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Press Release
November 9, 2007
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Rider Report Card Results Released For 23 Lines And 42nd Street S Shuttle

The 2 line connects the Wakefield section of the Bronx and Flatbush, Brooklyn. The 3 line runs between 148th Street in Harlem and New Lots Avenue in the East New York section of Brooklyn. The 42nd Street S shuttle connects Times Square-42nd Street and Grand Central-42nd Street. Riders who took part in MTA New York City Transit's Rider Report Card survey issued an overall grade of C for the 2, C- for the 3 and B- for the 42nd Street S shuttle.

Press Release
November 8, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 123457ACDFGJNRW

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, November 10 to 5 a.m. Monday, November 12, downtown 1 trains skip 238th, 231st, 225th, 215th, and 207th Streets due to repair of the elevated structure.

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Press Release
November 7, 2007
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Staten Island Railway To Expand Express Service For Evening And Morning Rush Hour

In response to record ridership growth on the Staten Island Railway (SIR), and as part of MTA NYC Transit's commitment to the Mayor's Staten Island Transportation Task Force, NYC Transit today announced the expansion of SIR's rush hour express train service on November 14th. The expansion will provide additional service to commuters who rely on SIR express and local service to and from the Staten Island Ferry while also providing an alternative to construction-related delays on area highways.

Press Release
November 6, 2007
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M Train Incident at Chambers Street

At approximately 10:55 a.m., a southbound M train approaching the relay (turn around) position struck the bumper block outside of the Chambers Street station. The train, which runs between Lower Manhattan and Middle Village, Queens, was in between runs and had discharged all customers at Chambers Street. Due to the collision, the train operator was briefly trapped in the cab of the first car. He was subsequently removed to St. Vincent's Hospital. The train did not derail; however, there is significant damage to the first two cars and somewhat lighter damage to another four.

Press Release
November 2, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1234567ACDFMRW

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
November 2, 2007
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Take MTA New York City Transit to the ING NYC Marathon

There's a winning combination that will help get you to the starting line of the ING New York City Marathon. It's the MetroCard and MTA New York City Transit's subways and buses. Put them together and you're already steps closer to the start of the iconic 26.2-mile run.

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
IMMEDIATE
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.

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