The MTA has announced service additions and changes for Labor Day weekend.
The MTA is adding additional service Friday for New Yorkers getting out of the city for the long weekend.
On Friday, Aug. 29, 27 additional Metro-North and LIRR trains will be running in the early afternoon. On Monday, Sept. 1, Metro-North will operate on a Sunday schedule, and the LIRR runs on a Sunday/holiday schedule.
MTA New York City Transit subways and buses and the MTA Bus Company will run on a Sunday schedule on Labor Day.
There are service changes in Brooklyn for the J'Ouvert and West Indian-American Day parades. From 11 p.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday, the Church Avenue stop on the 2 train will be bypassed, and area buses will be re-routed. Subway entrances along the Eastern Parkway route may be affected from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, and the Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum 2, 3 and 4 stop will be closed from 12-7 p.m.
The Staten Island Railway is also running extra trains between 2:30 and 7:50 p.m. Friday, with one express train and local training waiting for every ferry. SIR operates on a Sunday schedule on Labor Day.
Construction on bridges and tunnels will be suspended Friday afternoon through rush hour on Tuesday, Sept. 2, with the exception of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge.