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Press Release
May 22, 2008
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MTA NYC Transit Expands Access-A-Ride Service Into Nassau and Westchester Counties

Customers who depend on MTA New York City Transit's paratransit service, Access-A-Ride, will soon be able to take trips across the city line to nearby areas of Nassau and Westchester Counties during an eight-month pilot program for supplemental cross-border transportation service to and from locations just beyond the borders of Queens and the Bronx. Trips will be available to all points within a ¾-mile corridor into the adjacent counties.

Press Release
May 19, 2008
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MTA NYC Transit Statement on Escalator and Elevator Maintenance

Over the past two decades, MTA New York City Transit has invested an impressive amount of funding and effort into the maintenance and upkeep of its subway cars and buses. Recently, however, we have expanded our focus to address the shortcomings that existed in elevator and escalator reliability, even to the point of replicating the successful program that has fueled impressive gains in the reliability of the systems' rolling stock.

Press Release
May 16, 2008
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MTA Staten Island Railway Introduces Get-A-Way Service

Bringing Extra Service Before Holidays

Staten Island customers looking to get a head start on their celebrations will be able to catch earlier afternoon express train service on the day before select holidays, NYC Transit announced today. Beginning on Friday, May 23, 2008, the Staten Island Railway (SIR) will start Early Departure "Get-a-Way" service.

Press Release
May 15, 2008
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MTA NYC Transit Installs ADA Elevators at 135th St. (Lenox Avenue) on 2 and 3

A major subway stop in Central Harlem is receiving a long-awaited upgrade with the installation of two accessible elevators and a number of other important features valuable to seniors and the mobility impaired, MTA New York City Transit officials announced. The 135th Street/Lenox Ave. station on the 2 3 line serves Harlem Hospital, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and a major residential development.

Press Release
May 9, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 12346ACDEFGNR

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 10 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 12, uptown 12 trains skip 79th and 86th Streets due to station rehabilitation at 96th Street.

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Press Release
May 9, 2008
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7 Post Game Express Now Stops at Court Square on Game Nights

Beginning tonight immediately after the Mets game, Manhattan-bound 7 Express trains will make one additional stop at the 45th Rd./Court House Square Station. The station, located in Long Island City, will be added to Post Game Express stops at Willets Point, 61st Street/Woodside, Queensboro Plaza, Grand Central, Fifth Avenue and Times Square.

Press Release
May 9, 2008
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Riders to Grade NYC Transit Bronx Local Bus Service

Beginning Monday, May 12 and continuing through Friday, May 23, Bronx local bus customers will have the opportunity to rate their rides when Bus Rider Report Cards are distributed along routes borough-wide, MTA New York City Transit announced. The distribution will start at the transportation hub at 149th Street and Third Avenue.

Press Release
May 1, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 123567ACFGJLNR

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 3 to 5 a.m. Monday, May 5, uptown 12 trains skip 79th and 86th Streets due to station rehabilitation at 96th Street.

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Press Release
April 24, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 123456ACDEFGLNQR

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 26 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 28, downtown 12 trains skip 66th, 59th and 50th Streets due to station rehabilitation at 59th Street.

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Press Release
April 17, 2008
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Service Advisory Weekend Subway Changes Affecting Service on the 234567ACGJNR

Because of capital construction work on the NYC Transit subway system, the following changes will be in place over the weekend. This work is part of NYC Transit's ongoing $10 billion Capital Rebuilding Program aimed at upgrading and maintaining our tracks, stations and signal systems in order to continue to provide our customers with safe and reliable service.

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From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, April 21, Manhattan-bound 24 trains run express from Franklin Avenue to Atlantic Avenue due to hydraulics work at Atlantic Avenue.

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