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Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Transportation Authority’

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

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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Underground with NYC’s 2nd Avenue Subway Construction

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
Looking south from the 7-story stairwell leading into the current site, at 92nd and 2nd Avenue. Notice the boring machine on the right leading into the southbound tunnel. (Jake Dobkin)

The beginning of phase one of the 2nd Avenue subway tunnel – drilling between 92nd and 63rd. Photos and captions by Jake Dobkin at

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