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Press Release
February 1, 2008
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Weekend L Service Disruptions

On Two Weekends in February

MTA NYC Transit announced today that due to necessary track repairs along the L Canarsie line there is no L train service between 8th Avenue and Union Square for the weekends February 2-4 and February 9-11. Customers are directed to use M14 bus service as an alternative. Workers will be chipping out old concrete and pouring new concrete in the tunnel roadbed just west of Bedford Avenue.

Press Release
January 31, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1234ACEFGLNR

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
January 28, 2008
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New Expanded Service on MTA NYC Transit S89 Limited-Stop Route

Responding to the increasing popularity of the new S89 limited-stop bus service, three daily trips will be added beginning Monday, April 7th. The route, MTA New York City Transit's first interstate bus service, links Eltingville, Staten Island and Bayonne, New Jersey. It has seen steady ridership growth since its introduction, particularly during the busiest a.m. and p.m. peak hours.

Press Release
January 28, 2008
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New Expanded Service On Mta New York City Transit S89 Limited-Stop Route

Responding to the increasing popularity of the new S89 limited-stop bus service, three daily trips will be added to the route beginning Monday, April 7th MTA NYC Transit announced today. The route, New York City Transit's first interstate bus service, links Staten Island with NJ Transit's Hudson Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) line in Bayonne, New Jersey and has seen steady ridership gains since its introduction, particularly during the busiest a.m. and p.m. peak travel times.

Press Release
January 28, 2008
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Weekend 7 Service Restored

Express service remains suspended until March

MTA NYC Transit announced today that track installation along the 7 line near 74th Street was completed in three weekends. Taking advantage of favorable weekend weather, improved inter-departmental planning and, most importantly, the efficiency and productivity of MTA New York City Transit's in-house track forces and the contractor, track and signal work was completed ahead of schedule. This means that normal weekend service between Main Street-Flushing and Woodside-61st Street can resume.

Press Release
January 24, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1234567ACDEFQRW

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
January 18, 2008
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MTA New York City Transit Heroes Save Man From Suicide Attempt

Six MTA New York City Transit workers are being hailed as heroes, credited with saving the life of a distraught Queens man who was threatening to leap from the subway tracks on the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge early this afternoon.

Press Release
January 17, 2008
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7 Line Project Update

Manhattan-Bound Trains Will Make All Stops Between Woodside-61st Street and Queensboro Plaza on Weekends

MTA New York City Transit officials announced today that as a result of significant progress during the ongoing capital project to install new signaling and track switches along the Flushing Line, Manhattan-bound 7 trains will make all stops between Woodside-61st Street and Queensboro Plaza for the next two weekends.

Press Release
January 17, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 123457ACFGQW

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, January 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 21, 1 trains skip 28th, 23rd, and 18th Streets in both directions due to Part Authority work on the WTC site at Cortland Street.

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Press Release
January 13, 2008
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NYC Transit Prepares for first Winter Storm Full Rush Hour Service Planned

Due to the forecast of a snow event, which could bring between 5 and 7 inches of snow to the metropolitan area, New York City Transit will preposition de-icing equipment along several outdoor lines including the Dyre Avenue #5 line in the Bronx, the Rockaway section of Queens as well as segments of Brooklyn's Brighton B and Q lines, Franklin Avenue Shuttle, Sea Beach N and West End D and M lines.

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