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Press Release
November 5, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA Issuing Commemorative MetroCards to Honor Veterans

50,000 Special-Edition MetroCards Honoring Servicemembers Will be Available at Vending Machines in Every Borough

See Photos of the MetroCards Here

Press Release
October 29, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA New York City Transit Now Using WhatsApp to Communicate with Customers

Popular Chat Tool Will Allow More Subway and Bus Riders to Get Real Time Service Information

With Help of Google Translate, Customers Can Now Connect Directly to Transit Staff in Over 100 Languages

See Images from Digital Ad Campaign

Press Release
October 28, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA Awards New Contracts to Reduce Cost and Improve Reliability of Paratransit Services

Expanded Pool of Livery Service Providers Get Incentives for On-Time Performance

Lower Per-Trip Costs Expected to Save at Least $50 Million, And Up to $85 Million, Over Next Three Years

Press Release
October 26, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA Pilots Smartphone App to Help Blind and Low-Vision Bus Riders

NaviLens App – Transit Tech Lab 2020 Finalist - Navigates Users to Bus Stops and Tracks Bus Arrivals

Pilot Taking Place at Bus Stops Along 23rd Street in Manhattan

See Photos from the Announcement

See Video of the Announcement and Live Demonstration   

Press Release
October 23, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces Track Maintenance on 6 Av B/D Express Tracks to Ensure Reliability

Work Between 42 St-Bryant Park and 59 St-Columbus Circle is Required to Maintain Tracks Until Scheduled Replacement in 2021

For Two Weekends in November South of West 4 St, D Subway Trains Will Stop at F Subway Stations and F Subway Trains Will Stop at D Subway Stations

Press Release
October 21, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA Announces E Service Returning to Two Queens Stations in Early November

Sutphin Blvd/Archer Av-JFK and Jamaica Center-Parsons/Archer Scheduled to Resume e Train Service on Nov. 2, as Phase 2 of Critical Track Replacement Work Begins 

Phase 1 Completion Expected On Time and On Budget; Project Timeline Accelerated by Lower Than Normal Subway Ridership and Airport Travel

See Photos of Project Work

Press Release
October 20, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA Launches Groundbreaking Live Subway Map, Creating Next Generation Map Following Iconic Hertz and Vignelli Designs

 Interactive Beta Version of Tool Blends Accuracy and Simplicity, Allows Customers to Plan Trips and Navigate System in Real Time

Digital Map Reflects Service Changes in Real-Time and Will Replace the Static ‘Weekender’

Map Was Developed Pro Bono by NYC-Based Work & Co, via the Transit Innovation Partnership, is a First for a North American Transit System

See the Map

Press Release
October 19, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA to Perform Weeknight Maintenance, Repair and Upgrade Work on Eighth Avenue Line as Part of FASTRACK Program

Crews Will Use Available Track Access to Continue Signal Modernization Installation

Press Release
October 19, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA Officials Announce New Station Improvements at the Bedford Av L Station

 Fully Accessible Station Now Includes New ADA Platform Enhancements, Staircases and Restored Surrounding Streets and Sidewalks 

Work Marks Completion of Major Construction on Brooklyn Side of Canarsie Tunnel Project

See Photos of New Station Features and Announcement

Watch Video of Announcement

Press Release
October 16, 2020
IMMEDIATE
MTA Advances Accessibility Project at Livonia Av L Station

One Platform at a Time Will Be Temporarily Closed to Customers as Work Progresses

MTA Calls for $12 Billion in Emergency Federal Funding to Keep Projects Like This From Being Postponed

The Canarsie-bound platform of the Livonia Av L Subway Station will be closed for customer usage from Monday, November 16, 2020 until March 2021, as MTA Construction & Development advances work to bring accessibility to more subway stations.

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