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Press Release
January 9, 2008
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L Runs On a Special Timetable Six Days in January

Between Wednesday, January 9 and Friday, January 11 and between Wednesday, January 16 and Friday, January 18, a special timetable will be in effect between Broadway Junction and Rockaway Parkway during the midday hours of 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. L trains will run every 24 minutes. This is being done in order to make necessary switch repairs. MTA NYC Transit regrets any inconvenience to our customers.

Press Release
January 7, 2008
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Service Advisory Funeral Service For NYFD Lt. John Martinson

Due to a funeral service tomorrow, Tuesday, January 8th on Nelson Avenue between Amboy Road and Hylan Blvd. for fallen New York City Fire Lt. John Martinson, the following Staten Island express and local bus detours will be in effect between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.:

X7, X8, Manhattan-bound: Via Giffords Lane, right onto Amboy Road, left onto Armstrong Avenue, left on Hylan Blvd. and regular.

S54 Hylan Blvd.-bound: Via Giffords Lane, right onto Amboy Road, left onto Armstrong Avenue, right onto Hylan Blvd. and regular.

Press Release
January 4, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 1237ACDFGNQRW

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 5 to 5 a.m. Monday, January 7, 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 4, 2008
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Help MTA New York City Transit Make Your Subway A Trash-Free Environment

MTA New York City Transit is posting colorful public service notices onboard thousands of system subway cars, reminding riders to discard their newspapers in trash cans rather than simply leaving them on the train or platform.

Press Release
January 2, 2008
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Extension of Staten Island Express Bus Route X16 Expect Improvement in Service Reliability

MTA NYC Transit announces that beginning Monday, January 7, 2008, the Staten Island X16 express bus route will be extended from the current Post Avenue/Jewett Avenue terminal to Castleton Avenue/Jewett Avenue in order to improve service reliability.

Press Release
December 28, 2007
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Plan a Happy New Year! Take MTA NYC Transit Subways

MTA NYC Transit wants to make sure that people have a comfortable ride and don't have to wait too long for trains as they gather to ring in the New Year this December 31st at Times Square. There will also be a New Year's Eve celebration in Prospect Park Brooklyn in the Long Meadow with most people entering through Grand Army Plaza.

Press Release
December 28, 2007
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Final Rider Report Card Results Released for N W6Q1 And Franklin Ave. Shuttle S

The N line begins in the Astoria section of northern Queens and heads south through Long Island City. The line turns east to midtown Manhattan and swings south along Broadway. From Canal Street in lower Manhattan, the N heads to Brooklyn via the Manhattan Bridge. Once in Brooklyn, it travels south on Fourth Avenue and along the Sea Beach Line to Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue. Riders who took part in MTA New York City Transit's Rider Report Card survey issued an overall grade of C- for the N. N riders turned in a total of 6,384 report cards -- 3,994 by mail and 2,390 via the Internet.

Press Release
December 27, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 67EFGDNRW

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, December 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, December 31, Manhattan-bound 6 run express from Hunts Point Avenue to 3rd Avenue due to communication equipment between 3rd Avenue and 125th Street.

Press Release
December 20, 2007
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service On The 4ACDNRW

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
December 20, 2007
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Access-A-Ride Job Action Over Two-Day Reservations to Begin Tomorrow

A settlement has been reached in the job action between the drivers for four of our 14 service providers. A vote to ratify the contract was held today (Wednesday, December 19th) and the striking members of ATU Local 1181 voted to accept the contract offer. Beginning tomorrow (Thursday, December 20th) reservations will be taken one-to-two days in advance and customers may book trips with a guest. We apologize for any inconvenience our Access-A-Ride customers may have experienced during this job action.

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