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Happy New Year! It's one of the best nights of the year, when we say good-bye to the old and welcome the new.
Know Before You Go with MTA Subway Time™ The MTA has released a test version of an app that allows riders on seven subway lines to know precisely when trains are expected to arrive at stations.
MTA Bridges And Tunnels Prepared For Winter With 9,000 tons of deicer on hand and a fleet of 98 snow and ice-fighting vehicles standing by, MTA Bridges and Tunnels is ready for the upcoming winter weather.
'Tis the Season to Take the Train - and the LIRR Is Adding Extra Service for Extended New Year's Holiday Weekend MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide additional trains to and from Penn Station during the extended New Year's holiday period beginning Friday afternoon December 28 through New Year's Day, Tuesday, January 1.
MTA Prepares for Winter Storms With the forecast of this season's first winter storm, MTA agencies are following well-established plans designed to keep the MTA region's transportation services operating smoothly.
MTA Brings Marilyn Monroe to 42nd Street The image of Marilyn Monroe stepping over a subway grate as a gust of wind sends her skirt twirling is the very definition of the phrase "iconic image".
Holiday Service on Tap for Christmas MTA subways, buses and railroad service will operate on a Sunday or holiday schedule on Christmas.
'R' Restored Between Brooklyn and Manhattan After more than a month of around-the-clock work in one of the most storm-ravaged sections of the MTA transit system, <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/r.png" alt="R Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> trains resumed service through the Montague Tube, which connects Brooklyn Heights with Lower Manhattan on Friday morning, December 21.
MTA Adopts Fare Increases for 2013 The MTA Board has approved the agency's 2013 budget and four-year financial plan, preserving the continuing roll-out of subway, bus and railroad service increases identified last spring, and adopting a fare and toll increase that was proposed in October and amended over recent weeks in response to public comment.
MTA Chairman Resigns Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Joseph J. Lhota is resigning from his positions at the MTA, effective at close of business on Dec. 31st.
'Tis the Season to Take the Train -; and the LIRR Is Adding Extra Service Friday, Dec. 21 & Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 MTA Long Island Rail Road has unwrapped a holiday schedule featuring 10 extra trains to help customers heading home early Friday afternoon, December 21, and again on Monday, Christmas Eve. The additional service from Penn Station will begin each day at 12:46 PM and run through 3:48 PM on six branches of the Railroad.
MTA Adopts Fare and Toll Increases for 2013 The MTA Board has approved the agency's 2013 budget and four-year financial plan, preserving the continuing roll-out of subway, bus and railroad service increases identified last spring, and adopting a fare and toll increase that was proposed in October and amended over recent weeks in response to public comment.
MTA New York City Transit Expands FASTRACK Program for 2013 Successful Subway Maintenance Program Moves to Upper Manhattan, the Bronx and Queens
Make Merry with Metro-North's Special Holiday Service Celebrating, shopping, sightseeing or visiting, Metro-North keeps you moving
MTA Continues Offering MetroCard Advertising Don't be surprised if you get a MetroCard swathed in green this holiday season. It means your MetroCard carries one of the second crop of advertisements to appear under the MTA's new effort to raise revenue by selling ad space on MetroCards.
Transit Museum Donates To Rockaway Rebuilding In a ceremony at the current terminal of the temporary free H subway shuttle, Gabrielle Shubert, the Director of the New York Transit Museum, and Darren Kornblut, Manager of the Museum's online store presented a check worth $15,000 to The Graybeards, a not-for-profit organization working to rebuild the Rockaways after extensive damage suffered during Hurricane Sandy.
Rockaway Transfer Window Extended To make traveling easier for commuters who live in the Rockaways but need to travel to other parts of Queens, to Brooklyn or Manhattan, MTA Bus Company, New York City Transit and Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) have made the necessary software changes to allow three legged (one-fare) transfers and a three-hour transfer period between some buses and subways.
Free Transfer for Staten Island Veterans The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced today that, beginning Monday, December 17, it will add a free transfer to the B70 bus from the S53 to provide Staten Island veterans access to the Brooklyn VA Hospital without having to pay an additional fare.
Weekend at Work: December 7-10, 2012 <p>This weekend, we repaired tracks south of 167th Street on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> in the Bronx.</p>
Lost or Stolen MetroCard? File a Claim Online The MTA is making it easier to file a claim if the 30-day unlimited MetroCard<sup>&#174;</sup> or 7-day Express Bus Plus MetroCard you purchased with a credit or debit card at an MTA vending machine is ever lost or stolen.
LIRR Restores Weekday & Weekend Electric Train Service on Long Beach Branch LIRR Restores Weekday & Weekend Electric Train Service on Long Beach Branch
Holiday Shopping at Grand Central Terminal Grand Central Terminal: Your 1st Stop for Holiday Shopping
Transit Museum Holiday Train Show Transit Museum Holiday Train Show
Take a Ride on the Holiday Nostalgia Train! It's back by popular demand! Subway customers can once again take a ride back in time between Queens and Lower Manhattan along the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/m.png" alt="M Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> line through the holiday season.
Weekend at Work: November 16-19, 2012 <p>This weekend, we replaced concrete ties between Jamaica and Queens Village. More: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtaphotos/sets/72157632053493184/">http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtaphotos/sets/72157632053493184/</a></p>
MTA Continues Work to Restore R Service Through the Montague Tube The high winds and deep swirling waters generated by the most severe storm to ever hit the region drove hundreds of millions of gallons of salt water into the most vulnerable segments of the largest, most complex subway system in North America. The effects were devastating.
MTA Boosts Employee Protection Program The MTA has launched an ad campaign promoting a new program that offers rewards of up to $2,000 to transit riders or others who offer details to police after witnessing a crime against a transit employee.
Free H Shuttle Provides Rockaway Service Beginning Tuesday, Fare-Free H Shuttle Replaces Portion of A Line in Rockaways.
LIRR Operates Regular Weekend Service LIRR Operates Regular Weekend Service
One Lane At Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Reopens To Cars One Lane At Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Reopens To Cars
LIRR Operating on Weekday Schedule with Some Canceled trains in the AM & PM Rush LIRR Operating on Weekday Schedule with Some Canceled trains in the AM & PM Rush
Queens Midtown Tunnel Reopens to Truck Traffic Queens Midtown Tunnel Reopens to Truck Traffic
Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Has Reopened 24/7 Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Has Reopened 24/7
LIRR Operating Weekday Schedule LIRR Operating Weekday Schedule
LIRR Restores Limited Weekday Train Service on Long Beach Branch LIRR Restores Limited Weekday Train Service on Long Beach Branch
MTA Restores 'L' Line Service to Manhattan The MTA restored limited <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/l.png" alt="L Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan Thursday afternoon after days of difficult work dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
MTA Real-Time Bus Tracking Comes to the Bronx The MTA's live bus tracking service, MTA Bus Time™, has expanded to all bus routes serving the Bronx.
Service Emergency Proves Digital Displays' Value The MTA's live bus tracking service, MTA Bus Time™, has expanded to all bus routes serving the Bronx.
MTA Restores A to Howard Beach The MTA to Restore A to Howard Beach; Add Connecting Bus Shuttle to the Rockaways
Ride LIRR Free & Save Money Too on Tickets to Some of the Best Holiday Shows Ride LIRR Free & Save Money Too on Tickets to Some of the Best Holiday Shows
MTA's 'Weekender' App Comes to Android Devices MTA's 'Weekender' App Comes to Android Devices
Miss Subways Return via NY Transit Museum Miss Subways Return via NY Transit Museum
R Service Extended to Whitehall Street Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that Broadway R service will be extended to Whitehall Street beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, December 3rd.
Chairman Lhota Testifies in Washington on Aid for Sandy Recovery Chairman Lhota Testifies in Washington on Aid for Sandy Recovery
Verrazano-Narrows Project Awarded Verrazano-Narrows Project Awarded
Transit Museum Launches Rockaway Relief Collection Transit Museum Launches Rockaway Relief Collection
New York City Transit's Wonder Train Car! New York City Transit's Wonder Train Car!
WiFi Advances in Grand Central Terminal WiFi Advances in Grand Central Terminal
"Whispering Gallery" Renovations Complete "Whispering Gallery" Renovations Complete
MTA's Vintage Bus Fleet to Hit the Road Again MTA's Vintage Bus Fleet to Hit the Road Again
QMT Will Have Three Lanes Into Manhattan For Morning Peak QMT Will Have Three Lanes Into Manhattan For Morning Peak
Queens Midtown Tunnel Reopens Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the MTA's Queens Midtown Tunnel, which was flooded during Hurricane Sandy, will reopen for drivers in time for the Friday morning rush hour.
