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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Work
MTA New York City Transit has opened the enhanced Prospect Av r station in Brooklyn, the third station to re-open after extensive, accelerated renovations as part of the Enhanced Station Initiative. The new Prospect Av r station features countdown clocks at each of its three entrances, modern LED lighting, Wi-Fi connectivity, new digital displays, USB ports, and an upgraded security system. In the fare control area, glass barriers have replaced metal bars, enhancing sightlines and allowing more natural light to enter the station.New canopies have been deployed at two of the station’s three entrances. Other upgrades include wayfinding floor tiles for the visually-impaired, new handrails, stair treads, wall tiles, and granite flooring.
Permanent or temporary storm surge protections are ready at locations identified as vulnerable to storm surges after Superstorm Sandy, leading to an unprecedented level of protection against the next major storm, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced on the fifth anniversary of the storm.
MTA's Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 28-29
Hop on Metro-North to experience Hudson River Valley Restaurant Week, presented by The Valley Table, from Monday, October 30, through Sunday, November 12.
Take it easy with a ride on the Long Island Rail Road on your way to taste a part of the Island’s bourgeoning food scene with Long Island Restaurant Week starting this Sunday, Oct. 29, running to Nov. 5. No need to worry about traffic on the Long Island Expressway. Forget about circling busy downtown districts for parking – and constantly asking yourself, “Did I feed the meter?” Enjoy the wine and allow the LIRR to get you there and home safely.
MTA Staten Island Railway deploys special equipment to clean leaf residue off tracks.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board voted Wednesday to purchase 180 state-of-the-art articulated buses equipped with pedestrian safety technology and modern customer amenities to increase the capacity of New York City Transit’s bus fleet.
The Long Island Rail Road has successfully replaced the Post Avenue Bridge in Westbury – a span struck by dozens of overheight trucks in recent years resulting in train delays.
High-Tech Trains Spray Water Jets to Clean Tracks; Windy Wet Weather Forecast for Tonight May Nevertheless Bring Leaves to Rails
E-Zpass usage at all time high and outreach campaign to alert customers for imporant account information.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 21-22
Following a very successful pilot program, and after a public hearing on schedule changes, the Metro-North Railroad will permanently increase service at Melrose and Tremont Stations on the Harlem Line. This change is part of the new October 8 schedule.
Cashless tolling questions and answers.
Weekend at Work: October 13-16, 2017.
MTA New York City Transit has opened an enhanced Bay Ridge Ave R Subway station in Brooklyn, and more improvements are on the way. The MTA further announced that its Capital Plan now includes $40 million for ADA-accessibility projects at the 77 St and Bay Ridge-95 St stations on the R Subway line. The Capital Plan, which was amended this summer, features a quartet of projects in Bay Ridge at 59th Street, 77th Street, 86th Street and Bay Ridge-95th Street, respectively.
MTA's Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for October 14-15
Do the New York Yankees have a shot at winning their 28th World Series title? The best way to find out is by taking a trip to the games yourself on Metro-North Road’s frequent game-night “Yankee Clipper,” or the “Nostalgia Special” subway.
Oyster Bay Village will once again host the East Coast’s largest waterfront fete on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14-15, and the Long Island Rail Road wants to help you be one of the more than 200,000 people to enjoy the fun.
Ride Metro-North to Experience the Splendors of Fall. Free Admission to Prime Outdoor Adventures Steps Away from Metro-North Stations.

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