Winners announced for MTA improvement challenge

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The MTA has announced the winners of a multimillion-dollar competition for proposed subway improvements.

Three companies and one engineer will split $1 million for their high-tech signaling system idea.

An additional three winners will share $ 1 million for proposing longer subway cars to carry riders more efficiently.

The MTA also awarded $500,000 for an idea to install communications and control infrastructure in subway tunnels.

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