Metro-North Continues Repairs After Hurricane Sandy Metro-North Continues Repairs After Hurricane Sandy
LIRR Continues on Modified Schedule Friday, Nov. 9 Riverhead-Greenport Weekday Train Service Restored; Long Beach Branch Busing Expanded to Long Beach Station
Metro-North Touts Station Enhancement Program Labor-management cooperation gets results at Bedford Hills and elsewhere as part of the railroad's new, interdepartmental effort to better maintain its stations on a regular schedule.
Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Back To Normal Operation Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Back To Normal Operation
Cashless Tolling at the Henry Hudson Bridge Begins Cashless tolling is coming to the Henry Hudson Bridge toll plaza at 11 pm on Saturday, November 10.
LIRR Operates Full AM & PM Rush Hour Service Starting Monday, December 10 LIRR Operates Full AM & PM Rush Hour Service Starting Monday, December 10
MTA System-wide Shutdown
East Coast "Superstorm" Prompts Governor Cuomo to Direct MTA to Prepare for Service Suspensions Eyeing the possibility that Hurricane Sandy will continue on its path toward the New York City metropolitan area, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to begin planning for an orderly suspension of all subway, bus and commuter railroad service.
MTA Bridges & Tunnels Prepared For Storm MTA Crossings Remain Open Sunday
MTA Prepares for Hurricane Sandy Customers are urged to monitor mta.info, media outlets and call 511 for latest transportation information.
New York City's Subway Turns 108 October 27th marks the 108th anniversary of the opening of New York City's subway, and since the first Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT) train rolled uptown, the subway has become the essence of a growing city, nourishing skyscrapers, developing residential neighborhoods and just shortening the time it takes to get around.
Battery Tunnel Renamed For Governor Hugh Carey MTA Chairman and CEO Joseph J. Lhota, Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, past and present elected officials and 27 members of the Carey family attended a ceremony formally renaming the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel in honor of the late Gov. Hugh L. Carey.
Metro-North Railroad Hosts Community Blood Drive Convenient Location in Grand Central Makes it Even Easier to Give
Weekend at Work: October 19-22, 2012 <p>This weekend, we replaced switches in Hicksville, where the LIRR's Port Jefferson Branch and Ronkonkoma Branch merge, and rehabilitated tracks on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/7.png" alt="7 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> subway line between Grand Central and Vernon Jackson, at Court Square, and at Queensboro Plaza.</p>
Fastrack Returns to the 8th Avenue Line <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/1.png" alt="1 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/2.png" alt="2 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/3.png" alt="3 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> trains resumed their normal routes this morning after completion of MTA New York City Transit's latest round of 'FASTRACK' closures along the Broadway/7th Avenue Line.
MTA Announces Proposals for Fare Increases The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled proposals that would increase fares and tolls to raise additional, vitally needed revenue to support the New York region's transportation system.
MTA Announces Proposals for Fare Increases The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled proposals that would increase fares and tolls to raise additional, vitally needed revenue to support the New York region's transportation system.
MTA Announces Proposals for Fare Increases The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled proposals that would increase fares and tolls to raise additional, vitally needed revenue to support the New York region's transportation system.
MTA Announces Proposals for Fare and Toll Increases The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled proposals that would increase fares and tolls to raise additional, vitally needed revenue to support the New York region's transportation system.
FASTRACK Returning to the 1, 2 and 3 Lines
Nostalgia Train for Yankee Fans Fans choosing the smart way to travel to the Yankees first home American League Divisional Series (ALDS) playoff game against the Baltimore Orioles will get the chance to travel back in time by riding a vintage IRT train that first hit the rails a few years before the original stadium first opened its doors.
Cashless Tolling Starting At Henry Hudson Bridge
Front-Facing Advertising Debuts on MetroCards MetroCards displaying a front-facing advertisement went on sale for the first time in early October.
New Dey Street Entrance Opens Customers in Lower Manhattan will enjoy a new amenity as the MTA opens the Dey Street entrance on the 45 lines on Monday, October 8 at 6:00 a.m.
LIRR Station Waiting Room Hours Expanded Pilot Program Extending Hours at 41 Stations Resulted from Collaborative Effort between the Railroad and LIRR Commuters Council
Building 300 New Subway Cars, Creating Jobs
LIRR Opens New High-Tech Train Wash LIRR officially opens its new $25.5 million, state-of-the-art train wash facility located in the Village of Babylon.
Metro-North is Adding 79 Trains Each Week! With the new October 14, 2012 timetable, train service on weekends and off-peak periods will get a big boost with the addition of 79 trains each week.
Trip Planner+ Now Shows Real Time Service Info The MTA's TripPlanner+ now gives you real-time information about any service disruptions that could affect the subways, buses or railroad trains you'd need to use on your trip.
BW Bronx Approach Project Completed Early The $212 million Capital project to reconstruct the Bronx approach roadway at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, providing drivers with wider 12-foot lanes and new safety shoulders, is now complete with work finishing two months ahead of schedule.
MTA Announces Proposals for Toll Increases The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has unveiled proposals that would increase fares and tolls to raise additional, vitally needed revenue to support the New York region's transportation system.
Second Avenue Subway Casting Call
Subway Night Map 2.0
Special Archive Photos Part of City Exhibit Photos from the Bridges and Tunnels Special Archive collection taken as the Verrazano-Narrows was being built are part of a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York entitled "From Farm to City: Staten Island 1661-2012."
New Transfer Opens at Bleecker Street The new transfer between the Bleecker Street <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/6.png" alt="6 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Station uptown platform and the Broadway-Lafayette Street <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/b.png" alt="B Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/f.png" alt="F Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/m.png" alt="M Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Station is now open.
Sports and Subways Just Go Together With a goal of further improving speeds and efficiency along Select Bus Service (SBS) corridors, the MTA is launching a Traffic Signal Priority (TSP) system pilot on the M15 SBS route. MTA New York City Transit is seeking Board approval for this contract.
Traffic Signal Priority Pilot on M15 SBS With a goal of further improving speeds and efficiency along Select Bus Service (SBS) corridors, the MTA is launching a Traffic Signal Priority (TSP) system pilot on the M15 SBS route. MTA New York City Transit is seeking Board approval for this contract.
Customers Report Satisfaction with MTA Services The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released results from its annual series of customer satisfaction surveys conducted for all MTA services.
Survey: 93% of Metro-North Customers Are Satisfied Satisfaction Rebounds in 2012; Ties Highest Rating Ever
LIRR Customer Satisfaction Jumps 8 Percentage Points in 2012 Survey Eighty-six percent of Long Island Rail Road customers say they're satisfied or very satisfied with the commuter line's overall performance in 2012, an 8 percentage point improvement over last year when major storms and service reductions impacted customer satisfaction.
2012 Survey Shows 85 Percent Satisfied With B&T Customer satisfaction at MTA Bridges and Tunnels' seven bridges and two tunnels rose five percentage points to 85 percent in 2012 thanks to increases in safety and security, road signs and road conditions.
Weekend at Work - September 21 - 23, 2012
Weekend at Work - October 6 - 7, 2012
Help Points Coming to 102 Subway Stations Help Points Coming to 102 Subway Stations
Sandhogs Join LIRR's New Manhattan Tunnel to Its New Queens Tunnels Sandhogs working on the East Side Access megaproject -; the largest transportation infrastructure construction project in the nation -; have broken through the final piece of reinforced concrete separating newly built tunnels in Queens from newly built tunnels in Manhattan.
LIRR Adding Extra Late Night Train Service for Fans Leaving New Barclays Center MTA Long Island Rail Road is adding trains to its late-night, eastbound schedule from Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn to serve customers heading home after major sports and entertainment events at the new Barclays Center.
Weekend at Work: September 14-;17 2012 <p><p> In Manhattan this weekend, we repaired track north of 47-50 Sts on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/b.png" alt="B Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/f.png" alt="F Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/m.png" alt="M Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line and south of 14 St-Union Square on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/n.png" alt="N Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/q.png" alt="Q Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/r.png" alt="R Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line. In Brooklyn, we repaired track on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/3.png" alt="3 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line at New Lots Av and at the Pitkin Yard where we store <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/a.png" alt="A Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> and <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/c.png" alt="C Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> trains.</p>
Harlem Globetrotters Say, 'LIRR Is the Way to See Us Play at Barclays Center in Brooklyn' For the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, it was "All aboard!" MTA Long Island Rail Road to tell Long Islanders that the LIRR is the best way get to the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn to see the team entertain on Sunday, October 7 at 5 PM.
