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The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 20-21
The MTA has announced a comprehensive plan to address the top causes of subway delays in order to reduce the disruptions that impact service reliability for customers. The agency will also work to advance legislation this session to separate the Chairman and CEO positions into two, to further strengthen the MTA’s leadership team and leadership structure.
MTA Arts & Design will celebrate the 30th annual auditions for Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC) with a special lunchtime concert by inaugural program members during this year’s auditions on Thursday, May 18, when approximately 70 finalists will compete for a spot on the program’s roster in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall.
Whether you’re planning a spring escape or looking ahead to a summer excursion, come explore places to go and things to do that are just an easy train ride away at MTA Metro-North Railroad’s annual Staycation Showcase. It’s happening on Wednesday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall. This free event will highlight a wide range of special discount rail packages to more than 30 attractions, destinations and cultural venues around New York City, the Hudson Valley and Connecticut.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 13-14
Due to signal problems at Penn Station, LIRR is providing limited eastbound service out of Penn Station to Babylon, Port Jefferson, Port Washington and Ronkonkoma Branches ONLY. Customers traveling to Hempstead, Long Beach, Far Rockaway and West Hempstead are advised to take subway to Atlantic Terminal for LIRR service. Westbound service to Penn Station is suspended. NYC Transit is cross-honoring tickets for the [E] at Jamaica (Sutphin/Archer), Kew Gardens (Union Turnpike) and Forest Hills (71st Avenue), at Atlantic Terminal and 34th Street and the [7] at Woodside (61st). Westbound customers can transfer at Jamaica for service to Atlantic Terminal and [2][3] service into Penn.
LIRR customers can anticipate delays and cancellations during this evening's rush hour due to a signal problem in one of the East River tunnels. Amtrak inspectors are on scene. Westbound service between Jamaica and Penn and Woodside and Penn (on the Port Washington Branch) is suspended due to a signal problem in one of the East River tunnels. NYC Transit is cross-honoring tickets for the [E] train at Sutphin/Archer, Union Turnpike and 71st Avenue, at the [2][3] trains at Atlantic Avenue and 34th Street and the [7] train at 61st Street Woodside. Westbound customers can transfer at Jamaica for service to Atlantic Terminal and [2][3] service into Manhattan from there.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for May 6-7
MTA Metro-North Railroad is rebuilding the Prospect Hill Road Bridge in Southeast through a $9.5 million investment made possible by the MTA’s 2015-2019 Capital Program. The 270-foot-long bridge, which was built in 1910, is located just south of the Southeast station; it carries Prospect Hill Road over the Harlem Line tracks and parts of Metro-North’s Brewster Yard.
The MTA’s Weekender: The Way Around Weekend Work for April 29-30
Ride the LIRR free to Forest Hill Stadium
Thoroughbred racing returns to Belmont Park on Friday, April 28, as the racetrack’s 2017 Spring-Summer meet gets underway. And once again, the Long Island Rail Road and New York Racing Association (NYRA) have joined together to provide daily train service for racing fans. Fans who ride the LIRR can get $1 off grandstand admission by showing a train ticket or MTA eTix app screen.
New York City Transit customers regularly help the environment by taking public transportation rather than driving individual vehicles.
MTA Long Island Rail Road is preparing for the "urgent reality" of climate change with flood protection and other mitigation measures along its coastal and underground infrastructure.
MTA Metro-North Railroad is preparing for the "urgent reality" of climate change with flood protection measures along the Hudson Line and at railyards across its service region.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority cited the “urgent reality” of climate change in a new report on public transit projects that are preparing for sea level rise, storm surges and other climate-related dangers to this coastal region.
LIRR customers can anticipate delays and cancelations this evening due to an Amtrak power problem in one of the East River tunnels. All westbound service to Penn is suspended. NYC Transit is cross-honoring tickets on the [E] train at Sutphin/Archer, Union Turnpike, 71st Ave. and Penn Station, as well as on the [7] train at 61st St., Woodside, & between Penn Station and Atlantic Terminal on the [2][3] trains. Customers can take the subway to Atlantic Terminal for additional service to Jamaica.

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