Long Island, NY - February 12, 2015 - Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules in observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday.
New York City Subways and Buses
On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, New York City subways and buses will operate on a Saturday schedule with some planned subway service changes:
No service in both directions between Dyre Av and E 180 St. Use free shuttle buses instead.
No service in both directions between Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr and 34 St-Herald Sq. D trains run in two segments:
• Stillwell Av to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr (express service between 36 St and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr)
• 34 St-Herald Sq and 205 St.
As an alternate, take the F N Q R or free shuttle buses between Grand St and W 4 St.
No service between 8 Av and 14 St-Union Sq. As an alternate, take the M14 bus.
As a reminder, Saturday service includes:
• There is no express service on the 6 or 7
• The B train does not operate; use the A C D Q instead.
• M trains operate between Delancey-Essex Sts and Metropolitan Av only.
• Q trains operate between Stillwell Av and 57 St-7 Av only.
• The Z train does not operate; use the J, which runs between Jamaica Center and Chambers St.
Long Island Rail Road
On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, the Long Island Rail Road will operate on a Holiday schedule with one extra westbound train departing Ronkonkoma at 7:10 a.m. and arriving at Penn Station at 8:28 a.m.
Because trains will operate on a holiday schedule, there will be no service east of Ronkonkoma.
Off peak fares will be in effect all day.
On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, MTA Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Saturday schedule with some extra cars on trains AM inbound and PM outbound hours to accommodate those people who have to have to work.
The Hudson Rail Link connecting bus service, the Newburgh-Beacon Ferry and the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry will not operate.
The north end exits to Grand Central at 46th-47th-48th Streets will be closed.
Off-peak fares are in effect all day.
Staten Island Railway
Tomorrow, Friday, February 13, the Staten Island Railway will operate on an early evening rush hour schedule beginning at 2:30 p.m. to help folks get a jump start on the long weekend. On Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 16, the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Sunday schedule.
MTA Bridges and Tunnels
On Friday, February 13, MTA Bridges and Tunnels will suspend all routine construction at 1 p.m. to ease travel for motorists who may be heading home early in anticipation of the three-day holiday weekend.
Real-Time Service Updates
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