Additional Safety Measures Implemented on 72nd Street Review of the August 21 incident has been completed and blasting will resume on 72nd Street at Second Avenue Subway Site.
New Subway Transportation Chief Named Herbert E. Lambert, with more than 30 years of service in MTA New York City Transit's Department of Subways, has been named to the position of Chief Transportation Officer, Rapid Transit Operations.
MTA Staten Island Railway is looking for Conductors MTA Staten Island Railway has an exam filing for Conductor. <a href="http://www.mta.info/nyct/hr/appexam.htm">Click here to learn more</a>
We're Holding Four Community Forums in the Bronx In cooperation with the Bronx Borough President's Office, MTA Metro-North Railroad is hosting information sessions regarding a proposal to introduce railroad service in the east Bronx along Amtrak's right-of-way.
Damaged on 9/11, NYC Transit Bus a Restored Phoenix of Red, White and Blue MTA New York City Transit express coach 2185 is a living tribute to 9/11 responders and the MTA's determination to rebuild in the wake of the terrorist attacks.
Take the LIRR to U.S. Open Tennis Men's Finals The LIRR is providing service to the U.S. Open Tennis Men's Finals today (Sept. 10) with trains stopping at Mets-Willets Point Station, which is just a short walk to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Oldest MTA New York City Transit Subway Cars Getting Their Final Makeover Maintenance on our R32s cars will keep them on the rails until new R179 cars are delivered.
Another Round of 'FASTRACK' Completed on the Lexington Ave. Line <p> An army of maintenance workers wrapped up yet another successful <em>FASTRACK </em>effort completing an ambitious schedule of work.</p> <p>Click <a href="http://www.mta.info/nyct/service/fastrack/456_index.html">here</a> for more information.</p>
IND Subway Line Turns 80 If you wanted to catch the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/a.png" alt="A Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> train on September 9th, 1932, you would have been out of luck. It started running a day later. That's right, the Eighth Avenue Subway, at times also known as the Independent, IND or Municipal Subway, celebrates 80 years of operation on September 10th.
Metro-North & LIRR Extend Ticket Validity & Refund Periods Effective September 4, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority extended the validity of one-way and round-trip tickets on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad from 14 days to 60 days.
LIRR & Metro-North Extend Ticket Validity & Refund Periods Effective September 4, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority extended the validity of one-way and round-trip tickets on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad from 14 days to 60 days.
E-ZPass 'On-the-Go': 100,000 Sold In Cash Lanes Sales of E-ZPass 'On-the-Go' tags at MTA's seven bridges and two tunnels reached a milestone figure on Sept. 4th, topping more than 100,000 tags sold since June 2011.
Weekend at Work: Aug. 31-;Sept. 4, 2012 <p>This Labor Day weekend, we replaced track panels on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/2.png" alt="2 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/5.png" alt="5 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line in the Bronx and repaired tracks and switches on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/f.png" alt="F Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line in Queens and on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/n.png" alt="N Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/q.png" alt="Q Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/r.png" alt="R Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> at Union Square.</p>
Select Bus Service has arrived on S79 The distinctively wrapped Select Bus Service or SBS buses began providing passenger service along the S79 Sunday, ushering in a new type of service for Staten Island.
Select Bus Service Coming to Staten Island New Select Bus Service will bring dedicated bus lanes to Hylan Boulevard's S79 line as well as other bus routes along the boulevard.
Lexington Ave. Line to be "FASTRACKed" <p> Beginning Monday, September 3, segments of the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/4.png" alt="4 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/5.png" alt="5 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/6.png" alt="6 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> lines will be shut down from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., suspending all Lexington Avenue Line service between Grand Central-42nd Street and Atlantic Avenue in both directions for three consecutive weeknights.</p>
LIRR's eTicket Sales Test a Big Hit With Customers Online Test Conducted with L.I. Tech Firm CooCoo Shows Customers Like Mobile Ticketing Option
New LIRR Schedules Take Effect Sept. 4 Changes Include Service Restorations on the Ronkonkoma & Huntington Branches & Improved Service to Atlantic Terminal and Barclay's Center Arena in Brooklyn
Trash Can Free Station Pilot Expands Due to positive results shown over the past several months, MTA New York City Transit is expanding the pilot program to remove trash cans from stations.
Weekend at Work: August 24-;27, 2012 <p>This weekend, we replaced tracks and switches on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/3.png" alt="3 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line in Brooklyn.</p>
Payroll Mobility Tax Vital to Region's Economy
Easy Ride to World's Toughest Tennis Whether you're pulling for Federer or Murray, Serena or Maria, there's no easier way to the U.S. Open than taking the train.
LIRR Offers Frequent Service to U.S. Open Tennis Tennis, anyone? The LIRR is providing frequent service to the U.S. Open Tennis with trains stopping at Mets-Willets Point Station, which is just a short walk to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Payroll Mobility Tax Vital to Region's Economy
Payroll Mobility Tax Vital to Region's Economy
Initial Findings Released in 2nd Ave Subway Explosion Investigation While the MTA continues its rigorous investigation, here are some preliminary findings:
Verrazano Employees' Actions Saved Man's Life A group of employees from the Verrazano-Narrows are credited with saving the life of a man who passed out in his car in the facility parking lot after suffering an apparent heart episode.
A Weekend at Work: August 17-20, 2012 This weekend, we repaired and replaced tracks in Brooklyn and Manhattan on the <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/3.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/4.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/5.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/6.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/b.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/d.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/f.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/m.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> and <img src="http://www.mta.info/status/widgetImages/nyct/q.png" alt="ij" width="16" height="16" /> Lines.
Historic Tarrytown Station Building Offered For Lease The building is in tip-top shape after renovation and available for rent under a competitive bidding process.
LIRR's Extra Service is Easiest Way to See Barclays PGA TOUR Go Green to the Black at Bethpage State Park August 21-26 on the LIRR.
Knickerbocker Avenue M Station to Close for Rehab MTA New York City Transit announces the renewal of five stations on the Myrtle Avenue <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/m.png" alt="M Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> line set to begin with Knickerbocker Avenue.
A Weekend at Work: August 11-12, 2012 Work in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx included pouring new concrete and repairing tracks as well as structural work repairing station columns.
MTA Storm Preparations In preparation for the possibility of heavy rains and high winds this weekend, the MTA is making the following preparations:
Henry Hudson Bridge Navigation Lights Shine

The red and green "Star Wars" looking lights emanating from beneath the Henry Hudson Bridge may seem like an attempt to reach out to other-worldly beings but they are actually navigation lights required by the U.S. Coast Guard to help guide maritime traffic.

Enjoy Governors Island If you have yet to visit historic Governors Island……well, you should.
Buy LIRR Tickets Online for The Barclays at Bethpage Black For the first time, LIRR customers are able to buy their train tickets online and print them out or display it on a smart phone under a new pilot program with CooCoo.
A New Option Continues for Access-A-Ride Customers MTA New York City Transit's Paratransit Division has extended its pilot program for Access-A-Ride (AAR) customers to use a pre-paid Chase Visa Card to pay for yellow taxi service on regularly scheduled, pre-planned trips.
Building a Subway Line on Second Avenue: It's Really a Blast! Work continues on the Second Avenue Subway as we inch closer to the December 2016 completion date. Watch how we're blasting our way through Manhattan schist to create the future 72nd Street station. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovdbSemvRLw">Click here to watch the video.</a>
Photographer O. Winston Link Part of B&T History Famed photographer O. Winston Link may be better known for his 1950's black and white photographs of steam powered railroad cars but he also played an important role at Bridges and Tunnels, chronicling its bridges throughout the 1960s.
Rehabilitation of Seven West End D Line Stations in Brooklyn Now Complete This week, the MTA marked the completion of work to rehabilitate seven stations along the West End <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line in Brooklyn with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Bay Parkway Station.
Emergency Repairs Will Soon Begin on Grand Central Viaduct Metro-North Railroad has initiated an emergency repair project to rebuild and reinforce the Grand Central Terminal viaduct, which was damaged by a wayward truck on Tuesday.
