2020-2024 MTA Capital Program

The MTA’s 2020-24 Capital Plan, which went into effect on January 1, 2020, includes $54.8 billion of investments in the region’s subways, buses, commuter railroads, bridges and tunnels. The plan is the product of the extensive discussions with local elected officials, community members, advocacy and business group representatives about the region’s transit priorities. NYCT’s Fast Forward plan, Metro-North's Way Ahead plan, and LIRR’s Forward plan—all released in 2018—were steps in extensive public engagement processes, and provided the material basis for the five-year capital plan released in 2019 and adopted in 2020. Read an overview of the MTA 2020-2024 Capital Program here.

The 2020-24 Capital Plan’s biggest priorities are:

  • Upgrading stations and improving accessibility
  • Investing in new buses and train cars
  • Modernizing signals on the busiest subway lines and commuter rail lines
  • Building the region’s megaprojects
  • Keeping bridges & tunnels in good working condition
  • Keeping the MTA’s other infrastructure in good working condition

Capital Program – Board Presentation

The 2020-2024 Capital Program was presented to the MTA Board on September 25, 2019 and unanimously approved. The Board presentation expands on the initial overview to provide further detail on the Capital Program highlights and approval process; key organizational changes being implemented to transform the MTA into a more efficient, flexible agency; and the benefits to both our customers and the entire New York State economy of an historic investment into the regional transportation system.

Capital Program — Executive Summary

The Executive Summary of the 2020-2024 Capital Program presents a snapshot of each MTA agency’s investment priorities, major planned projects, and target areas for service improvements. It also serves as a reminder of the indispensable nature of our transit system and its many positive impacts on the region. With the availability of new funding sources and significant changes on the horizon in how the MTA operates, it is time to re-invest in New York’s transportation system and transform the MTA into a more streamlined, efficient, and effective organization.

Capital Program — Full Report

The Capital Program – Full Report includes the Executive Summary, narrative detail on the proposed capital plan, and additional project details.

Past Capital Programs and the Capital Program Dashboard

Information on previous five-year MTA Capital Programs can be accessed here.  

The Capital Program Dashboard can be used to track progress on the MTA’s five-year Capital Plans, starting with selected projects in the 2005-2009 Capital Plan, and including nearly all projects in the 2010-2014 and 2015-2019 Capital Plans. The Dashboard is updated quarterly.

Amendments to the 2010-2014 and 2015-2019 Capital Programs were presented to and approved by the MTA Board on September 25, 2019, and are available at the following links. The Amendment Books contain information on the evolution of each Program, specific proposed changes, and detailed project listings.