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MTA projects, record-breaking towers and more

MTA projects, record-breaking towers and more

By Elevator World | August 1, 2021

MTA Cuomo Announces East Side Access Civil Construction Completion On May 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced completion of civil construction on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) East Side Access megaproject. Outfitted with 17 high-rise Schindler escalators, including the longest in the MTA system at 182 ft, the project connects the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)…

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Pair of Elevators to Enhance NYC Subway Accessibility

Pair of Elevators to Enhance NYC Subway Accessibility

By Elevator World | March 31, 2021

NYC’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) plans to install two elevators at the 14th Street and Seventh Avenue subway stations in Manhattan, a move hailed by disability-rights activists at a press conference on March 27, gothamist reports. Proponents, including Sen. Chuck Schumer, urged the Federal Transportation Administration to approve and release the funds, and said he would lobby for…

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NYC MTA Seeks Help Improving Station Accessibility

NYC MTA Seeks Help Improving Station Accessibility

By Elevator World | March 22, 2021

The NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is enlisting private developers to help upgrade accessibility in subway stations, THE CITY reported on March 17, but noted that criticSubs are pointing to mixed results in previous similar partnerships. MTA and the Department of City Planning are pushing their “Elevate Transit: Zoning for Accessibility” proposal, which would have real estate…

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Updates from across the country

Updates from across the country

By Elevator World | March 1, 2021

CECA Postpones Halifax Convention; Looks to Montreal in 2022 The Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA) has postponed its 2021 Halifax convention to June 2023. The CECA Board of Directors said the decision, announced in January, was based on: Nova Scotia COVID-19 regulations regarding in-person meetings and a mandated two-week quarantine for anyone entering the province…

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