The MTA and the Yankees Honor Bus Operator Steve St. Bernard Nothing against Yankees centerfielder Curtis Granderson, but on Monday, July 16th, it was New York City Transit Bus Operator Stephen St. Bernard who made the catch of a lifetime.
MTA Re-Opens A,C Station Mezzanine Connection to Southbound J,Z Platform at Fulton Street Station The MTA has re-opened the connection between the Fulton Street <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/a.png" alt="A Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/c.png" alt="C Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Station mezzanine and the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/j.png" alt="J Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/z.png" alt="Z Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Station southbound platform to the public.
MTA Seeks Proposals to Manage 65,000 Sq. Ft. of Retail Space at Fulton Center The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is seeking proposals from experienced developers and retail operators for the long-term master leasing of the Fulton Center.
15th Annual Chairman's Safety Awards Recipients Announced The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) recognized agency-wide contributions to a safer work environment at the 15th annual Chairman’s Safety Awards earlier this week.
MTA Wins With Apple Store The addition of the Apple Store to Grand Central is the latest step in the ongoing rejuvenation of Grand Central that was fostered by MTA Metro-North Railroad’s rehabilitation of the Terminal in the 1990s.
'FASTRACK' Wraps Up Week on 6th Avenue Line <p> <em>FASTRACK</em>, wrapped up a weeklong stint along the Sixth Avenue <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/b.png" alt="B Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/f.png" alt="F Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/m.png" alt="M Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> lines in stations and tunnels between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and West 4th Street.</p> <p>Once again, hundreds of Transit workers inspected, repaired, maintained, cleaned and painted subway infrastructure in stations and tunnels between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and West 4th Street.</p>
Tunnel Boring Completed on All MTA Megaprojects Seven Machines Have Dug 13 Miles of New Tunnels Under New York City
MTA Budget Remains Balanced, But Long-Term Challenges Persist The MTA has released its 2013 Preliminary Budget and July Financial Plan for 2013-2016. The budget remains balanced, but long-term challenges persist.
Four Tense Hours Results In Heroic Rescue At VN By Bridge and Tunnel Officer Bridge and Tunnel Officer Eddie N. Fung spent four hours trying to keep a despondent man from jumping off the upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge -; and succeeded. Yet he doesn't consider himself a hero.
Transit Bureau Beefs up Patrols Responding to an increase in subway crimes, specifically robbery, the NYPD Transit Bureau is stepping up enforcement by placing uniformed officers on board trains during overnight hours.
NYC Transit Eagle Team Set to Patrol Local Buses In an effort to reduce incidents of fare evasion on MTA New York City Transit buses, the NYC Transit Department of Security is increasing the Eagle Team force to deploy enforcement personnel along problem bus routes.
'FASTRACK' Returning to B D F M Lines <p>New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK back to the 6th Ave. Line on Monday, July 23. The <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/b.png" alt="B Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/f.png" alt="F Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/m.png" alt="M Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> lines will be shut down from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., suspending service between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and West 4th Street in Manhattan in both directions for four consecutive weeknights.</p> <p> Click <a href="http://www.mta.info/nyct/service/fastrack_BDFM.htm">here</a> for more information.</p>
Metro-North to Add 230 New Trains a Week Metro-North is making service investments in new weekend and off-peak trains to accommodate growing ridership. It's the largest service expansion since the railroad's inception in 1983.
LIRR Announces Service Investments The LIRR announced a series of service enhancements that will provide increased off-peak Ronkonkoma Branch service, added rush hour trains on the Montauk, Long Beach and Port Jefferson Branches, extension of late-night Atlantic Terminal service, and added evening service on the Montauk Branch.
MTA Announces Service Investments <p> The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is adding and extending service on almost 40 bus, subway and commuter rail lines to better serve its customers.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.mta.info/mta/2012_13_investment.html">Click here for all of the details.</a></p>
Want to Reach a Big Audience? Advertise on MetroCards We are relaunching our program that allows advertisers to <a href="http://mta.info/nyct/AdvertiseonMetroCard.html">buy space on MetroCard<sup>&#174;</sup></a>.
Hero Bus Operator Saves Girl Falling From Window Another day...another hero. This time, 10-year veteran bus operator Steve St. Bernard comes to the rescue saving a girl falling from a window Monday afternoon in Brooklyn.
MTA Mobile Website Now Faster, Easier and More Clear We've enhanced the functionality and clarified the design of <a href="http://m.mta.info/">m.mta.info</a> our website for customers using mobile devices.
Weekend at Work: July 13-16 on the D Line <p>This weekend, we rehabilitated tracks on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line in Brooklyn.</p>
All Metro-North peak hour trains now have a Quiet Car! The LAST car on all AM peak trains and the FIRST car on all PM peak trains are for customers who don’t want to hear cell phones, loud conversations, beeps, buzzes or oddball ringtones.
Grand Central Terminal's "Whispering Gallery" To Be Renovated Don't Worry: Acoustical anomaly will not be affected while Metro-North repairs the ceiling tiles in Grand Central Terminal's famous "whispering gallery."
MTA Metro-North Railroad To Test Smartphone Ticketing This Summer Images on screens of iPhones, Androids and Blackberries will let people buy their train tickets anywhere, anytime and never have to hold a piece of paper!
Doing the Right Thing: Bus Operator Returns Lost Wallet to Customer When Elisabeth Ponsot left her wallet aboard a QM6 earlier this week, she thought she would never see it again. Luckily, she regularly rides a bus operated by Paul Liguori.
A MetroCard<sup>&#174;</sup> or Train Ticket for Your Thoughts Want to help improve your commute? We are looking for customers who will register to complete online surveys up to several times a year.
Weekend at Work: July 6-9 2012 <p>This weekend, we replaced sections of track at 125 St on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/4.png" alt="4 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/5.png" alt="5 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/6.png" alt="6 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line and along the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line in Brooklyn.</p>
Swipe Your MetroCard<sup>&#174;</sup> and Enjoy Randall's Island Swipe your MetroCard<sup>&#174;</sup> and hop on a <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/4.png" alt="4 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/5.png" alt="5 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/6.png" alt="6 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> train to 125th Street and transfer for the M35 to Randall's Island.
MTA Police Officer John Barnett Released from Hospital Greeted by fellow officers, MTA Police officer John Barnett leaves Jamaica Hospital Thursday.
'FASTRACK' Returning to the Eighth Avenue Line Beginning Monday July 9 and running for four consecutive weeknights, the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/a.png" alt="A Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/c.png" alt="C Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/e.png" alt="E Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Lines will be affected from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., suspending Eighth Avenue service between 59th Street-Columbus Circle and Jay Street-MetroTech in both directions.
Summer Scorcher: Time to Hit the Beach! The dog days of summer are here, and there's no better time to swipe your MetroCard<sup>&#174;</sup> and head to the beach...and you have plenty of options.
MTA Police Officer Stabbed: Suspect Shot And Killed An officer with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department was stabbed Wednesday while on patrol at the Jamaica Station of the Long Island Rail Road while attempting to disarm an emotionally disturbed man holding a knife.
Nearly 65,000 Sold! That's E-ZPass 'On-the-Go' Tags, Not Burgers In the year since the program to sell E-ZPass<sup>&#174;</sup> 'On-the-Go' tags in cash lane began, nearly 65,000 tags have been sold, with most sold in just the last three months after the program was expanded to include all nine MTA crossings.
New Artwork at Avenue U Honored as Best Public Artwork in USA The art installation at the Avenue U station on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/q.png" alt="Q Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line was named one of the best public artworks in the United States at the 2012 Americans for the Arts Convention held in June. <a href="http://flic.kr/s/aHsjAnsoTo">Click here for photos of the artwork.</a>
Weekend at Work: June 29-July 2 2012 <p>This weekend, we replaced panels of track in Brooklyn, on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/b.png" alt="B Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/q.png" alt="Q Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line, and near Central Av on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/m.png" alt="M Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line.</p>
LIRR Employees Reunite Customer with Lost Engagement Ring The quick action and team work of two MTA Long Island Rail Road employees resulted in a customer being reunited with her two-carat, sapphire and diamond engagement ring that was lost on a morning rush hour train.
FASTRACK Completed on 1 2 3 Lines MTA New York City Transit completed another round of FASTRACK work on June 29. Hundreds of workers were busy in tunnels and stations performing a four-night blitz of inspections, repairs and maintenance jobs, as well as cleaning and painting.
