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Trains pulling in and out, train departure announcements echoing through the concourse, and the ambient hustle and bustle of visitors all make up the typical Grand Central Terminal soundtrack. To help ease back into the daily routine, New York’s most iconic transit hub launches a dedicated Spotify channel featuring a variety of playlists for commuters and visitors to enjoy as they return to everyday life. Grand Central Terminal has teamed up with some of the city’s most iconic musical institutions to offer its visitors an enjoyable experience as they start their day, ride the train home, grab breakfast, lunch or dinner.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), State University of New York (SUNY), City University of New York (CUNY) and Microsoft launched a new virtual hackathon that will seek to harness the remarkable creativity and tech skills of students and professionals in the New York metropolitan region to improve real-time train seating availability information for Metro-North Railroad customers. Registration for the virtual hackathon, which is open to students and tech professionals, begins today and will run through Thursday, July 9. The week-long hackathon will kick off Monday, July 13, and run through Friday, July 17.
MTA Metro-North Railroad announced schedule changes on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines beginning June 15 as trains increase in frequency to accommodate the region’s Phase 1 reopening. The schedule change will further increase overall service to 61% of the Metro-North normal weekday schedule.
The Hugh L. Carey Tunnel has reached a milestone birthday, turning 70 years old on May 25.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), together with Amtrak, NJ TRANSIT, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, NYC Ferry and other regional bus and ferry operators today launched a coordinated day of action to simultaneously sound their fleets of train, bus and boat horns on April 16 to honor heroic transportation workers across the region.
"Coronavirus" is an umbrella term for a host of mild to moderate illnesses, including the common cold. The novel coronavirus that's recently been causing respiratory illness is referred to specifically as COVID-19. We have protocols in place for emergency scenarios like a public health crisis, and we're staying in close touch with federal and state health authorities. There are steps you can take, too, to help everyone stay healthy.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials today recognized and commended employees of Metro-North Railroad and the MTA Police Department who on Tuesday, Jan. 14, found a 10-year-old girl in the Bronx who had been reported missing a day earlier, and reunited her with her family.
MTA Metro-North Railroad today announced the winners of their Second Annual Rail Safety Poster Contest that asked students, from grades pre-K to 12, to create posters illustrating what they believe is most important about rail safety.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
MTA New York City Transit today announced plans to develop and purchase up to 949 new subway cars with an open-gangway configuration, designed for the numbered lines, that would increase passenger flow to allow customers to move freely between cars, and have the potential to improve dwell times at stations and increase capacity. The move comes as the MTA prepares for a major resignaling project on the Lexington Avenue 456 lines and the planned retirement of its R62 and R62A fleets that have been in service for more than 30 years.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) started construction of a direct route from the RFK Bridge to the northbound Harlem River Drive, allowing motorists to bypass city streets for the first time in 83 years. By eliminating this longstanding detour, this new route will reduce particulate matter and greenhouse gas emissions in East Harlem, eliminating more than 2,500 tons of CO2 equivalent emissions per year.
Crews from MTA Bridges and Tunnels replaced the first of 19 signs on agency property to feature the revised spelling of the bridge’s name, incorporating an additional ‘z’ in the name Verrazzano.
On-time performance and other measures of service on the New York City Subway, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad continued to improve markedly in the month of January, reaching historically high levels. In tandem with improving performance, subway and railroad ridership increased in 2019, reaching 1.7 billion trips on the subway, or 1.1% above last year, 91.1 million trips for 2019 on the LIRR, the highest since 1949, and 86.6 million on Metro-North, an all-time record.
MTA Metro-North Railroad has answered the question “what should we do tonight?” with exclusive offers for getting out with that special someone. Metro-North's 2020 Rail Rewards program features limited time, seasonal offers for getting out or getting away.
Five Canine Officers Complete MTA PD Anti-Terrorism Training Course

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