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Press Release
February 22, 2008
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Cold Weather Advisory In Effect For Mta New York City Transit Subways

All Weekend Construction Work is Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, all weekend construction work on the subway system has been cancelled. Subways will follow their normal weekend operating schedule except where affected by the severity of the weather.

Press Release
February 21, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 12456ACEFGJNQR

UPDATE: ALL WORK HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. SUBWAYS WILL OPERATE NORMAL SERVICE.

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
February 14, 2008
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7 Express Back On Track

Flushing Line customers, forced to endure local-only service between Times Square and Main Street for the past four weeks while major track and signal work was being performed will be rewarded Tuesday morning February 19th with the return of 7 express service. Full service will begin in time for the morning rush period.

Press Release
February 13, 2008
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MTA New York City Transit Launches Systemwide Inspection Of Platform Rubbing Boards

Due to concerns over the condition of platform edge rubbing boards in stations throughout the subway system, MTA New York City Transit President Howard H. Roberts, Jr. has ordered a comprehensive, line-by-line inspection beginning tomorrow.

Press Release
February 13, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1245ACEFGJLMNQR

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, February 16 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 18, downtown 12 trains skip 86th and 79th Streets due to station rehabilitation at 96th Street station.

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Press Release
February 13, 2008
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Weekend JM Service Disruptions For February 16-17 Weekend

MTA NYC Transit announced today that, due to track switch renewal at Broadway Junction, there will be no train service between Cypress Hills and Myrtle Avenue stations, beginning 4 a.m. Saturday, February 16 and ending at 10 p.m. Sunday, February 17. Free shuttle bus service will be available between those stations.

Customers may transfer between the free shuttle bus and the J at Cypress Hills or Myrtle Avenue. They may also transfer between the shuttle bus and the A or L at Broadway Junction.

Press Release
February 12, 2008
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MTA New York City Transit Enhances Trip Planner NAVTEQ® Map Data And Microsoft® Virtual Earth™ Added To Itinerary Service
Press Release
February 7, 2008
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NYC Transit Ridership Shows Continued Gains In 2007

Subway Ridership Highest Since 1951
Strong Local Economy and MetroCard Discounts Fuel Growth

Press Release
February 4, 2008
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Mass Transit Best Way To Giants Super Bowl Celebration

Fans Urged To Avoid Lexington Ave Line

Fresh from rooting their NFC Champion Big Blue on to an historic victory in Super Bowl XLII, tens of thousands of New York Giants fans will line Manhattan's famed Canyon of Heroes to salute the Super Bowl Champions on Tuesday, February 5th and MTA NYC Transit is prepared to get them there safely to enjoy the time honored New York City tradition.

Press Release
February 4, 2008
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The Subway is The Best Way to Giants Tickertape Parade

Buses Rerouted Through Lower Manhattan

Tens of thousands of New York Giants fans will line the Canyon of Heroes to salute the Super Bowl XLII Champions as they ride north on Broadway from Battery Place to Chambers Street on Tuesday, February 5.  While the subway remains the best way to get to a spot along the parade route, bus riders should expect street closures to cause delays and reroutes in and around the Lower Manhattan area during the morning and early afternoon.

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