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NYCT unveils renovated subway station in Brooklyn

Rail| November 6, 2017

Prospect Av Station features enhanced lighting, countdown clocks, improved signage, Wi-Fi connectivity, security cameras, new street-level canopies with digital displays and new art.

Photos: N.Y. MTA Second Avenue Subway - Project Renderings

Rail| April 30, 2015

New York City's Second Avenue Subway will be the first major expansion of the subway system in over 50 years. When fully completed, the line will stretch 8.5 miles along the length of Manhattan's East Side, from 125th Street in Harlem to Hanover Square in Lower Manhattan. In addition, a track connection to the existing 63rd Street and Broadway Lines will allow a second subway line to provide direct service from East Harlem and the Upper East Side to West Midtown via the Broadway express tracks.

Management & Operations| September 10, 2014

$200 million upgrades to Grand Central unveiled

A developer would make the upgrades, including a new entrance on 42nd street to the Times Square shuttle platform; knocking out a wall to create a larger mezzanine near the Lexington Avenue line; and thinner columns that would let people slip more easily from the subway to the staircases, in exchange for city approval to build a 1.6 million-square-foot office building.
Accessibility| October 14, 2013

Amtrak, Md. MTA complete bathroom accessibility renovation

Included new fixtures and more accessible stalls. The agencies will invest $2.2 million more over the next 18 months on station upgrades, including a new ADA-compliant passenger information display system.
Rail| August 21, 2013

Long Island Rail station upgrade enters next phase

Agency is replacing the station platform, canopy, staircases, elevator and escalator as well as the platform waiting room, lighting, public address system and signage at the Massapequa Station.
Rail| May 21, 2013

SEPTA completes $8.3M rail station reconstruction

Improvements to the Primos station include a new station building; installation of a "kiss and ride" drop-off area; Americans with Disabilities Act accessible high-level platforms on the inbound and outbound sides of the station; increased parking; and newly landscaped areas.
Rail| March 19, 2013

MTA restores historic Bronx subway station

The two-year, $66.5 million project breathed new life into the unique subway station that serves the 2 and 5 lines a link to two major Bronx attractions — the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Gardens.
Rail| October 31, 2012

Amtrak partners with Baltimore to upgrade station

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore and Visit Baltimore, among other project partners, will install a large “Baltimore” sign; a cutting-edge screen to show promotional videos about Baltimore; new landscaping for the hill on the north side of the tracks; and attractive new fencing at the top of the hill.
Rail| October 24, 2012

NJ Transit to restore historic rail station for $1.7M

Will upgrade the Watsessing Station building exterior to preserve the historic character of the station; make site improvements surrounding the building at the street and platform levels; and install CCTV cameras, passenger communication systems and updated signage to enhance the overall customer experience.
Rail| October 3, 2012

LIRR expands station waiting room hours

The 41 stations will have their waiting room hours extended until 10 PM in the evening on weekdays. LIRR station waiting rooms typically open between 5 AM and 6 AM on weekdays. Prior to the pilot, most station waiting rooms closed by mid-afternoon.
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