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LIRR unveils TrainTime app with capacity tracker

A revamped TrainTime app has been released by the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) that will allow customers to track in real-time where seats are available on any train in the electric fleet, which includes more than 90 percent of all LIRR train cars, announced LIRR President Phil Eng. LIRR says it is the first […]

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NYC Transit ridership up more than 200K as city begins re-opening

Officials from New York City Transit announced that subways and buses saw 213,548 more riders on Monday, June 8 compared to the week before as New York City began Phase 1 reopening. June 8 marked the first time that subway ridership reached 800,000 since before the pandemic began. Ridership was at 800,664, compared to 686,869 on Monday, June 1. […]

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New York MTA’s OMNY Project remains on schedule for completion by end of year

The installation of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) OMNY fare payment system remains on schedule to be completed by the end of the year at all subway stations and on all MTA-operated buses. The news comes despite a more than six-week work stoppage due to COVID-19-related mandates that non-essential projects in subway stations be temporarily […]

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New York MTA’s signal modernization of Culver F Line underway in southern Brooklyn

Prep work on the next phase of the Culver Line Signal Modernization Project throughout the F Line in southern Brooklyn is underway by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which is expected to continue over the course of the next nine weekends. Once completed, the $253-million project will improve service reliability and performance throughout the F […]

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Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Station improvements project makes significant progress

Work to improve Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Station, the terminus of the West of Hudson Port Jervis Line, is continuing to progress with the site preparation completed and the demolition nearly done. The project is part of the 2015-19 Capital Program and station investments and will make the Port Jervis Station […]

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NYMTA contractor New Flyer putting workers at risk of coronavirus

A New York contractor that does over $1 billion worth of business with the transit system is sending workers out to high-risk locations with no protective equipment, downplaying the coronavirus and refusing to enforce social distancing, The Post has learned. Publicly traded New Flyer of America builds buses for the MTA and operates two facilities in New […]

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Nova Bus kicks off 2020 with the biggest US contract of its history

Leading North American transit bus manufacturer Nova Bus starts the year with the win of a New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) contract. The awarded contract for Nova Bus is for 165 – 40 ft hybrid buses (with BAE propulsion system) with options for 126 hybrid buses and 209 diesel buses for a potential […]

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MTA advances contract to bring accessibility to Livonia Av (L) Station and connection to Junius St (3) Station

A $53.9 million contract has been announced by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to bring accessibility to the Livonia Av L station by building two elevators and a new above-platform passageway. The project will go to the MTA Board for approval next week. Work on the project, under the new MTA Construction & Development, is […]

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MTA seeking competitive proposals to purchase up to 949 next-generation cars for numbered subway lines

New York City Transit (NYCT) has 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 […]

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Bus-mounted lane enforcement cameras coming to Brooklyn’s busiest route

The ABLE Camera Program has issued more than 9,700 violations across three bus routes where cameras deployed, improving commutes for the more than 100,000 daily riders. The bus-mounted cameras on the B46 Select Bus Service (SBS) route will begin enforcement on dedicated bus lanes Feb. 20, according to an announcement from Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) […]

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