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Press Release
September 2, 2020
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MTA Installs Elevators, Completes Other Improvements at Chambers St JZ Station

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that the installation of new elevators at the Chambers St jz subway station complex has been completed and that the station is now fully accessible for customers with disabilities.

Press Release
August 31, 2020
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MTA Completes Major Upgrades at 42nd St.–Grand Central – Busiest Subway Entrance in New York City

 Project Completed 7 Months Ahead of Initial Schedule; Replacement of Stairway Completed 25 Weeks Ahead of Schedule

Completion Signals Major Milestone in 42 St Connection Project

View Photos of Work

Press Release
August 31, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: NYC Transit Interim President Feinberg Appears Live on NY1’s Mornings on 1 with Pat Kiernan

NYC Transit Interim President Sarah Feinberg appeared live today on NY1 Mornings on 1 with Pat Kiernan to discuss the resumption of front door boarding on buses and the agency’s dire financial situation.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
August 31, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: NYC Transit Interim President Feinberg Appears Live on WCBS Newsradio 880

NYC Transit Interim President Sarah Feinberg appeared live on WCBS Newsradio 880 with Steve Scott to discuss the resumption of front door boarding on buses and the agency’s dire financial situation.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Steve Scott: 7:03 at WCBS on Monday, August 31. There are changes today for people who ride MTA buses for one thing. You'll have to start paying fares, again. Live on our newsline, New York City Transit Interim President Sarah Feinberg. Good morning.

Press Release
August 31, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: NYC Transit Interim President Feinberg Appears Live on FOX-5’ Good Day New York

NYC Transit Interim President Sarah Feinberg appeared live today on FOX-5’s Good Day New York with Lori Stokes to discuss the resumption of front door boarding on buses and the agency’s dire financial situation.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
August 30, 2020
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MTA Completes Major Switch Replacement Work on 456 Lines

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that major switch replacement work on the 4 Subway5 Subway6 Subway lines will be completed this weekend with full service, between Manhattan and Brooklyn, to resume 5 a.m., Monday, Aug. 31.

Press Release
August 30, 2020
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Front-Door Boarding on MTA Buses Resumes Aug. 31, Adding Up to 40% More Space for Social Distancing
MTA Retrofitting More than 5,800 Buses with Innovative Protective Barriers to Ensure Customer and Employee Safety 
Press Release
August 28, 2020
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MTA Announces Virtual Community Meetings will be Held Ahead of Critical Track Replacement Work at E Line Terminal in Queens

MTA Will Replace and Install Over a Mile of Track at e Line Terminal in Queens During Time of Historically Low Ridership to Improve Service Reliability Beginning Sept. 19

Virtual ZOOM Presentations Will Discuss Robust Alternate Subway, Bus and Rail Service During e Train Suspension at Two Stations

Press Release
August 21, 2020
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MTA To End Overnight For Hire Vehicle Program

New Bus Routes Will Help Customers Adjust To Program's End


Premium Program To Cease Operations On August 30

Press Release
August 18, 2020
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MTA Announces Front-Door Boarding and Fare Collection to Resume on All Local and SBS Buses Beginning Monday, August 31

MTA Prioritizing Customer, Employee Safety: Front-Door Boarding Adds Up To 40% More Space for Social Distancing 

Employee Safety Top Priority - Innovative Barriers Protect Bus Operators When Riders Board 

White Line at Front on Bus Floor is Moved Back to Create Additional Space for Operator 

 MTA Continues Aggressive Cleaning and Disinfecting Regimen

View Video of Press Conference Here

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