As the MTA aims to bring subway service into the 21st century with wireless service in stations and countdown clocks, ideas abound about improving the riding experience. While the ideas can range from fantastical to common sense, amNY picked five of the most intriguing ideas for changing the riding experience.
1: Music turnstiles
Forget buskers — musician and former LCD Soundsystem frontman...Read more »
The MTA this week offered a view, from down below the Upper East Side, of the Second Avenue subway’s progress. The photo is a shot of the tunnels at the future 86th Street station. Kevin Ortiz, an MTA spokesman, said the excavation and lining contract is almost 65% complete.
Progress has also been made at the future 96th Street station. The contract for main site work there — relocating utilities,...Read more »
New York’s effort to bolster tourism throughout the state will get help from the MTA.
The Grand Central-Times Square shuttle got the full “I Love NY” advertising treatment, with interior and full exterior ads, MTA and state tourism officials unveiled Monday.
The fall and winter tourism campaign will focus on attracting visitors to the areas outside the city that Long Island Rail Road...Read more »