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Press Release
January 27, 2016
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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.

Press Release
January 22, 2016
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MTA Bus Adds Service to Popular Q70 Route to La Guardia Airport

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bus Company is adding service to meet rising customer demand for the Q70 Limited bus that links La Guardia Airport with regional transit hubs in Woodside and Jackson Heights.

Press Release
January 22, 2016
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Weekend Subway Service Advisory

NOTE: All weekend work has been canceled due to the pending snow storm. Long term projects/closures listed below remain.

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 riders to visualize exactly how weekend work will affect subway service.

Press Release
January 22, 2016
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Renewal Project Continues at Ditmas Av F Station amid Culver Line Work

Beginning 5 a.m., Tuesday, January 26, the southbound platform of the Ditmas Av F Subway station on the Culver Line in Brooklyn will be closed at all hours as work continues on a station renewal project at the station. All southbound trains will bypass the station during this time.

Press Release
January 14, 2016
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FASTRACK Comes to the 2 in Brooklyn

MTA New York City Transit’s FASTRACK program is returning in January 2016. For the first time, this comprehensive subway maintenance program is coming to the 2 Subway line in Brooklyn for two consecutive weeks. Beginning Tuesday, January 19, from 10 p.m.

Press Release
January 14, 2016
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Major Station Renovations Commence at 9 N Line Stations

Beginning Monday, January 18, MTA New York City Transit will begin performing major renovations to nine stations along the Sea Beach N Subway Line from 8 Av in Sunset Park to 86 St in Bensonhurst. The stations are: 8 Av, Fort Hamilton Pkwy, New Utrecht Av, 18 Av, 20 Av, Bay Pkwy, Kings Hwy, Avenue U and 86 St.

Press Release
January 14, 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
January 8, 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
January 5, 2016
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MTA NYCT SERVICE ADVISORY: N Q Service Suspended Between Queens and Manhattan; Changes to Southbound R Service

Due to rail conditions south of Queensboro Plaza on the N SubwayQ Subway Lines and south of 5 Av on the N SubwayQ SubwayR Subway Lines, Broadway Line service between Queens and Manhattan is affected during the afternoon rush hour today, Tuesday, J

Press Release
December 30, 2015
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MTA NYCT Service Advisory: Reduced 5 Service To/From Brooklyn Through Evening Peak Period

Due to switch problems in the area around Nostrand Av, 5 Subway service in Brooklyn will be affected in both directions during the afternoon rush hour today, Wednesday, December 30. Customers traveling between Manhattan and Brooklyn on the Lexington Avenue Line also should expect delays and congestion in both directions. Customers should note the following:

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