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Posts Tagged ‘MTA’

New York City: The Importance of Transportation Infrastructure

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
New York City: The Importance of Transportation Infrastructure

ODOT Muskingum County garage crew built their own solution for unloading salt. This new tool is highly transportable and reduces work time by 60%.

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NYC Marathon 2014: Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
New York City: Verrazano-Narrows, the Marathon Bridge

Now celebrating its fiftieth year, MTA Bridges and Tunnels’ Verrazano-Narrows Bridge has been the starting point for the NYC Marathon since 1976. MTA congratulates the 50,564 finishers of this year’s marathon.

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New York City: Subway Station Conditions

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Structural components and architectural components

The New York City subway system includes 468 passenger stations, which are used by 5.5 million riders each weekday. The system is operated by New York City Transit (NYCT), the largest subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Over the past 32 years, NYCT has renovated 241 subway stations at a cost of $4.5 billion as part of its station rehabilitation programs. Under these programs, each station was fully renovated to a state of good repair, including structural and architectural components. Once the work was completed, however, NYCT moved on to the next station for rehabilitation without committing the resources to maintain the renovated stations.

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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

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:
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NYC Arts for Transit: A Bronx Reflection

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
NYC Arts for Transit: A Bronx Reflection

MTA Arts for Transit: “A Bronx Reflection” by Carol Sun
Learn more about this artwork commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit for the 167th Street subway station in the Bronx.

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NYC: Reinstalling Masstransiscope

Friday, September 6th, 2013

The art installation Masstransiscope by Bill Brand has delighted Brooklyn subway passengers since 1980. Go behind the scenes to see how it was recently restored for a new generation of riders to enjoy.Bill Brand: Arts for Transit and Urban Design: -mtainfo on YouTube.

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East Side Access Cost Overruns

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is constructing one of the largest and most complex public works projects in the country, East Side Access (ESA). ESA will bring Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) service to the East Side of Manhattan for the first time, at Grand Central Terminal (GCT). The MTA expects ESA to spur numerous benefits for the region, including faster commutes, expanded transportation options and economic growth.

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Baltimore, MD: The 2012 MTA Santa House And Train Garden

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Coverage of the 2012 MTA Santa House at The Mondawmin Metro Transit Station in Baltimore, Maryland. -Mta Maryland on YouTube.

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