MTA Bus Time<sup style="font-size:70%;">&#174;</sup> Coming to the B61 Beginning July 1st, MTA Bus Time<sup style="font-size:70%;">&#174;</sup> will be available to customers who ride the B61 in Brooklyn.
MTA Music Under New York Artists to Perform at Free Summer Concert Series Catch the best musicians the MTA has to offer all summer long starting July 4.
The Rockaways Whimsical Little Bridge Turns 75 The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge, which sparked the growth of the Rockaways and turned an isolated area into a recreational destination, is turning 75 on July 3rd.
Free WiFi Through September at Six Subway Stations Free WiFi is available through September 7 in six subway stations in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.
The MTA Proudly Introduces the Flexibles Teachers and first grade students at the Speyer Legacy School made a special request.
'FASTRACK' Back on the 1 2 3 Lines The Broadway/Seventh Avenue corridor is next up for 'FASTRACK'. For four consecutive weeknights beginning Monday, June 25th, more than 800 maintenance workers will replace, inspect, repair, paint and clean subway infrastructure on the line segment between 34th Street-Penn Station and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center.
New Series of Posters Warn Customers to Stay Back from the Platform Edge The posters (car cards) have begun appearing in subway cars this week, rotating through three different themes.
Bridges and Tunnels Introduces New MTA EZTravel App Want to know how traffic is moving at MTA crossings or how long it will take to reach a connecting highway? The information is just a tap away with Bridges and Tunnels' new MTA EZTravel app, now available for free download at the Apple store.
MTA Seeking Company to Manage Columbus Circle Retail In a move to more effectively manage its real estate portfolio, the MTA is accepting proposals from real estate companies seeking to master lease the 13-store retail concourse at the recently renovated 59 St-Columbus Circle subway complex.
Beating the Heat A heat wave slated to hit the metropolitan area can impact your commute if the MTA must reduce power consumption as required by contracts with our power suppliers.
MetroCard<sup>&#174;</sup> and Baseball: Perfect Together Minor league baseball is back as the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees are back in action. Use your MetroCard to get to the ballpark for affordable minor league baseball and some breathtaking ocean views.
Real Time Travel Signs Are a Hit With Customers Motorists appreciate real time travel and traffic information.
Another Productive Round of FASTRACK Completed Along the Lexington Avenue Line Friday morning saw the wrap-up of another successful and productive round of FASTRACK.
MTA Receives Award for 'On the Go!' Touch-Screen Travel Stations New technology...another award!
Great One-Day LI Getaways The LIRR is introducing four new Long Island Getaways to its lineup of over 20 escorted sightseeing tours, travel packages and deals available through the summer offering discounts galore.
'The Weekender' Is Now an iPhone App Now you can get updated weekend subway service diversions right on your iPhone.
MTA LIRR Gets You to the Puerto Rican Day Parade Sunday June 10 Alcoholic Beverages Prohibited at Stations, Platforms and Trains.
More Trains Added to the L Line MTA New York City Transit announced today the addition of 98 weekly round trips on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/l.png" alt="L Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line.
Air Quality Data for Second Avenue Subway Construction Now Posted Online Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Construction has posted additional Second Avenue Subway air quality monitoring data on the MTA website.
Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and colleagues Honor Metro-North for the outstanding achievements of being the first American railroad to win the coveted International Brunel Award.
Enterprise Shuttles Beneath Several MTA Bridges A historic journey for the space shuttle that will permanently call New York home.
LIRR Running Extra Trains to See Triple Crown Bid at Belmont The MTA Long Island Rail Road has your ticket to see history in the making as Triple Crown contender "I'll Have Another" makes his run for the 144th Belmont Stakes this coming Saturday, June 9.
Seven New Peregrine Chicks Call MTA Bridges Home Talk about a room with a view! Seven new peregrine falcon chicks are living in their parents' nesting boxes high atop three MTA bridges
25 Performers and Groups Win Entry into MTA's Music Under New York Congratulations to all our winners! Twenty-five individuals and groups had been accepted into the Music Under New York (MUNY) program after performing at the program's 25th annual auditions held on May 16.
East Side Access Completes Third Queens Tunnel Ahead of Schedule Third Tunnel of Four Underneath Sunnyside Yard Completed in Nine Weeks
Presley Law Enforcement Award Bridge and Tunnel Officer Anthony Presley was honored by Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes at his annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Awards.
MetroCard Bus/Van at a Location Near You MTA New York City Transit wants customers to know that there are two kinds of traveling MetroCard Service Centers: the MetroCard Bus and the MetroCard Van. Both vehicles make regularly scheduled stops in all five boroughs each month.
LIRR Launches Summer Service to LI's East End Whether your destination is the Hamptons or Montauk Point on the South Fork or such North Fork destinations as Mattituck and Greenport, the LIRR is dedicated to making the journey convenient and comfortable, while you save time, money and energy getting there.
Paint Project Underway On Bronx Side of Throgs Neck Have you seen the oversized white cocoon enveloping the Throgs Neck Bridge near Ferry Point in the Bronx?
Historic, Just-Restored Waiting Room Offered for Rent at Poughkeepsie Train Station MTA Metro-North Railroad hopes to attract a restaurant tenant to the historic Poughkeepsie Station, which has undergone $40 million in restoration and passenger facility improvements.
LIRR Getaways to World-Class Beaches on LI The LIRR offers money-saving special Beach Getaways to 12 of Long Island's finest beaches -; including Jones Beach State Park, Long Beach and an assortment of Fire Island beaches to suit everyone's tastes.
Weekend at Work: June 22-25, 2012 <p>This weekend, we rehabilitated in the Bronx and Brooklyn and four stations on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/1.png" alt="1 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line.</p>
Two Officers Who Saved the Lives of Three The MTA honored two police officers for saving the lives of three Long Islanders in April.
MTA Seeking Two New Restaurants for Grand Central For 15 years, the value of real estate in Grand Central Terminal has soared four-fold, and now, as the building prepares to turn 100 years old, the MTA has created two large new spaces to lease for the first time ever. The spaces are envisioned for sit-down restaurants.
Subway Elevator and Escalator Reliability Continues to Improve Elevator reliability is at 98.1 percent during the first quarter in 2012, up from 96.7 percent in 2010. Escalator reliability is at 96.2 percent, up from 91.6 percent in 2010.
Staten Island Bus Customers To Get SBS In a continuation of the ongoing effort to improve and upgrade bus travel throughout the City, the MTA will roll out Select Bus Service (SBS) along the S79 this September.
MTA's Eagle Team This week, New York City Transit's Eagle Team members were presented with a 2011 Unit Citation for the excellent work they performed throughout the year.
MTA Holds 25th Annual Auditions for Music Under New York The sound of harmonious voices and musical instruments from across the globe echoed into the granite halls of Grand Central today as the MTA held its 25th annual auditions for its Music Under New York program.
LIRR Recognizes Charter Members of Mail&Ride During the bustle of the evening commute at Penn Station, LIRR President Helena Williams recognized two 37-year, charter members of Mail&Ride -; the LIRR's widely-popular monthly ticket home-delivery service.
FASTRACK Returns to the Sixth Avenue Line MTA New York City Transit is bringing FASTRACK back to the Sixth Avenue Line. Beginning Monday, May 14, the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/b.png" alt="B Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/f.png" alt="F Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/m.png" alt="M Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Lines will be shut down from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.
Toll Booths Get Makeover In MTA Blue Taking a page from the past, 150 toll booths at all nine MTA crossings will once again be a uniform color, MTA blue.
Weekend at Work: May 11-14, 2012 <p>This weekend, we rehabilitated tracks and signals on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/4.png" alt="4 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/5.png" alt="5 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line near Borough Hall and continued rehabilitating the Dyckman St station on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/1.png" alt="1 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Line.</p>
Cross Bay Turns 42? Or Is It 73? Or 122? The Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge is turning 42 this Memorial Day or is it really 73? Maybe, it's 122? It's all a matter of perspective.
Far Rockaway-Mott Av. Station Rehabilitation Now Complete Far Rockaway residents now have access to a fully rehabilitated and ADA compliant station.
Six B&T Employees Honored As Heroes For Saving Two Lives Six Verrazano-Narrows employees were honored for their heroic acts in saving the lives of two people in separate suicide attempts at the bridge.
