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Press Release
September 19, 2008
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Riders Asked to Rate L Line in Second Round of MTA NYC 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. The Canarsie L riders are next in line to be asked to rate the progress of their line since the initial round of report cards was distributed in July, 2007.


Press Release
September 18, 2008
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MTA New York City Transit Awards Medals Of Excellence To Its Employees

MTA New York City Transit employees maintain a proud tradition of going above and beyond the call of duty in coming to the aid of customers and their fellow workers in time of trouble. Because some of these employees have risked their lives and well-being, 16 of them were honored today during a ceremony held at Transit's headquarters.

Press Release
September 18, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 23457ACDEFGNQR

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, September 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, September 22, 23 trains run local between 96th and Chambers Street due to 96th Street station rehabilitation.

Press Release
September 16, 2008
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Riders Asked to Rate 7 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. Flushing 7 Line riders are the first of NYC Transit's over 5 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
September 11, 2008
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Bay Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Major Overhaul for Clifton Bridges and Tracks

On Friday, September 12 at 9 p.m., weekend work will begin on the Bay Street Bridge between Front Street and Greenfield Avenue in the Clifton area along the Staten Island Railway (SIR). The work is scheduled for six consecutive weekends from September 12-15 through October 17-20 subject to weather conditions. This is part of a $15 million six-bridge rehabilitation project that involves the removal of tracks, ties and ballast in order to repair and waterproof the concrete bridge decks.

Press Release
September 10, 2008
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Summer's Over, But Commuters Can Still Take It Easy With The EasyPayXpress MetroCard

The last lazy days of summer have given way to a return to the hectic pace of work, school, after-school activities, sports and studying. While it's going to take a few weeks for parents and students to get used to the new "old" routine, commuters can still 'take it easy' when it comes to purchasing their fares for local and express bus and subway service by enrolling in MTA New York City Transit's EasyPayXpress MetroCard program.

Press Release
September 8, 2008
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MTA NYC Transit and MTA Bus Test New Double-decker Bus in Customer Service

This morning, officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and MTA New York City Transit introduced into service a sleek, new double-decker bus for evaluation. The 13-foot tall, high-capacity coach will run in service for the next 30 days along selected local and express bus routes in order to determine its suitability for service.

Press Release
September 8, 2008
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Service Advisory: NYC Transit and MTA Bus Detours During 9/11 Memorial Service

On Thursday morning, September 11, 2008, there will be a Memorial Service for victims of 9/11 in downtown Manhattan. Buses that usually travel along Trinity Place between Battery Place and Church Street and on Church Street between Liberty and Vesey Streets will be affected from 12:01 a.m. through the day until the ceremonies have ended.

Press Release
September 5, 2008
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Service Advisory: 7 Trains Run Local During Track Work

Due to necessary track work, MTA NYC Transit announces that on Monday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 9, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., 7 express trains will run local in both directions between Flushing-Main Street and Queensboro Plaza. Additionally, on weekdays beginning Wednesday, September 10 through Friday, October 3, the Times Square-bound 7 express trains will run local from Main Street to Queensboro Plaza between the hours of 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon due to track panel installation between 74th Street-Broadway and 82nd Street-Jackson Heights.

Press Release
September 5, 2008
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MTA NYC Transit Introduces New Generation Hybrid Electric Bus Into Staten Island Service

Sleek, modernistic and efficient. These are hardly the words one usually uses when describing a bus, but that could soon change with the introduction of a new fleet of Orion VII New Generation Hybrid-Electric buses, which are now making their first runs on Staten Island.

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