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Press Release
October 30, 2007
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MTA NYC Transit Trip Planner Goes Mobile Itinerary Service For Riders On The Go!

Riders on the go who need fast, accurate travel information have a new tool to rely on: Trip Planner On the Go! Whether from a cellular phone, PDA or Blackberry, users with mobile access to the web can obtain travel itineraries from NYC Transit while standing outside a subway station or sitting in a restaurant. Trip Planner On the Go!, released in a Beta (test) version, will provide users with practically the same itineraries they would receive if they were using a desk or lap top computer.

Press Release
October 30, 2007
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MTA New York City Transit Working to Speed up Bus Service

MTA New York City Transit bus customers could soon benefit from a series of initiatives aimed at making city bus service faster and more dependable than it has ever been. Combining technological advances with methods of bus operation new to the region, the era of slow bus service could eventually be left behind.

Press Release
October 24, 2007
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MTA NYC Transit and MTA Bus Combine for 850 New Hybrid Electric Bus Order

Maintaining a sharp focus on clean-air technology, fuel efficiency and an increased demand for service, MTA New York City Transit and MTA Bus will take delivery of 850 new low-floor Hybrid Electric buses by the end of 2009. The buses, manufactured by DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North America, will be sourced from a 389-vehicle purchase option on a 2005 order and a modification to that order for an additional 461 buses, subject to approval by the Board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Press Release
October 19, 2007
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Rider Report Card Results Released For 5 Line

During the weekday rush periods, the 5 Line connects Eastchester/Dyre Avenue in the Bronx and Brooklyn College/Flatbush Avenue. Traveling south, the line runs between Dyre Avenue and E. 180th Street along the old Boston and Westchester Railroad right-of-way before joining the White Plains Road Line. At 149th Street/Grand Concourse, the 5 becomes one of two Lexington Avenue express services along the most heavily-used rapid transit corridor in the nation.

Press Release
October 19, 2007
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Know Before You Go! MTA New York City Transit Expands E-Mail Subscription Program

Whether it's a doctor's appointment after lunch, dinner and a Broadway show with friends, or just a late night at the office, knowing whether a subway line will be disrupted for planned construction work is vital information riders need to plan their trips. Now, weekday subway riders can know before they go, whether it's during the day or late at night, by subscribing to the NYC Transit E-mail Notification Program. With just a couple of mouse clicks and a few key strokes, subway riders can sign up to receive customized weekday subway diversion e-mails delivered to their inbox weekly.

Press Release
October 18, 2007
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NYC Transit Increases Service on 7 Flushing Line and Canarsie L Line
Press Release
October 12, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 234567ACDEGMNQRW

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
October 5, 2007
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Rider Report Card Results Released For J/Z Line

Third line to be graded in Rider Report Card Program

Press Release
October 5, 2007
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Ride The Rails To Root For The Yankees

Subway Is Best Bet To Stadium For Playoff Action

If it's October, then it must be time for Playoff baseball at Yankee Stadium. As the Bronx Bombers continue the quest for their 27th World championship this weekend against the Cleveland Indians in Game 3 of the ALDS (and Game #4 if necessary), fans are reminded that the best way to reach Yankee Stadium is by subway.

Press Release
October 4, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1234567ACEGNRW

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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