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Press Release
April 17, 2009
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Riders To Grade MTA NYC Transit Local Bus Service In Queens

MTA New York City Transit today announced that Queens local bus customers will be given a second chance to rate their rides for the next three weeks when Rider Report Cards are once again distributed within many neighborhoods throughout the borough.

Press Release
April 16, 2009
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EasyPayXpress Metrocard Is Going Unlimited

There's good news for riders who don't like waiting on line at MetroCard Vending Machines (MVMs) or Station Booths to purchase their monthly MetroCard: EasyPayXpress MetroCard, the MetroCard that never runs out of rides, is now going Unlimited. Instead of buying a new 30-day Unlimited card every month, customers using the popular card can now sign up for the same automatic replenishment program that Pay-Per-Ride users have been taking advantage of since 2006.

Press Release
April 16, 2009
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Service Advisory: Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 123ACDEFGNQRW

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.

123

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 18 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 20, uptown 123 trains skip 96th Street due to station rehabilitation.

Press Release
April 15, 2009
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The New Yankee Stadium Opens MTA NYC Transit Will Get Fans There

The fastest, easiest and most economical way for baseball fans to get to the new Yankee Stadium to watch their beloved Bronx Bombers is by riding a subway to the 161st Street-Yankee Stadium complex. The 4 B and D trains will take you to a fully accessible station right across from the new Yankee Stadium. A Yankees' fan ticket to a ride is, of course, their MetroCard.

Press Release
April 13, 2009
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Service Advisory for MTA NYC Transit Buses

Ceremonies surrounding the installation of Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan as the 10th Archbishop of New York will take place on Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15, at St. Patrick's Cathedral located on Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets. To avoid congestion, these buses will be rerouted in the area on both days: M1, M2, M3, M4, M5 and Q32. All express and MTA bus routes in the area are also subject to reroutes. Bus stops on Fifth Avenue may be bypassed and buses may be rerouted to Lexington Avenue.

Press Release
April 10, 2009
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 24567ACDEFGLNQRW

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.

Press Release
April 10, 2009
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Mets-Willets Point Station: A New Name and a Fresh Look

Take me out to the ballgame has a whole new meaning for Mets fans this season as their favorite team takes to the field in a brand new ballpark. Transit-savvy fans, however, will be impressed before they even get to the gate with the visible improvements made to the newly-named Mets-Willets Point Station, including the addition of accessibility features that make traveling to Flushing Meadows easier for everyone.

Press Release
April 10, 2009
IMMEDIATE
7 to the Game

The best way to get to and from a Mets game is by riding the 7 to Mets-Willets Point. It's fast, convenient and the 7 stops just steps away from the front gate. And just think, MetroCard is your ticket to ride!

Press Release
April 2, 2009
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 123456ACDEFGNQRW

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, April 4 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 6, uptown 1 trains skip 96th Street due to station rehabilitation at 96th Street.

Press Release
March 31, 2009
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W Line Customers Grade Their Service a "C" in 2nd Annual Rider Report Card Survey

MTA New York City Transit today released the results from the 2nd Annual Rider Report Card Survey. The W line received an overall grade of "C," up from "D-plus" in 2007. In addition, the customer satisfaction index jumped from 83% in 2007 to 93%. Customers sent in 454 Rider Report Cards – 402 by mail and 52 via the internet – to gauge customer satisfaction on the line. Twenty-one separate service attributes were graded on the W line, which runs from Astoria-Ditmars Blvd. in Queens to Whitehall Street-South Ferry in Lower Manhattan.

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