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Press Release
February 9, 2021
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Metro-North's Bulk Ticket Sales Program Provides Benefit and Convenience for Businesses
Press Release
January 26, 2021
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MTA Awarded Nearly $20 Million to Upgrade Metro-North Grade Crossings, Make Other Safety Improvements

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that Metro-North Railroad will receive a $19.7 million federal grant to provide critical safety improvements to nine grade crossings on the Metro-North's Harlem Line. The grant was part of $40 million provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration this month. 

Press Release
January 22, 2021
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Metro-North Railroad Announces Young Winners of Annual Rail Safety Poster Contest

View Winning Posters by Students from Pre-K to High School

MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced the winners of its Third Annual Rail Safety Poster Contest that asked students from grades pre-K to 12 to create posters illustrating what they believe is most important about rail safety.

The contest was overseen by TRACKS, a community outreach and education program run by Metro-North’s Office of System Safety.  TRACKS stands for “Together Railroads And Communities Keeping Safe.” 

Press Release
January 4, 2021
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Announces Opening of Major Segment of Empire State Trail in Putnam and Dutchess Counties
Press Release
December 15, 2020
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Metro-North Advances Customer Service Initiative Project

Multi-Year Effort to Upgrade Customer Communications at Grand Central and Outlying Stations 

Construction Completed at 60% of Stations Included In Project, Two Additional Stations Near Completion

View Photos of Station Upgrades

Press Release
November 20, 2020
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Metro-North Marks Second Year of Accomplishments in Way Ahead Plan to Transform Railroad

Railroad Undertaking Most Historic Disinfecting Regimen to Protect Customers and Employees

Completed Major PTC Milestones

See Full List of Accomplishments

MTA Metro-North Railroad President Catherine Rinaldi today announced a series of key accomplishments since implementing its Way Ahead plan two years ago as a proactive response to growing ridership, changing demographics and the evolving needs of customers.

Press Release
November 17, 2020
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MTA Metro-North Railroad Expands In-System PPE Vending Machines to 10 Stations

PPE Vending Machines Coming to Grand Central Terminal Later This Month

PPE Vending Machines Now at 22 Stations

Press Release
November 16, 2020
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MTA Unveils New Capacity Tracking and Real-Time Location Features in Metro-North TrainTime App

App Now Provides Real-Time Information to Let Customers Maximize Social Distancing and to See Current Location of Approaching Trains

View Video of App Demonstration

See Photos of App Demonstration

Press Release
November 13, 2020
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Metro-North Railroad Installing Help Points at 14 Stations

Help Points Equipped with Security Cameras to Improve Safety for Customers and Employees   

Early, Under-Budget Completion of Original Contract for 12 Stations Allowing for Installation at Two Additional Stations

Press Release
November 12, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: Metro-North President Rinaldi Appears on 107.1 The Peak

MTA Metro-North Railroad President Catherine Rinaldi appeared on 107.1 The Peak with Coach Chris Rodriguez to discuss Metro-North's leaf-fighting, slip-slide efforts.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

The Coach: Coach here on 107.1 The Peak. Via zoom I'm here with a very special guest, who I think may have a little bit of beef with me, and understandably so. Her name is Cathy Rinaldi, and she is the head of the MTA if I'm not mistaken, right, Cathy?

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