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Press Release
October 19, 2018
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Launch New Smart Battery Pilot Program

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) unveiled plans today to pilot technology that would use a “value stack approach” in managing power supply at a subway power substation beginning next year.

Press Release
October 12, 2018
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Weekend Subway Service Advisory

These weekend service changes are part of the MTA Subway Action Plan, station improvements in Queens and Manhattan, and ongoing maintenance, repair and upgrade work throughout the MTA New York City Transit subway system to maintain and upgrade track, signal, station and other infrastructure in order to provide customers with safe and reliable service.  More information on the 2015-2019 MTA Capital Program is available here. Background information about the l

Press Release
October 12, 2018
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MTA Service Advisory for the Staten Island Half Marathon

The Staten Island Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, from 8 a.m. to noon. Scheduled just three weeks before the TCS New York City Marathon, the Staten Island Half is a perfect tune-up for NYRR’s flagship event and features fabulous views of New York Harbor and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge.

Press Release
October 10, 2018
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MTA and Business Leaders Launch Transit Tech Lab
Press Release
October 5, 2018
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Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Enhanced M14A Bus Service, Special Weekend m Service & Shuttle Buses Provide Alternate Service for l Line Customers this Weekend

Press Release
October 5, 2018
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MTA NYC Transit & LIRR Offering Robust Alternate Service & Customer Outreach During 7 Line CBTC Installation Work This Weekend

MTA New York City Transit is performing critical work each weekend this month to upgrade the 500,000-rider-a-day 7line with modern Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) signaling, and has developed robust alternate service and customer outreach plans to help New Yorkers get around, including to two events in Manhattan and Queens this weekend.

Press Release
October 4, 2018
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72 St BC Station Reopens After Major Repairs to Steel and Concrete Structure, Functional Improvements

Newly Installed Series of Ceramic Mosaics by Yoko Ono Brighten Platforms, Mezzanine;

Photos of the Station are Available Here

Press Release
October 3, 2018
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MTA Releases New Details About Temporary Ferry Service During L Train Tunnel Reconstruction Starting April 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority today announced increased capacity on the temporary ferry service being provided to l train riders while the  subway line’s tunnel is closed for 15 months for repair and resiliency work related to Superstorm Sandy.  In response to feedback from customers and elected officials, the temporary service will now include 240-passenger vessels that will provide up to 61% more capacity than originally planned.

Press Release
October 2, 2018
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MTA Arts & Design Debuts Glass Mosaic Murals at 163 St-Amsterdam Av
Press Release
October 2, 2018
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MTA NYC Transit to Bring ‘Community Conversations’ to Queens, Manhattan to Highlight Fast Forward Plan for Subways, Buses & Paratransit

MTA New York City Transit will host two public “Community Conversation” events this October in Queens and in Upper Manhattan on the recently announced Fast Forward Plan to modernize the subway system and reimagine bus and paratransit service.  These town hall-style events provide opportunities for the public to learn about and comment on the Fast Forward Plan from Transit President Andy Byford. 

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