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NYC Phase 1 Reopening

June 18, 2020

    MTA Subway and Bus Updates:

    • Beginning on June 8th, Normal weekday subway service will be available. MTA is ramping up to weekday service on most lines.
    • There will continue to be no subway service from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. while the MTA disinfects trains and stations. The Staten Island Railway will continue running during this time.
    • MTA will be running an enhanced bus service between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. to help get essential workers where they need to go. If bus service is not an option, essential workers can use MTA’s Essential Connector program
    • See options for overnight travel
    • Staten Island Railway service runs hourly.
    • Normal weekday school-closed bus schedules
    • Restored service on express buses
    • To see more information about both the subway and bus service, see the agency link found HERE


    MTA Long Island Railroad Updates:

    • Beginning on June 8th, More frequent service will be available, including some weekday service to Long Island City and Hunterspoint Avenue.
    • About 90% of regular weekday trains are resuming operation.
    • Ticket offices at Penn Station, Jamaica Station, and Atlantic Terminal will reopen.
    • For more info. see the link found HERE


    MTA Metro-North Railroad Updates:

    • More trains will be available during peak hours. MTA is adding trains on the Harlem, Hudson, and New Haven lines during the morning and evening rush.
    • Additional service as necessary.
    • There is still no available train service on the Danbury and Waterbury Branch(es) – bus service will replace both until further notice
    • New Caanan Branch train service will run hourly
    • See agency website here for more info


    For all MTA service alerts see the agency website HERE