5th Annual National Train Day Arrives at Grand Central Terminal Saturday May 12 Free events from 11:00 a.m. -; 4:00 p.m. includes live entertainment, exhibits, kids' activities, model train displays and tours of Amtrak equipment, freight, private and Metro-North trains.
Rails Being Delivered for the 7 Extension The <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/7.png" alt="7 Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> Extension Project, now 65 percent complete, has just received its first set of rails.
Grand Central Terminal is named a national historical civil engineering landmark GCT joins the Erie Canal and Hoover Dam on the American Society of Civil engineers' list of civil engineering landmarks.
Protecting Our Transit Workers One of the MTA's top priorities is keeping its workers safe.
New LIRR Timetables Take Effect May 14 New MTA Long Island Rail Road timetables will take effect on Monday, May 14. The new schedules include the restoration of half-hourly, midday service on the Port Washington Branch on weekdays, as well as adjustments to schedules or midday busing in place of trains on various branches to support the summer track construction work.
Take LIRR to Tall Ships Spectacular in Greenport MTA Long Island Rail Road will provide extra train service between Ronkonkoma and Greenport on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 when the beautiful seaside village of Greenport plays proud host to a breathtaking array of sailing ships participating in the annual Tall Ships Challenge.
Bridge And Tunnel Officers Corral Parole Violator A team of MTA Bridge and Tunnel Officers is credited with arresting a parole violator with several outstanding felony warrants after corralling him inside the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.
Weekend at Work: May 4-7, 2012 This weekend, track workers poured concrete around newly laid track just north of the Atlantic Av-Pacific St station on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/d.png" alt="D Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/n.png" alt="N Subway Line Symbol" border="0"> lines.
Cyclists: Ride With the MTA to the Five-Boro Bike Tour This Sunday, May 6, New York City will host the TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour. The best way to get to the tour is by train. Here are some tips.
QMT'S 37th Street Entrance Reopened To Cars Weekdays In an effort to keep traffic moving, the 37th Street entrance to the Queens Midtown Tunnel is being reopened to cars only weekdays between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m.
MTA New York City Transit Takes Delivery of New Diesel-Electric Locomotive Work equipment plays a vital role in maintaining safe, reliable service across the entire subway system.
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Celebrating 62 Years On May 25th, the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel celebrates its 62nd anniversary, but did you know that if Robert Moses had his way, the tunnel wouldn't have been built at all?
First Metro-North Facility Achieves LEED Silver Certification For the first time, a Metro-North Railroad facility has achieved LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its 525 North Broadway office building in North White Plains.
Upgrades to Grand Central Terminal To Cut Energy Consumption 30% MTA's largest energy efficiency project with New York Power Authority ever will save $3 million a year.
Weekend at Work: April 27-30, 2012 This weekend, we replaced sections of track on the Q Line between Avenue U and Sheepshead Bay.
Another Successful Round of FASTRACK on the A C E MTA New York City Transit wrapped up yet another successful FASTRACK line segment closure completing an ambitious schedule of work on the Eighth Avenue Line.
LIRR Teams Up with Mets & Strawberry's Grill for Mail & Ride MTA Long Island Rail Road has teamed up with the New York Mets and former Mets great Darryl Strawberry to provide new LIRR Mail&Ride customers with two free game tickets and a $15 gift card to Strawberry's Sports Grill, Darryl's restaurant in Douglaston, Queens.
The Results are in: New York has the Top-Ranked Transit System in the Country Walk Score, a group that tells you how easy it is to get places from your home on foot, now ranks which U.S cities have the best transit. Guess who came out on top?
'Poetry in Motion' Expands to NYC Taxi Fleet Last month, we brought poems back to the subway. Now they're coming to taxis too.
Saying Farewell to an Old Friend An historic agreement was reached this week among the City, the MTA, and academic institutions to transform NYC Transit's former headquarters into the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress.
LIRR's 'Belmont Special' Is On Track for Spring Racing Season The MTA Long Island Rail Road's 'Belmont Special' is off and running to beautiful Belmont Park for the spring racing season starting Friday, April 27.
LIRR Achieves Record On-Time Performance The LIRR has recorded its best first quarter On-Time Performance (OTP) ever -; with 96.17 percent of all trains system-wide running on schedule during the first three months of 2012.
FASTRACK is Back on the 8th Avenue Line FASTRACK returns to the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/a.png" alt="A Line Subway Icon"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/c.png" alt="C Line Subway Icon"><img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/e.png" alt="E Line Subway Icon"> this week. It remains clear that FASTRACK is a safer and more efficient way to maintain a 24/7 system.
Weekend at Work: April 20-23, 2012 This weekend, we renewed tracks and switches on the <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/2.png" alt="2 Line Subway Icon"> <img src="/siteimages/subwaybullets/3.png" alt="3 Line Subway Icon">, the Sea Beach Line and the Staten Island Railway.
National Work Zone Awareness Week April 23rd-27th With the start of National Work Zone Awareness Week, MTA Bridges and Tunnels is urging drivers to pay attention to work zone laws and drive with care when traveling through these areas.
Throgs Neck Bridge LED Necklace Light Project Finished Just in time for Earth Day 2012, Bridges and Tunnels crews finished replacing 142 old mercury vapor lights with new high-efficiency LED lights at the Throgs Neck Bridge.
Each Trip on the MTA Keeps More Than 10 Lbs. of Carbon Out of the Air Every trip you make on an MTA train, subway or bus prevents an average of more than 10 pounds of carbon from entering the atmosphere,according to a new report.
All MTA Crossings Now Selling E-ZPass ON-THE-GO Tags It's official. No matter what bridge or tunnel you use, you can now pick up an E-ZPass On-the-Go tag in any cash lane at all nine MTA crossings.
Train Time expands to West Hempstead Branch The LIRR is expanding <a href="http://mta.info/lirr/TrainTime">Train Time</a> -; a digital service that provides real-time train arrival status to customers -; to its West Hempstead Branch beginning Monday, April 16.
Buses Replace Trains Speonk to Montauk April 24-27 LIRR train service between Speonk and Montauk will be replaced by buses for 72 hours Tuesday through Friday, April 24-27 - as the Railroad carries out the next phase of the $22.4 million rehabilitation of three East End bridges.
Weekend at Work: April 13-15, 2012 This weekend, we continued to rehabilitate the Dyckman St Station on the 1 Line.
Another Successful Round of FASTRACK on the 1 2 3 MTA New York City Transit wrapped up yet another successful FASTRACK line segment closure completing an ambitious schedule of work on the Seventh Avenue Line.
Take the Nostalgia Train to the Yankees Home Opener First pitch today against the Angels is at 1:05 pm, and as an added treat, fans can ride to the game in New York City Transit's special "Nostalgia Train."
Check out 2011 Ridership Data! The NYC Transit ridership pages on www.mta.info have been updated to include 2011 ridership for both buses and subways.
Take the Nostalgia Train to the Yankees Home Opener First pitch tomorrow against the Angels is at 1:05 pm, and as an added treat, fans can ride to the game in New York City Transit's special "Nostalgia Train."
Four Metro-North Employees Honored as Heroes by Red Cross A trespasser who climbed a power pole on the New Haven Line and was seriously injured by 13,000 volts of electricity was safely evacuated thanks to Metro-North employees.
Rockaway Resident Toll Rebate Program Reinstated Thanks to $4 million in funding provided in the State budget, tolls for eligible residents using the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge will once again be fully rebated by the MTA.
FASTRACK is Back on the 7th Avenue Line FASTRACK returns to the 1, 2 and 3 Lines this week. It remains clear that FASTRACK is a safer and more efficient way to maintain a 24/7 system.
MTA Bus Time<sup style="font-size:70%;">&#174;</sup> has arrived on M34/34A SBS Crosstown MTA New York City Transit reminds customers that, effective Sunday, April 8; MTA Bus Time<sup style="font-size:70%;">&#174;</sup> will be phased into the M34/M34A Select Bus Service crosstown bus route.
BW Bronx Approach Project Enters Final Stage Roadway work on the four-year, nearly $200 million project to reconstruct the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge's Bronx approach is entering the final phase of construction, which will result in wider 12-foot lanes and new safety shoulders for drivers.
Bridges and Tunnels Highway Officer Saves Man At Verrazano Bridges and Tunnels Officer Edward Grimm is being hailed a hero for his quick-thinking actions in saving the life of a man who recently attempted to jump from the lower level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
It's a Power Play Wrap on the Shuttle! Novel forms of advertising continue to pop up in the subway as part of the MTA's efforts to increase revenue from advertising.
