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Press Release
December 19, 2019
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Astoria Blvd Station Reopens for Customer Use

Station to Remain Open While Broader Work to Make Station Accessible Continues

Video Explaining Work on Entire Astoria Line is Available  Here

Press Release
December 17, 2019
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NYC Transit Announces 7 Winners of New Quarterly Awards to Recognize Employees Who Embody Fast Forward Plan’s Guiding Principles

Newly Instituted ‘On the Spot’ Awards Encourage Transit Leadership to Celebrate All Acts of Exemplary Service

Photos from the Ceremony are Available Here

Press Release
December 16, 2019
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New Data Showing Trips Taking Less Time on Every Line as Subway Performance & Ridership Continue Months-Long Improvement Trends

Time it Takes for Trains to Go from Terminal to Terminal Has Improved on Every Line from November 2018 to November 2019 – Data Available Thanks to Recent Tech Advancements at NYC Transit

Weekday On-Time Performance in November Reached 81.8%, up 17% from November 2018 – the Sixth Straight Month Over 80%

Press Release
December 15, 2019
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MTA Deploys First All-Electric Articulated Bus Fleet to 14th Street Busway

15 New Electric Articulated Buses Will Serve M14 Select Bus Service Route as Part of Fast Forward Plan to Modernize Fleet, Decrease NYC Transit’s Carbon Footprint

 2020-2024 Capital Plan Includes $1.1 Billion to Purchase 500 New Electric Buses to Serve All Five Boroughs

Newly Released Data Shows Growing Popularity and Success of M14 SBS and 14th Street Busway, Attracting New Ridership with Sustained Increase

Press Release
December 11, 2019
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Letter from NYC Transit President Byford to Thales Regarding Disruptions on 7 Line

MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford issued the attached letter to Thales, a vendor, reacting to disruptions on the 7 Subway line attributed to Thales equipment.

Press Release
December 11, 2019
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MTA Expands OMNY to Penn Station – One of busiest Transit Hubs in North America – on Heels of 4-Million-Tap Milestone

Cutting-Edge Contactless Fare Payment System Now Available at 34 St-Penn Station Intermodal Complex – 160,000 Daily Subway Entries

MTA On Track to Expand to 85 Subway Stations by End of Month, and All Stations and Buses by End of Next Year

Press Release
December 10, 2019
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MTA, Transit Innovation Partnership & Empire State Development Announce Signaling Challenge & Demo Day at Signaling Innovation Summit

Selected Innovators Invited to Demonstrate Cutting-Edge Technology at Demo Day March 13

As Part of Historic Capital Plan, MTA to Begin Soliciting Bids in Second Half of 2020 for $7.1 Billion Signaling Modernization Program Unprecedented in Size and Scope

Approximately 100 Companies from Four Continents Attend Symposium and Compete to Accelerate Modernization of New York City Transit’s Signaling System

Press Release
December 6, 2019
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MTA Bus-Mounted Camera Program Begins Issuing Bus Lane Violations on M15 SBS Route

Bus Lane Violators on 1st & 2nd Avenues Now Subject to Graduated Fine Structure up to $250 

Bus Speeds on M15 Route Increase Up to 34% Since Oct. as a Result of Automated Bus Lane Enforcement Program 

NYC Transit Launches Bus Lane Awareness Campaign – View “Are You a Bus?”  Ads Here

 

Press Release
December 4, 2019
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MTA Builds on Robust Public Outreach Efforts with First-Ever Digital Open House to Present Bronx Bus Network Redesign Final Plan
Press Release
November 22, 2019
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MTA NYC Transit Introduces New Award Programs to Recognize Exemplary Employees

85 Transit Employees Honored by NYCT President Andy Byford and Top Transit Leaders at Awards Ceremony This Morning  

Click Here to See Photos from Ceremony

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