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Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Transportation Authority’

NYC: Looking Back at Hurricane Sandy – Uniting Against the Water

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
NYC: Looking Back at Hurricane Sandy – Uniting Against the Water

In this case study created for the New York State Social Media Summit on June 6, 2014, learn how the MTA used social media during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 to keep New Yorkers informed.

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NYC: How Bus Operators Learn to Navigate the Streets of New York

Thursday, June 5th, 2014
NYC: How Bus Operators Learn to Navigate the Streets of New York

MTA Bus Operators undergo a rigorous training process that makes them some of the safest in the industry.

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Moving Forward: Bringing Communication-Based Train Control to NYC Subways

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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The New York City subway system has made strides in recent years in upgrading stations, subway cars and passengers’ experience. But in one crucial area – signaling – the subway system remains antiquated, relying primarily on century-old technology to keep trains running. While New York is in the early stages of converting to communications-based train control, the modern telecommunications system that many of the world’s metro systems rely on today, the pace of change has been slow. At the current rate, a full transformation wouldn’t occur for more than 50 years, putting the city decades behind its peers around the globe.

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Women at the MTA New York City Transit: A Celebration

Monday, April 28th, 2014
Women at the MTA New York City Transit: A Celebration

Visit our website to learn more about career opportunities at MTA New York City Transit: http://web.mta.info/nyct/hr/
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NYC Arts for Transit: Tree of Life by Xin Song

Thursday, March 20th, 2014
NYC Arts for Transit: Tree of Life by Xin Song

MTA Arts for Transit: “Tree of Life” by Xin Song
Learn more about this artwork commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit for the Bay Parkway subway station in Brooklyn.

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NYC Transit Crews Take Charge Before, During and After Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) cameras captured the preparation before the storm hit, the immediate aftermath, and the quick recovery after Hurricane Sandy left the NYC transit system battered and flooded.

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New York City: Clean, Dry Subway Tunnel After Hurricane Sandy Flooding

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

MTA Video Release: Hurricane Sandy – Canarsie Tube Signal and Track Recovery Operations

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Babylon, NY: LIRR Opens New High-Tech Train Wash

Friday, October 19th, 2012

MTA Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams was joined by elected and public officials for a demonstration and a dedication ceremony today for the Railroad’s new $25.5 million train wash facility located in the Village of Babylon.The new facility, which was financed with funds from the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 through […]

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Jay Walder, Chairman & CEO, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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Jay H. Walder joined the MTA as chairman and chief executive officer on October 5, 2009. In his first year in charge of the country’s largest public transportation system, Walder has overseen an agenda of change that included the most aggressive cost-cutting initiative in the history of the MTA and numerous customer improvements.

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Video: A Tunnel Is Born

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

On July 15, 2010, the second of two tunnel boring machines broke through to the chamber adjacent to the existing 7 subway terminal in Manhattan.

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