New York’s Metro-North pays engineers to stay home, while service west of the Hudson deteriorates

By Thomas C. Zambito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News; March 13, 2019 Metro-North Railroad has gone on a hiring spree, adding locomotive…

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont pitches tolls for rail improvements

By Ken Dixon, Greenwich Time; March 1, 2019 BRIDGEPORT — “Thank God the train was on time,” Gov. Ned Lamont…

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Weed and web: Marijuana, internet sales taxes are key in new plan to fund New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority

By Raanan Geberer, Brooklyn Daily Eagle; February 26, 2019 On top of the widely publicized congestion pricing proposal that would…

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New York: Metro-North announces start of New Haven line service between Bronx and Manhattan

By Kristin Toussaint, Metro; February 26, 2019 The Metro-North New Haven line trains will soon travel between Fordham and Manhattan,…

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Connecticut: 30-30-30 is feasible

Connecticut Viewpoints By Gregory Stroud; Connecticut Mirror; February 19, 2019 With the collapse of yet another high-speed-rail megaproject, this time in…

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Skanska awarded $365 million contract for final phase of New York’s Croton-Harmon Yards project

By Staff, Real Estate Weekly; January 24, 2019 The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad selected the Skanska-ECCO Joint Venture…

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New York: Amtrak trains could serve Long Island

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; January 22, 2019 Albany Some Metro-North commuter trains serving the New Haven line could arrive…

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New York Penn Station Access Project gets greenlight, will open West Side to Westchester commuters for first time

By Thomas C. Zambito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News, lohud.com; January 22, 2019 Metro-North and Amtrak have overcome their public disagreements over…

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New York Senator Charles Schumer: Amtrak needs to be ‘flexible’ in talks with MTA to make West Side access plan a reality

By Christopher J. Eberhart, Rockland/Westchester Journal News, lohud.com; January 18, 2019 U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer pushed Amtrak to “be more flexible”…

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Relief for New York City’s Transit Deserts? Commuter Trains Might Help

By Winnie Hu, The New York Times; January 10, 2019 Even when there are no subway delays, it takes Amy…

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New York City: $60M contract will finally bring East Side Access to Grand Central

By Michelle Cohen, 6 Sqft; January 10, 2019 It was announced today that a $60.2 million contract to build the project that…

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New York City: Amtrak derails Metro-North progress; MOU still not inked

By Alex Mitchell, Bronx Times; December 15, 2018 “Don’t be a scrooge, Amtrak” said our Santa-hat wearing Borough President Ruben…

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Getting There Opinion: Long Island Rail Road project digs bigger hole for Connecticut rail commuters

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; December 10, 2018 We all know what happened when Boston decided to bury its downtown…

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SantaCon threatens to bring Jingle Hell to New York City — again

By Doree Lewak, New York Post; December 5, 2018 It’s a day that gives Santa Claus a bad name and…

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority set to buy Grand Central Terminal for $35M

By Dan Rivoli, Transit Reporter, New York Daily News; November 13, 2018 The MTA will soon be the new landlord…

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Getting There: Connecticut train fares remain off the rails

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; October 22, 2018 How much should it cost to ride mass transit? Are our fares…

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Double Decker Trains Could Be Coming to Metro North in New York

By Boris, 101.5 WPDH; October 23, 2018 Multi-level coaches could be on the horizon for Hudson Valley commuters heading to…

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State comptroller tells us what we already know about New York City transit system

By Natalie Musumeci, New York Post; October 11, 2018 Surprise, surprise — the MTA and its transit system are in…

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New York: Why Amtrak Holds Key to 4 New Bronx Metro-North Stops

By Jose Martinez, Spectrum News, NY1; October 10, 2018 Amtrak is being blamed for slowing the progress of plans to…

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Why can’t you get a seat on Metro-North? It’s complicated, but let us explain

By Thomas C. Zambito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News; September 19, 2018 Wondering why you can’t get a seat on Metro-North even…

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Getting there: What ‘on time’ means to railroads

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; September 10, 2018 Japanese railroad officials earlier this year apologized for a huge mistake: One…

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New York’s Metro-North president blasts frequent cancellations of trains operated by New Jersey Transit

From MidHudsonNews.com; August 24, 2018 NEW YORK – New Jersey Transit operates Metro-North’s commuter train service on the Port Jervis…

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CTrail service at Springfield Union Station can now connect you to New York City

By Hector Molina, WWLP; June 21, 2018 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The CTrail service can now take you beyond New…

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Metro-North record-breaking overtime makes track workers millions, jobs remain vacant

By Thomas C. Zambito and Frank Esposito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News; June 20,2018 From misfortune have come millions. In May 2013,…

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