Notification issued 3/21/17 at 3:00 PM. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey will conduct an emergency exercise at the World Trade Center (WTC) on Wednesday, 3/22, from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM. There will be an increased presence of emergency personnel around the facility before and during the exercise. Operations at WTC will not be impacted during this time.
Notification issued 3/14/17 at 5:05 PM. Following prior suspensions, MTA has announced the following mass transit restorations: – LIRR service continues to operate on a normal schedule with scattered delays – Staten Island Railway service has resumed as of 3:15PM this afternoon, 3/14 – MTA subway above-ground service will resume at 6PM tonight, 3/14 – Metro-North will resume limited hourly service starting at 6PM tonight until 11PM on the Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven lines. There will be no branch service. Full Metro-North service will resume tomorrow morning, 3/15, per the regular weekday schedule. – MTA bus service will begin running normally at 5AM tomorrow morning, 3/15 – Express MTA subway service will begin operating normally at 7AM or earlier tomorrow morning, 3/15 – Access-a-Ride paratransit service has begun taking reservations for tomorrow’s commute Commuters should expect residual delays on all mass transit and visit www.mta.info for details. For more information, please see the following press release: http://on.ny.gov/2nkXad7
Notification issued 3/13/17 at 7:45 PM. Due to the impending winter storm, the following mass transit disruptions have been announced: • MTA subway express service will be suspended citywide after tonight’s evening rush hour. • MTA above-ground subway service will be suspended citywide beginning at 4:00 AM tomorrow, 3/14. For more details, please view the MTA below-ground-only service map here: http://bit.ly/2mFjv3E. • NYC Transit, LIRR and Metro North commuters are encouraged to stay home tomorrow if possible as additional service changes are expected. Customers are encouraged to regularly check www.mta.info for service updates affecting the Tuesday morning commute. For the latest weather information, please visit www.weather.gov/okx.
Notification issued 1/12/17 at 7:00 PM. On Friday, 1/13, the New York Police Department Aviation Unit will conduct a multi-agency formation flight over St. Patrick’s Cathedral between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. The flight is in commemoration of the passing of Detective Steven McDonald. There will be approximately 10-15 aircraft during the flyover. The aircraft will fly over parts of Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Manhattan, including the Hudson River, Central Park, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, and the Verrazano Bridge. The aircraft will be operating at an altitude of 1300-1500 feet.
KEEPING YOU INFORMED!
As many of you may already know, there were events earlier today resulting in fatalities and injuries in: 1) Ankara, Turkey, 2) Zurich, Switzerland and 3) Berlin, Germany. We continue to monitor these events for any potential impact they may have for New York City. Help keep New York City safe. Remember, if you see something, say something.
The 2016 New York City marathon will be taking place this Sunday, November 6, 2016. The marathon route runs through all five boroughs, causing traffic delays and detours between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. For street closures, please click: HERE. Taking public transportation is highly recommended.
Notification issued 10/28/16 at 1:14 PM. New York City is experiencing intermittent wind gusts in excess of 40 MPH. During periods of high winds, residents should use caution when walking or driving high profile vehicles. Winds at these speeds can cause flying debris, turn unsecured objects into projectiles, and cause power outages. To prepare, charge cell phone batteries, gather supplies, and turn refrigerators and freezers to a colder setting. Always stay clear of downed power lines. If you are affected by an outage, turn off all appliances and keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed to prevent food spoilage. Do not use generators indoors. If you lose power and have a disability or access needs, or use Life Sustaining Equipment (LSE) and need immediate assistance, please dial 9-1-1. For the latest weather information, please visit www.weather.gov/nyc.