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Press Release
March 29, 2019
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Weekend Subway Service Advisory March 29 to April 1
Press Release
March 26, 2019
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MTA to Install High-Tech Camera Systems on Buses for Bus Lane Traffic Enforcement

Automated Enforcement System Enhances NYC Transit’s Efforts to Increase Bus Speeds;

Press Release
March 22, 2019
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Weekend Subway Service Advisory March 22 to 25

Service Changes are Part of Subway Action Plan, Station Repairs and Other Ongoing Maintenance, and Upgrade Work for Improvements on Multiple Lines

Press Release
March 18, 2019
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Subway Performance Continues To Show Dramatic Improvements, Reaching Lowest Number of Weekday Delays In Almost Five Years – Subway Action Plan and Enhanced Operations Efforts Are Working

On-Time Performance Remains Above 75%, Up from Approximately 60% Last February; Number of Delays Fell by Nearly 20,000 *Per Month*; Major Incidents Fell to 48, Down 14% Since Last February; Substantial Improvements Seen Across Broad Range of Metrics

Subway Action Plan Launched by Governor Andrew Cuomo‎ in 2017, and Funded by Governor, Legislature and City to Stabilize and Improve Aging System

Press Release
March 17, 2019
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MTA Announces Enhanced Program to Expand Taxi Use for Entire Paratransit System – And Extension of “On-Demand E-Hail” Pilot

In addition to extending “E-Hail on Demand” pilot, MTA announces expanded taxi usage initiative for paratransit system, allowing the majority of trips system-wide to be completed in taxis or for-hire vehicles (FHV) in future years, up from 33% in 2017 – goal is to further grow share of trips in taxis

This new ‘enhanced broker’ service was developed in close consultation with riders and accessibility advocates

Press Release
March 15, 2019
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Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Service Changes are Part of Subway Action Plan, Station Repairs and Other Ongoing Maintenance, and Upgrade Work for Improvements on Multiple Lines 

Press Release
March 10, 2019
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MTA New York City Transit Announces More Progress in Campaign to Safely Speed Up Trains

Subway Speed Limits Have Been Increased at More Than 50 Locations;  More Than 100 Speed-Regulating Signals Have Also Been Recalibrated as Part of Save Safe Seconds Campaign

Press Release
March 6, 2019
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MTA NYC Transit Expands Metropolitan Av-Lorimer St Station Complex, Adds 9 Staircases and Reopens Mezzanine Area to Improve Station Capacity

MTA New York City Transit has reopened the southern mezzanine of the Metropolitan Av-Lorimer St gl station complex, rehabilitating and reopening two entrance stairways and six platform stairways, installing a new platform stairway and expanding a turnstile area to grow capacity and increase convenience for thousands of g

Press Release
March 5, 2019
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Astoria Blvd Station to Temporarily Close for ADA Elevator Project, Mezzanine Height Improvement & Reconstruction

Station Mezzanine to be Demolished and Rebuilt to Limit Vehicle Strikes;

Video Explaining Work on Entire Astoria Line is Available Here

 

Press Release
March 4, 2019
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Greenpoint Av G Accessibility Project Enters Next Work Phase with Significantly Reduced Customer Impact

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced a project to install three new elevators and other accessibility features at the Greenpoint Av G Subway station will move into the next construction phase with significantly reduced impact to customers.

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