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Press Release
January 18, 2021
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Statement from MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye on Postponing a Fare Increase

"The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked economic havoc -- devastating the MTA's ridership and revenues and bringing them to levels far worse than the Great Depression. It has also hit people of color and low income communities hardest, many of whom are the very same essential workers that have been on the frontlines of this crisis and who are also most dependent on mass transit.

Press Release
January 17, 2021
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MTA Celebrates a Decade of Creating Economic Opportunities for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Press Release
January 14, 2021
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Statement from MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye

“President-elect Biden has always been an ardent supporter of mass transit, and we’re gratified to see it continues to be one of his key priorities as he prepares to take office next week. The American Rescue Plan is a strong start that will make significant investments in agencies hit hardest by COVID, such as the MTA.

Press Release
January 14, 2021
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ICYMI: MTA Chairman Foye and TWU Local 100 President Utano Op-Ed: ‘Transit workers, get on the vaccination train’

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye and TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano wrote an op-ed published by the NY Daily News yesterday urging all MTA employees to get the COVID-19 vaccination.

Transit workers, get on the vaccination train

Press Release
January 13, 2021
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PHOTOS: MTA’s Heroic Frontline Workers Begin COVID-19 Vaccinations Today at Javits Center

See Photos of MTA Workers Getting Vaccinated Today

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations for its heroic workforce began at the state-operated Jacob K. Javits Center today. More than 126 employees received vaccinations on the first day, with plans to vaccinate thousands more in the coming weeks. Visit the MTA’s Flickr gallery to see photos from the Javits Center today.

Press Release
January 13, 2021
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MTA Announces Service Options for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Subways, LIRR and Staten Island Railway Operating on Regular Weekday Schedule

Buses Operating on Modified Weekday Schedule

Metro-North Operating on Weekend/Holiday Schedule

Press Release
January 5, 2021
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MTA Announces Board Meeting to Be Held on Jan. 21

 One-Day Meeting to Be Conducted Via Video Conference with Livestream Available to the Public 

Will Combine Regular Monthly Board Meeting with Committee Meetings

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will hold a one-day, joint monthly meeting of the MTA Board and the Board’s committees on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m.

Press Release
December 30, 2020
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ICYMI: Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Moynihan Train Hall in New York City

$1.6 Billion Project Transformed Historic James A. Farley Post Office Building into World-Class 255,000-Square-Foot Train Hall

Modern Transit Hub Represents New York's Most Ambitious Transportation and Infrastructure Upgrade in Decades

Innovative State-Led Partnership Completed Project On-Time and On-Budget Despite COVID-Related Challenges

East End Gateway at Penn Station to Open on New Year's Eve—an Iconic New Entrance to the LIRR Concourse at 33rd Street and 7th Avenue

Press Release
December 23, 2020
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MTA Railroads Announce All Trains Operating in Positive Train Control, Critical Safety Technology

Complex System In Place on Metro-North and LIRR Ahead of Federal Deadline -- Herculean Accomplishment in Face of COVID-19 Challenges

Both Railroads Certified for Meeting Full Implementation Before End of Year

See Video of the Announcement

See Photos of the Announcement

Press Release
December 23, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman Foye Appears on Bloomberg TV

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on Bloomberg TV’s Bloomberg Surveillance with Tom Keene and Lisa Abramowicz today to discuss the COVID relief package in Washington and its impact on the MTA.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

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