Bronx-Whitestone Celebrates 73 Years Of Service On April 29, the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge turns 73 years old.
A Weekend at Work: March 30-April 2, 2012 This weekend, we rehabilitated the Dyckman Street, 225 Street, and Van Cortlandt Park-242 Street stations on the 1 Line.
Court Square on the No.7 Line Re-Opens No. 7 trains have resumed making station stops at the Court Square station in Long Island City.
Metro-North Quiet Cars Expand to All Peak Trains on April 2 "CALMmute," comes to all rush hour trains on Monday, April 2. In time for the spring timetable change.
There's Never Been a Better Time to Try Metro-North's Trains to Yankee Stadium! The Yankees return to the Bronx on Friday, April 13, for the 2012 home opener against the Los Angeles Angels. And Metro-North Railroad is back for its fourth year of train service to Yankee Stadium!
Digital "Urban Panels" Debut at Manhattan Subway Entrances Another creative way the MTA is maximizing the revenue it receives from its real estate assets.
Catch the LIRR to 2012 Mets Baseball The New York Mets have returned to Citi Field for their 50th anniversary season with a lineup led by David Wright, Ike Davis and Lucas Duda.
Governor Cuomo Announces $600 Million MTA Investment in Upstate Manufacturing MTA chooses Bombardier for $600 million order for 300 subway cars resulting in more than 500 jobs
LIRR Expands Quiet Car Pilot Program The LIRR is expanding its Quiet Car pilot program to include all peak hour trains on the Far Rockaway Branch and select rush hour trains on the Hempstead, Long Beach and West Hempstead branches beginning Monday, April 2.
Poetry in Motion Is Back Back by popular demand, poems are returning to the subway after a four-year hiatus. We have joined with the Poetry Society of America to restore Poetry in Motion, the popular program that brought thought-provoking poems and poetry excerpts to the subway between 1992 and 2008.
Safety First! MTA Adding More Onboard Bus Video Surveillance Cameras In continuing to enhance both customer and employee security, the MTA is purchasing and installing Bus Camera Security Systems (BCSS) for an additional 1,150 buses.
MTA Bus Time<sup style="font-size:70%;">&#174;</sup> Coming to the M34/M34A SBS Crosstown MTA New York City Transit announced today that, effective April 8, 2012; MTA Bus Time<sup style="font-size:70%;">&#174;</sup> will be phased into the M34/M34A Select Bus Service crosstown bus route.
This Month More than 7,000 E-ZPass 'On The Go' Tags Sold in Cash Lanes The ease and convenience of buying an E-ZPass 'On The Go' tag in cash lanes at MTA crossings is proving to be extremely popular with customers.
Bleecker Street Platform Shifts As part of the project to build a free transfer between the uptown 6 train and the B, D, F and M Lines, the Bleecker Street platform on the 6 Line has moved south 300 feet!
Weekend at Work: March 23-26, 2012 This weekend on the 7 Line, we built tracks connecting Times Square to the line's extension, installed panels of track between Court Square and Queensboro Plaza, and rehabilitated the Vernon-Jackson Station.
Midday Track Inspections on Pt. Jefferson Branch March 28 & 29 Bus service will be provided in place of midday trains between Huntington and Port Jefferson following the morning rush on Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 29 while rail inspections are performed.
100th Street Depot Now Renamed as the Tuskegee Airmen Bus Depot MTA's 100th Street Bus Depot has been renamed The Tuskegee Airmen Bus Depot in honor of the World War II African-American military pilots and support personnel.
Early-Morning Track Inspection on Pt. Washington Branch Sat., March 24 Bus and van service will replace four early-morning LIRR trains on the Port Washington Branch Saturday, March 24 at three stations - Manhasset, Plandome and Port Washington - in order to allow overnight track inspections.
Take LIRR & Metro-North to Auto Show April 6-15 & Save If your destination is the 2012 New York International Auto Show during the week of April 6-15, then the MTA is an easy and cost saving way to get there.
New York's Largest Art Museum, In Your Pocket Our new mobile app allows users to browse through more than 200 works of contemporary art found throughout the New York City Subway, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, and MTA Bridges and Tunnels.
MTA New York City Transit Bus Operator Earns Coveted Public Service Award Jefrick Dean is an MTA bus operator, an iconic New York City job that he performs with pride, dedication, dignity and an unswerving concern for his customers and fellow workers.
Weekend at Work: March 9-12 This weekend, we replaced track panels on the 7 Line and rehabilitated track at High Street.
World Class: Metro-North Wins the International Brunel Award for Design From March 19-30, MTA Metro-North Railroad, winner of the Brunel Jury Prize for design excellence, hosts an exhibit in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall of contest entries from railways around the world
Henry Hudson Bridge Moves To Next Phase Ahead Of Schedule A new construction work zone will be in place beginning Tuesday, March 13th.
Initial Round of Fastrack Complete Hundreds of tasks completed in days rather than months improving both efficiency and worker safety.
LIRR Employee Triumphs at APTA ‘Call Center Challenge' Gabrielle Rodriguez, Manager of Long Island Rail Road's Travel Information Center is winner of the national Call Center Challenge competition sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
Take the LIRR and Save on Some Great Deals Are you looking to jazz up your winter weekends? Then MTA Long Island Rail Road is your ticket for a ride out to Long Island Wine Country where you can uncork the best at a popular vineyard as well as the very best in jazz music.
LIRR & Metro-North Discount Package to GLBT Expo at Javits The LIRR and Metro-North are offering discount rail and admission packages with savings of up to 30% to the Original Gay Lesbian Bi-Sexual Transgender Expo Expo to be held on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
Weekend at Work: March 2-5, 2012 This weekend, we rehabilitated the 7 Line's tunnel under the East River, and 7 Line stations at Court Square and Hunters Point Av.
Pilot To Sell "On The Go" Tags In Cash Lanes A Hit Expanded To Two More Bridges The pilot program to sell E-ZPass "On The Go" tags in cash lanes is such a hit that it was expanded to the Bronx-Whitestone and Throgs Neck Bridges.
Authentic Wooden Subway Benches Available Our familiar wooden subway benches have been an iconic part of the subway experience for more than 30 years.
FASTRACK a Success on the 6th Avenue Line This week marks the completion of the third line segment closure to perform inspection and maintenance critical to providing reliable subway service.
Subway Ridership at Highest Levels Since 1950! In 2011, customers swiped their MetroCards 1.64 billion times, the highest annual subway ridership since 1950.
Weekend at Work: February 24-27 This weekend, we repaired tracks near Montrose Av on the L line.
LIRR & Metro-North Discount Packages to 2 Shows at Javits The LIRR and Metro-North are offering discount rail and admission packages with savings of up to 30% to The New York Times Travel Show (March 3-4) and the Original GLBT Expo (March 17-18) at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
Like Cash? Use MTA Reload Card And Save With E-ZPass&#174; If you like to use cash to pay for MTA toll crossings but want the savings and convenience of E-ZPass, the new MTA Reload Card is the answer.
4th Avenue East Side Station House Reopens MTA New York City Transit has reopened the 4th Avenue-9th Street station house on the F/G line at the east side of 4th Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets.
Multiple Daily Lifts At Marine Parkway Extended Multiple daily bridge lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will continue through mid-April as a result of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers marsh islands restoration project in Jamaica Bay.
FASTRACK a Success on the 1 2 3 New York City Transit wrapped up its second FASTRACK line segment closure successfully completing an ambitious schedule of work on the Seventh Avenue.
New Cortlandt Station Expansion Is Complete On Feb. 15, MTA, local and state officials celebrated the completion of a major project to improve and renovate the Cortlandt Station.
FASTRACK on the 1, 2, and 3 FASTRACK moved to the 1, 2 and 3 Lines this week and with the first night completed, it remains clear that FASTRACK is a safer and more efficient way to maintain a 24/7 system.
Enforcement of NYS Smoking Ban on LIRR & Metro-North Outdoor Platforms Begins February 15 Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road customers are reminded that the MTA Police will begin enforcing the New York State law banning outdoor smoking at stations on Wednesday, February 15.
MTA Builds Support for Transit in Albany MTA Chairman & CEO Joseph J. Lhota joined transit advocates in Albany this week in support of public transportation. The message was clear. The MTA helps to drive the region's economy.
