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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Press Release
February 6, 2016
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MTA Announces Plan to Engage with Community on L Train Tunnel Reconstruction Work

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has developed a plan to engage in detailed community consultation on how to proceed with necessary repairs for the Canarsie Tubes, which carry the L Subway train under the East River between Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Press Release
February 5, 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
January 28, 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
January 27, 2016
IMMEDIATE
MTA Bans Hoverboards from Trains, Buses and Stations

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that possession of hoverboards aboard trains or buses or at stations of the New York City Subway, New York City Buses, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, Staten Island Railway or Access-A-Ride is prohibited. The MTA is promoting the ban through a new MTA advertising campaign using the now-famous “bubble people,” with the headline: Hoverboards Not Allowed.

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