Site Located Steps Away From Station Platform
Part of MTA Station Leasing Program to Transform Stations Throughout the MTA’s Operating Region
Straphangers Returning to System Ahead of 24/7 Subway Reopening on May 17
Subway Tops 2.2 Million Rides in One Day; Buses Top 1.2 Million
LIRR Tops 100,000 Riders; Metro-North Tops 83,000
Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal, East 180th Street, 179th Street, Coney Island, Broadway Junction, Hempstead and Ossining Locations Open from May 12 to May 16
MTA to Provide A Free Seven-Day MetroCard or Free LIRR/Metro-North Round Trip Ticket to Individuals who Get Vaccinated at Sites
All Sites Open for Walk-in Vaccinations on a First Come, First Served Basis; MTA Employees Can Get Vaccinated at Sites
MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye appeared on NY1 Mornings on 1 with Pat Kiernan to discuss the MTA reaching record pandemic-era ridership as well as crime and policing on subways.
A transcript of the interview appears below.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials today joined with TWU Local 100 to call on the City to deploy additional NYPD officers and mental health resources to the transit system following recent attacks on employees in the subways, including three yesterday and two today.
Intermittent Closures of Manhattan Span Planned for Both Directions
Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span to/from Manhattan are scheduled on Friday, May 7, and Friday, May 14, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge lifts to test mechanical functionality and allow completion of routine preventative maintenance.
Changes to Subway Service Between in Manhattan and Brooklyn for Two Weekends in May