If you’ve been commuting to work since late August, you will have seen countdown clocks at the E/M/G trains at Court Square. The systems were activated on August 31, with the MTA pushing to have clocks at all stations with letters by the end of the year.
Here’s more from the MTA:1
This accelerated effort to bring real-time train arrival information to the rest of the system is part the MTA’s Subway Action Plan to stabilize and improve the system and lay the foundation for modernizing the New York City Subway. A key component of the plan called for improved customer communication so that customers can be fully informed of changes to regular service, delays or emergency situations.