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Press Release
June 12, 2015
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MTA Advisory: Subway Countdown Clock Train Arrival Information Unavailable on Saturday, June 13

Between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, June 13, real-time train arrival information on countdown clocks at stations and the Subway Time mobile application will not be available as MTA New York City Transit upgrades software to its PA-CIS system. However, customers will still receive audio announcements system-wide. We apologize for the inconvenience to our customers.

Press Release
June 11, 2015
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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
June 11, 2015
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Service Advisory for 116th Street Festival and Puerto Rican Day Parade

This weekend’s celebration of Puerto Rican heritage begins on Saturday, June 13 with the 116th Street Abrazo Fraternal Festival which will be held from noon to 7 p.m. along 116th Street between Lexington and 2nd Avenues and on 3rd Avenue between 106th and 122nd Streets. The 116th Street Festival can attract up to 50,000 people at any one time, and overall attendance for the day could reach upwards of 100,000.

Press Release
June 11, 2015
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Weekend J Service Extended to Broad St

Beginning at 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 14, MTA New York City Transit will extend J Subway weekend service from its current terminus at Chambers St to Broad St in Lower Manhattan.

Press Release
June 4, 2015
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
June 4, 2015
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Service Advisory for Randall's Island Governor's Ball Concerts

MTA New York City Transit is providing a “special” X80 express bus service from the 125 St-Lexington Avenue 4 Subway5 Subway6 Subway station to Randall's Island daily from Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7, for those attending the Governor's Ball Concerts.

Press Release
June 4, 2015
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New York Transit Museum Director to Retire

The New York Transit Museum announced today that its longtime director, Gabrielle Shubert will retire in September.

Press Release
June 3, 2015
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MTA Bus Time™ Service Now Available as App for iPhone, Android Users

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has significantly upgraded MTA Bus Time™, its live bus tracking service, by making it available as a free downloadable app for iOS and Android smartphone users. Additionally starting June 6, new time-based bus arrival information will be available for Bronx bus routes and will be available for bus routes in the other boroughs in the near future as the MTA moves forward with new ways to provide customers with real-time arrival information.

Press Release
June 2, 2015
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MTA New York City Transit President Carmen Bianco To Retire

Carmen Bianco, President of Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit, announced today he plans to retire later this year from his position running the largest mass transit system in North America. In his time as President, Bianco transformed the agency’s organizational culture to align management strategies, enhance safety and improve customer service to advance the subways, buses, paratransit and Staten Island Railway in New York City.

Press Release
May 28, 2015
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Brooklyn-bound Rockaway Blvd A Line Station To Close for Renewal

Beginning 5:00 a.m., Monday, June 1, until Fall 2015, MTA New York City Transit will close the Brooklyn-bound Rockaway Blvd station, as part of an ongoing $39 million capital project at five stations along the A Subway line on Liberty Avenue in Ozone Park: 80 St-Hudson Street, 88 St-Boyd Avenue, Rockaway Boulevard, 104 St-Oxford Avenue and 111 St-Greenwood Avenue.

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