Get on the national Do-Not-Call registry to discourage commercial telemarketers from calling your residential and wireless numbers. Call 1 (888) 382-1222 from the phone number you wish to register (for TTY, call 1 (866) 290-4236). You can also register online at the Do Not Call registry site (www.donotcall.gov).
MTA does not release or sell customer telephone numbers, but the information listed in the MTA Directory is part of the public record. Telemarketers use phone books, even old ones, to get phone numbers. Here are some other, less common, ways telemarketers get phone numbers: