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Advertising Standards

Please note that all advertisements in the MTA system must adhere to the MTA Advertising Policy. The MTA Advertising FAQs answer some questions that advertisers have raised about the MTA Advertising Policy.

Rates and the Availability of Advertising Space

Please note that all advertising opportunities, with the exception of On the Go Travel Station kiosks and MetroCards, are handled by Outfront Media. To inquire about rates and the availability of advertising space, please contact:

Outfront Media
212-297-6400 (ask for the Sales Department)

Ways to Advertise with Us

Direct your message to the millions of people each day who use the MTA system.

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Billboards (MTA New York City Transit)

Display your advertising on billboards attached to elevated structures along the subway rights-of-way in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.

Buses (MTA Bus Company, MTA New York City Transit)

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Display advertising in buses (both the interior and exterior) and in terminals in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Long Island.

Commuter Railroad Cars, Stations, and Billboards

  • MTA Long Island Rail Road

    Display advertising in rail cars and stations and in Pennsylvania Station on the Long Island Rail Road Level and on billboards along the railway in Manhattan, Queens, Nassau County, and Suffolk County.

  • Metro-North Railroad

    Display advertising in rail cars, stations, and Grand Central Terminal and on billboards along the railway in the Bronx, Westchester County, and Connecticut, including Fairfield County.

MetroCard® Advertising Services

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To put your message directly into the hands of MTA customers by displaying advertising on the back of the MetroCard® please click here or call:

Donielle Lee
MTA NYC Transit, Marketing & Advertising

(MetroCard is a registered service mark of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority)

On The Go Travel Station Kiosks (MTA New York City Transit)

On The Go Travel Stations

Cut through the clutter and reach your customers while they are out and about with the On The Go Travel Station kiosk, positioned in more than 25 subway stations in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens.

Annual weekday subway ridership totals for the year 2013 grew to more than 5.4 billion. Additionally NYC had 54.3 million visitors in 2013, many of whom traveled NYC by subway. There’s a unique opportunity for your brand to connect with and engage your customers throughout their journey.

Click here for more information.

Subway Cars and Stations (MTA New York City Transit, MTA Staten Island Railway)

Display advertising in subway cars and stations in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island, and Staten Island. To inquire about rates and the availability of advertising space, please contact:

Urban Panel
Urban Panels (MTA New York City Transit)

Illuminated and non-illuminated display advertising at street-level subway entrances in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.

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