MTA To Introduce New Talking Kiosk At Penn Station

Earlier this afternoon, the MTA sent out a press release via e-mail to announce the introduction of a new talking kiosk at Penn Station. Here are the complete details:

Elliot G. Sander, the Executive Director and CEO of the MTA, Helena Williams, President of the Long Island Rail Road, and others will cut the ribbon on the new “talking kiosk” at Penn Station. The new kiosk assists the visually impaired customers find their way around Penn Station’s network of concourses, tracks and platforms.

WHO: Elliot G. Sander, Executive Director and CEO of the MTA; Helena Williams, President of MTA Long Island Rail Road; Steven Landau, Research Director at Touch Graphics, Inc.; Karen Gourgey, Director of Baruch College’s Computer Center for Visually Impaired People.

WHAT: Officials cut the ribbon on a new touch-activated “talking kiosk” for visually impaired MTA customers.

WHEN: Tomorrow, Tuesday, December 9, 2008, at 11:15 a.m.

WHERE: Pennsylvania Station, Long Island Rail Road Main Concourse between Tracks 14 and 15. (Subway: 1, 2, 3, A, C, or E to 34th Street-Penn Station; LIRR to Penn Station.)

xoxo Transit Blogger

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