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Posts Tagged ‘MTA’

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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River Edge, NJ: Post-Hurricane Sandy NJT Railroad at New Bridge Landing

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

- bebo2good1 on YouTube. New Jersey Transit RailroadMTA Metro-North Commuter Railroad’s West of Hudson ServicePascack Valley Line PVL | Spring Valley, NY to/from Hoboken, NJ -Electric-Motive Diesel (EMD) GP40PH-2 (#4147)-Alstom Comet V

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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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New York: Mass Transit Agency Cameras Capture Damage from Sandy

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)¬†catalogs the damage left behind after Hurricane Sandy battered the eastern United States, leaving wind and flood damage throughout NYC’s metropolitan transit system. Flooding in Long Island Rail Road’s East River Tunnel   Flooding in the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel   Flooded subway station in Lower Manhattan

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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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Queens, NY: East Side Access Update

Friday, September 28th, 2012

On September 20, 2012, a “roadheader” excavating machine broke through the tunnel beneath Northern Boulevard in Queens. This milestone is a significant one in MTA Capital Construction’s East Side Access project, an effort that will bring MTA Long Island Rail Road trains into Grand Central for the first time. – mtainfo on YouTube

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New York City: Subway Platform Safety

Monday, September 10th, 2012

In 2011, 146 people were struck by trains. 47 were killed. Learn more about how you can stay safe on subway platforms. – mtainfo on YouTube.

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