NYC Transit

Subscribe to RSS - NYC Transit
Press Release
May 4, 2007
IMMEDIATE
2007 Five-Boro Bike Tour Takes Off on Sunday, May 6

Get rolling with the 2007 Commerce Bank Five-Boro Bike Tour!

The tour begins at 8 a.m. at Battery Park, travels through Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn, through historic Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island and back to Battery Park.

These are the stations for bikers to use:
Brooklyn Bridge 45
City Hall R
Chambers Street 23
Chambers Street A
Chambers Street J

These stations will be closed:
Cortlandt Street R
Fulton Street northbound 45

Press Release
May 1, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Q2 Adds Two Stops at Belmont Park Racetrack

In order to provide customers with better access to the Belmont Park Racetrack, MTA New York City Transit announces that the Q2 bus route will add two stops at the track near the LIRR overpass. This area is closed to all vehicles except the Q2 and Q110 buses. (The Q110 will use the same stops.) This service will be in effect from Wednesday, May 2 until Sunday, July 22, only when the racetrack is open.

Press Release
April 29, 2007
IMMEDIATE
NYC Transit Statement on Track Worker Accident at Hoty-Schermerhorn Station. Maintenance Safety Stand-Down Ordered

At approximately 4:06 p.m. two MTA NYC Transit Track Workers were struck by a Queens bound G train as it entered the Hoyt-Schermerhorn Station in Downtown Brooklyn, killing one and seriously injuring the other announced Elliot G. Sander, Executive Director and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Howard H. Roberts Jr., President, NYC Transit during a press conference at the station Sunday evening.

Press Release
April 26, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Weekend AC Diversion Ends Early: Track Project to end April 30th

Due to an aggressive and accelerated work schedule, the track replacement project on the A C line in downtown Brooklyn will finish one week sooner than expected, announced MTA NYC Transit. Originally set to finish May 7, the project will be wrapped up after this weekend on April 30. Normal weekend A and C service will return the weekend of May 5th.

Press Release
April 24, 2007
IMMEDIATE
NYC Transit Statement Track Worker Death

At approximately 11:20 p.m. on April 24th, NYC Transit Track Worker Daniel Boggs, 42, was struck and killed by a downtown 3 train in the vicinity of the 59th Street - Columbus Circle station.

Press Release
April 24, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 123456ACDEGJNQRW

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.

1

Press Release
April 19, 2007
IMMEDIATE
A Station Grows in Brooklyn New Myrtle - Wyckoff Avenue Complex Opens
Press Release
April 19, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 12345ACEFGJNRW

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.

12

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 21, to 5 a.m. Monday, April 23, downtown 12 trains skip 66th, 59th, and 50th Streets due to concrete pour/station rehabilitation at 59th Street.

3

Press Release
April 18, 2007
IMMEDIATE
MTA New York City Transit's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Brooklyn'S Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues Station Complex

Join MTA Executive Director and CEO Elliot G. Sander, MTA NYC Transit President Howard H. Roberts, Jr., Brigid Hynes Cherin, FTA Region 2 Administrator and other MTA and elected officials as they cut the ribbon on the new station house for the Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues LM station complex. The new station house will bring a much improved, customer-friendly environment for subway customers with convenient, 24-hour, street-level access and a significantly improved transfer between the Myrtle Avenue subway station serving the L line and the elevated Wyckoff Avenue station serving the M line.

Press Release
April 12, 2007
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Track Work to Disrupt J Service Shuttle Bus Replaces Train in Brooklyn And Queens

Subway service along the J line in parts of Brooklyn and Queens will be replaced by free shuttle bus service for three consecutive weekends starting on April 14th and 15th to allow for rehabilitation work. Service will be suspended between 4 a.m. Saturday until 10 p.m. Sunday for the replacement of track on the elevated structure. This work will allow for the continued safe operation of trains along the line as part of MTA NYC Transit's on-going efforts to keep the subway network in a state of good repair.

Pages