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Press Release
November 4, 2019
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MTA Opens New Elevator at 8 Av for Northbound Access to Improve Accessibility in Southern Brooklyn

Photos from the Elevator Opening are Available Here

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today opened a new elevator for northbound N Subway service at the 8 Av station that will ease mobility for thousands of customers in southern Brooklyn.

Press Release
November 4, 2019
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MTA Opens New Entrance at 1 Av L Station, Announces Early Completion of Street Restoration on 14th Street

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced two L project milestones with the 1 Av station entrance at Avenue A south now open to the public and the majority of work on the 14th Street sidewalk restoration expected to be completed more than six months ahead of schedule. 

Press Release
October 30, 2019
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New MTA Forward-Facing Cameras on B44 SBS Buses Begin Bus Lane Enforcement on Fifth-Busiest Route Citywide

Bus Lane Enforcement Cameras to Clear Path for B44 SBS, B44 and B49 Local Routes, Speeding up Rides for 37,000 Daily Customers

 No Fines Issued During 60-Day Grace Period to Promote Awareness; Bus-Mounted Cameras in Effect on M15 SBS and Will be Implemented on M14 SBS

Photos from the Announcement will be Available Here

Press Release
October 29, 2019
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New York City Transit Launches Systemwide 7 -Day Inspection Blitz of Protective Baskets

NYCT to Inspect More Than 325,000 Baskets Over 60 Miles of Elevated Track Through In Person Hand-Check and Video Evaluations Over the Next Week

NYCT Expedites the Deployment of Approximately 1.5 Miles of Pilot Netting Under Elevated Track Structures in The Bronx 

Press Release
October 25, 2019
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Subway Day Celebrates 115th Anniversary of the New York City Transit System

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is celebrating the 115th anniversary of the New York City subway system by celebrating the past and looking towards the future. Special events include vintage train rides, extended hours at the NY Transit Museum, and historic photo digital messages at all stations throughout the original IRT line.

Press Release
October 22, 2019
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Final Plan for MTA’s Bronx Bus Network Redesign Adds New Local and Express Service, Sets Foundation for New All-Day High Frequency Network to Attract Ridership

Proposal Adds Three New Routes, Improves Service Frequency on 11 Lines and Nine Corridors, Streamlines 18 Routes and Balances Stop Spacing to Speed up Rides;

Plan Incorporates Unprecedented Levels of Public Outreach, Multi-Agency Coordination and Extensive Feedback from Customers

Photos from the Launch Event are Available Here

 

Press Release
October 18, 2019
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Select Bus Service Improvements on New 14th Street Busway Increase M14 Bus Ridership Up to 37%

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that Select Bus Service improvements on the M14A and D routes, which are augmented by New York City Department of Transportation’s new 14th Street Transit & Truck Priority lanes, have attracted new ridership and improved service and reliability. SBS weekend ridership has soared up to 37 percent and with the October implementation of the 14th Street busway, weekday ridership has increased by 17 percent to 31,000 daily riders.

Press Release
October 17, 2019
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New Bus-Mounted Cameras Catch More than 1,500 Vehicles in M15 SBS Bus Lanes Since Enforcement Began on Oct. 7

Warnings Issued During Initial 60-Day Grace Period with No Fines; Graduated Fee Structure Begins Dec. 6 to Height Awareness

Bus-Mounted Cameras Coming to B44 and M14 Select Bus Service Routes This Fall; Proposed 2020-2024 Capital Plan Includes $85M for Further Expansion

Photos from the Event are Available Here

Press Release
October 16, 2019
IMMEDIATE
MTA Unveils New Accessible Station Lab at Jay St-MetroTech Station
Press Release
October 11, 2019
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory October 11 to 14

These weekend service changes are part of the MTA Subway Action Plan, station improvements in Brooklyn, 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 infrastruc

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