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.