'FASTRACK' Coming to the 1, 2, and 3 Lines MTA New York City Transit is bringing 'FASTRACK' to the Seventh Avenue Line this month following its successful implementation on the Lexington Avenue Line in January.
The Latest Subway Artwork Was Inspired by 'Missed Connections' Ads Sophie Blackall, who created the latest artwork now appearing in the subway, was inspired by missed connections ads. This video from Etsy shows us behind the scenes as the work is in progress.
MTA Is Your Best Way to Get to Giants Parade Going to the parade? The MTA will get you there faster than an Eli Manning touchdown pass.
Weekend at Work: February 3-6 This weekend, we renewed tracks at 168th Street on the A line.
Metro-North's Lost & Found is a "New York Customer Experience Star" Global consulting firm Peppers & Rogers Group (PRG) surveyed its worldwide client base (such as T-Mobile, Hewlett-Packard and BMW) about the best customer experiences they've had in New York City!
Heroic B&T Officer Honored By Brooklyn Beep MTA Bridges and Tunnels Officer Anthony Presley was recently honored for his heroic actions taken during an armed robbery last April.
Last Of The Decommissioned VN Toll Booths Torn Down Just a few swings of the giant demolition claw, and it was all over. The last three decommissioned toll booths at the Verrazano-Narrows Brooklyn-bound toll plaza were torn down overnight on Feb. 1-2.
Henry Hudson Bridge Project Pushing Ahead Work to remove and replace the original 1930's-era steel curb stringers supporting the upper level roadway of the bridge is continuing.
'Embark NYC,' Multi-Purpose Navigation App, Wins MTA App Quest The judges judged. You, the public, voted. And the results are in.
The MTA Hosts Regional Meeting to Address Bus Operator Assaults MTA New York City Transit has made an aggressive push to reduce or eliminate the number of attacks on bus operators.
Weekend at Work: January 27-30 This weekend, we rehabilitated tracks on the 1/2/3 Line at 14 St, on the B/Q at Atlantic Av, and on the 7, and we rehabilitated the 7 Line's Court Square Station.
Limited Quantities Available of our First Late Night Map We've released the first-ever map showing the scheduled overnight service of the subway system, when three subway lines don't run, three lines become shuttle trains,
MTA Customers Can Now Refill Unlimited-Ride MetroCards Compounding the already impressive convenience of MetroCard, customers can now refill their 7-day and 30-day unlimited-ride cards.
LIRR's Storm Recovery Timetables Now Available on Website The LIRR is working to improve communications with customers during service disruptions caused by severe storms. An important part of that effort is the posting of special Storm Recovery Timetables on our website.
VNB Toll Plaza Improvement Project Rolls On The next phase of work on the Verrazano-Narrows toll plaza improvement project, which includes removing the last three unused Brooklyn-bound toll booths, is set to begin.
LIRR Improves Train Performance in 2011 The LIRR's train performance improved in 2011, with 93.71 percent of our trains operating on time. This represents nearly a full percentage point increase over 2010, when on-time performance (OTP) was 92.76 percent.
Weekend at Work: January 20-23, 2012 This weekend, workers rehabilitated the Court Square and Vernon-Jackson stations on the 7 Line, fighting snow on the elevated portion of the line as they worked.
MTA Bus Time<sup style="font-size:70%;">&#174;</sup> to Expand to the Bronx The 1,025 buses serving the Bronx will be the next to offer MTA Bus Time<sup>&#174;</sup>, a popular digital system that allows Staten Island customers to track the real-time location of buses via the Internet, smart phone or text message.
Metro-North & Long Island Rail Road Unveil "Pledge to Customers" MTA Long Island Rail Road and MTA Metro-North Railroad have each unveiled a formal "Pledge to Customers" promising to provide safe and reliable service and putting it in writing for the first time.
Long Island Rail Road & Metro-North Unveil "Pledge to Customers" MTA Long Island Rail Road and MTA Metro-North Railroad have each unveiled a formal "Pledge to Customers" promising to provide safe and reliable service and putting it in writing for the first time.
Metro-North Railroad Ridership Tops 82 Million in 2011 MTA Metro-North Railroad provided 82 million rides last year, up 1.4% over 2010, with ridership gains on all lines and in all markets from traditional AM inbound commutation to discretionary trips such as nights, weekends, middays and holidays.
New Access-A-Ride Vehicle Debuts The MTA has purchased 30 new MV-1 vans for use by the Paratransit Division in order to determine their suitability as replacement vehicles for older Access-A-Ride vans.
Stay Alert The MTA has posted an informative public service announcement produced by the NYPD, warning customers to "Stay Alert" and safeguard their personal electronic devices when riding the subway.
MTA Weathers the Storm Despite significant snowfall throughtout the metropolitan region, the MTA was able to provide service without any major weather-related delays.
MTA Storm Wrap-Up The MTA continues to monitor operations following Saturday's storm. At this time there are no significant weather-related delays. Personnel have been deployed, snow-fighting equipment has been put into service to keep rails free of ice and snow, and bus tires have been chained for additional traction.
Multiple Daily Lifts At Marine Parkway For A Month There will be multiple daily lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge beginning Thursday, Jan. 26th through the month of February.
Weekend at Work: January 13-16, 2012 This weekend, workers rehabilitated the trackbed at Atlantic Av on the B/Q Line.
MTA Completes FASTRACK It's the MTA's new, innovative way to keep the subway system in a state of good repair.
B&T Launches New Spanish Features For E-ZPass Customers Habla Espanol? If you do, signing up for an E-ZPass, checking your account or making changes is easier than ever.
MTA Bus Time<sup>&#174;</sup> Arrives on Staten Island For bus riders who have ever wondered: "Where is my bus and when will it get here?" The answer has arrived: <strong>MTA Bus Time</strong><sup>&#174;</sup>!
Metro-North Customers Save on Top Broadway Hits A night on the town was never easier or a better deal with three special Getaways offers from Metro-North Railroad, which takes you direct to midtown - just a few blocks' walk from New York City's theater district.
Hop on Metro-North for Skiing at Thunder Ridge Can't quite make it to Killington, Vail, or Gstaad to ski? Try Patterson, New York - less than two hours from Grand Central Terminal. Metro-North makes it easy to get away for a day of winter fun and savings, too!
Ride the LIRR to Broadway with money-saving offers The hip-hooray and ballyhoo ...ahh, the lullaby of Broadway. This winter is a great time to ride the LIRR for special discounts to a collection of great Broadway hits.
FASTRACK on the Lexington Avenue 4, 5, 6 Line It's a faster, less disruptive way to do subway work.
LIRR Announces 2012 New York City Getaway Packages MTA Long Island Rail Road has unveiled its 2012 package of New York City Getaways featuring two brand new Manhattan sightseeing attractions as well as many perennial favorites
Weekend at Work: January 6-9, 2012 This weekend, workers repaired and replaced tracks at 8 St and 28 St on the N/R/Q Line, 14 St on the 1/2/3 Line, Jackson Av on the 2/5 Line, and 161 St on the B/D Line.
FASTRACK Coming to the Lexington Avenue 4, 5, 6 Line It's a faster, less disruptive way to do subway work.
Let Metro-North Take You to the Boat Show, Motorcycle Show and NYC Restaurant Week It's January, which means it's time for three great events in NYC: the New York Boat Show, the Progressive International Motorcycle Show, and NYC Restaurant Week!
Let the LIRR Take You to the Boat Show, Motorcycle Show and NYC Restaurant Week It's January, which means it's time for three great events in NYC: the New York Boat Show, the Progressive International Motorcycle Show, and NYC Restaurant Week!
Film Production in the Subways Nothing embodies New York City more than an authentic subway car.
Metro-North Sets Record for On-time Performance in December: 98.6% December 2011 was the best month of 2011 and the best December in the 29-year history of Metro-North Railroad in terms of on-time performance - with 98.6% of all trains operating on time.
MTA 2011 Highlights: Mega Projects Taking Shape In 2011, the MTA focused on delivering on some long-promised benefits for our 8.5 million customers. This is the last in a daily series that recaps the best of 2011.
MTA 2011 Highlights: Atlantic Avenue Viaduct In 2011, the MTA focused on delivering on some long-promised benefits for our 8.5 million customers. This is the tenth in a daily series that recaps the best of 2011.