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Posts Tagged ‘MTA’

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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REGIONAL PLAN ASSOCIATION
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/
-mtainfo on YouTube

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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: http://www.bboptics.com/MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design: http://www.mta.info/art -mtainfo on YouTube.

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East Side Access Cost Overruns

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY
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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