Digital Art Installation Named After ‘TRAVELS FAR Poem Written by Former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith; Features Poignant Portraits of Transit Workers Shared by Families

 

Memorial Will Appear on 138 Three-Panel Digital Screens Across System Today Through Feb. 7  

 

Visit the Online Memorial

 

MTA 24/7 Situation Room Activated as Tropical Storm Warning in Effect For New York City

 

New York City Transit, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North and Bridges and Tunnels Continue Preparing for Strong Winds Up to 50 MPH and Heavy Rain

 

Monitor mta.info, MYmta App, MTA on Twitter for Latest Service Information

 

Video is Available Here

 

Photos are Available Here

 

Diverse Coalition from New York, Austin, Cleveland, Denver, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Others Request Urgent Action to Fund the Lifeblood of the National Economy, Mass Transit

 

Agencies Represented in Letter to Senate Leadership Account for 44 Percent of the Metropolitan Gross Domestic Product, Move Almost 20 million Americans Daily

 

Metro-North's Metro-Man to Make Limited Appearances at Stations

 

Long Island Rail Road to Announce its Mask Contest Student Winners

 

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is advising customers to use the official MYmta smartphone app or check its website, new.mta.info for real-time service updates during the current widespread Twitter platform disruption.

Customers may also receive service alerts sent via text and email by signing up at MYmtaalerts.com.

The MTA is committed to keeping its customers informed in a timely manner and will issue an update when more information becomes available.

MTA Reaches Significant Milestone as it Continues to Prioritize Employee Safety

 

PPE Distribution Video Available Here, Photos Available Here

 

Multi-Layered Strategy Includes Launch of New MTA Volunteer ‘Mask Force’ & Additional 1 Million Free Masks Secured for Customers As New York City Enters Phase 4 

 

MTA Launches New ‘Show Your Fellow Riders Respect’ PSA from Actor and Activist Rosie Perez on Subways and Buses, Rolls Out Safe Travels Mask Campaign to NYC Transit, Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad

 

MTA Announces Mask Dispenser Pilot on Buses; Deploys Bridge and Tunnel Officers to Monitor Mask Compliance

 

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared live today on WCBS NewsRadio 880 with Steve Scott to discuss transit plans as New York City enters Phase 4 reopening. 

A transcript of the interview appears below.  

Steve Scott: As the city hits Phase 4 today it will bring even more people back to work.  Let’s go live to the newsline, MTA Chairman Pat Foye.  Mr. Foye good morning.  We’ve been talking about the heat.  Does the heat affect your trains and buses much? 

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared live on Cheddar this morning with Kristen Scholer to discuss the MTA’s financial needs and transit plans during New York City’s Phase 4 reopening.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

MTA Identifies $1 Billion in Savings in 2021, $5.13 Billion Through 2024 With Dramatic Reductions in Overtime, Consultant Contracts and Non-Labor Expenses

 

MTA Urgently Requesting $3.9 Billion From Through the End of the Year, Total of $10.3 Billion Through 2021 from U.S. Senate to Prevent Systemwide Calamity

 

MTA Projects Fare Revenue Losses of $8.5 Billion, Tax Subsidy Losses of $6.9 Billion, COVID-Related Expenses of $2.5 Billion and Toll Losses of $1.8 Billion Through 2024