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Press Release
March 8, 2016
IMMEDIATE
Governor Cuomo Announces Significant Upgrade of MTA Bus Fleet, With More Than 2,000 New State-of-the-Art Buses to be Added Over Next 5 Years

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the MTA would add 2,042 state-of-the-art new buses to its transportation fleet over the next five years. The Governor, joined by MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast and MTA New York City Transit President Ronnie Hakim, introduced the next generation vehicles to the public, as well as previewed enhanced amenities like USB charging ports and Wi-Fi. The new buses, which will replace nearly 40 percent of the MTA’s current fleet and represent a $1.3 billion investment of Capital Program resources, will begin hitting streets next month.

Press Release
March 3, 2016
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FASTRACK Returns to the BDFM Sixth Avenue Line

On Monday, March 7, MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program returns to B SubwayD SubwayF SubwayM Subway stations in Manhattan for two weeks.

Press Release
March 3, 2016
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.

Press Release
February 26, 2016
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.

Press Release
February 19, 2016
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MTA Advances Work On Second Avenue Subway Service

MTA New York City Transit is proposing to hold a public hearing on restoring the W Subway Line in Queens and Manhattan this fall, in order to allow the Q Subway Line to begin serving the Second Avenue Subway between 63rd and 96th streets when it opens later this year.

Press Release
February 18, 2016
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.

Press Release
February 12, 2016
IMMEDIATE
New Interior Electronic Strip Maps Coming to Subway Cars on 2 5 Lines

MTA New York City Transit is changing the electronic strip maps for subway cars on the 2 Subway and 5 Subway Lines, making it easier for customers to follow their routes and see where their train is going even when service changes occur.

Press Release
February 12, 2016
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REVISED: Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.

Press Release
February 11, 2016
IMMEDIATE
Weekend Subway Service Advisory

Customers may visit our website at www.mta.info and check out “The Weekender,” accessible by clicking “The Weekender” tab located within the Service Status Menu. The Weekender makes it easy for subway riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.

Press Release
February 9, 2016
IMMEDIATE
MTA New York City Transit’s First Hackathon Seeks Data-Centric Bus Fans to Transform Staten Island Transit Network

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is looking for bus enthusiasts with a knack for coding to take on the challenge of transforming Staten Island’s transit infrastructure.

MTA New York City Transit is hosting its first bus hackathon, a one-day event in March to gather ideas and proposals for improving Staten Island’s transit network by applying technology to ridership and performance data that will be released to the public for the first time. The hackathon is a partnership with the TransitCenter and New York University’s Rudin Center for Transportation.

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