LIRR Main Line Expansion
The MTA is building a third track from Floral Park to Hicksville that will reduce train congestion and delays, especially during peak hours. This project also includes building parking garages, improving rail bridges, and removing seven street-level crossings.
Station accessibility projects
As part of our long-term commitment to systemwide accessibility, we are investing nearly $6 billion in station accessibility in the 2020-2024 Capital Program, to make 70 stations newly ADA accessible and modernize an additional 78 subway elevators.
Transitioning to a zero-emission bus fleet
As part of our commitment to sustainability, the MTA will replace and transform its entire bus fleet with zero-emissions vehicles by 2040. This will reduce our carbon emissions, help slow climate change, and serve as a model for other diesel fleet operators.
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42 St Connection
We’re investing in the corridor below 42 St at Grand Central, Bryant Park, and Times Square Stations. We are redesigning passageways and platforms, adding elevators, expanding stairways and transforming the Shuttle into a fully accessible service.
A renewed Astoria Line
In October 2017 we began intense and extensive work on the stations, track and supporting infrastructure to ensure another 100 years of service for Astoria.
Bus Network Redesign
We want to modernize New York City’s bus network and improve bus service borough by borough. Our goal is to provide customers with more reliable service, faster travel, better connections, and ease of use.
CBTC: Upgrading signal technology
Communication-based train control (or CBTC) drastically improves the reliability of transit service. Here are details about how it works, how it benefits customers, and where we’re installing it in the MTA system.
East Side Access
East Side Access is the MTA’s largest capital project. The finished project will provide Long Island Rail Road riders with 40 miles of new tracks and a brand-new terminal beneath Grand Central.
Fixing the Rutgers Tunnel
Superstorm Sandy caused severe damage to 11 of our underwater tunnels, including the Rutgers Tunnel, which F trains use to cross the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Fulton Transit Center
Fulton Center opened in November 2014 after a major reconstruction to integrate five subway stations serving nine lines. The new Fulton Center allows customers to easily transfer between lines through well-lit mezzanines and visible sightlines for connections.
Improving accessibility at 68 St-Hunter College
MTA Construction and Development has proposed to improvements to the 68 St-Hunter College station, located at Lexington Avenue and East 68th Street in Manhattan.
Mechanical closure devices at 138 St station
New York City Transit plans to install MCDs in the ventilator structure located south of 138 St-Grand Concourse. These improvements are needed to ensure flood protection during major storm events, such as was encountered during Superstorm Sandy.