Historic New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority capital plan includes nearly $5 Billion for Metro-North projects, including Penn Station Access

By Thomas C. Zambito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News; September 16, 2019 The largest-ever capital plan in Metropolitan Transportation Authority history includes…

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Connecticut Department of Transportation planning new rail cars on Metro-North branch lines

By Jim Shay, Connecticut Post; September 16, 2019 The state Department of Transportation is planning to replace rail cars on…

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When a Transit Agency Becomes a Suburban Developer

By John Surico, CityLab; August 21, 2019 Like many towns across America, Harrison, New York is desperate to revitalize its…

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Connecticut/New York: Passengers describe ‘nightmare’ Metro-North rides during hours-long delays

By Julia Perkins, Connecticut Post; August 4, 2019 Passengers on the New Haven line described “nightmare” train rides from New…

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Judge clears path for $1Billion railroad bridge plan in Connecticut

By The Associated Press, The Darien Times; July 9, 2019 NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has cleared…

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Connecticut opinion: Metro-North must adopt better maintenance practices

By Robert Hale and Roger Senserrich, Connecticut Post; May 1, 2019 Gov. Ned Lamont’s 30-30-30 plan represents a long-needed, concrete…

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New York City’s Grand Central Terminal Goes Digital

By Marlo Safi, National Review; April 30, 2019 Americans need to keep in mind the aphorism, “If it ain’t broke,…

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John Breunig: Connecticut rail tips from strangers on a train

By John Breunig, Editorial Page Editor, The Stamford Advocate; April 28, 2019 I hop aboard the 9:05 a.m. from Danbury…

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Riding the Connecitcut rails with Department Of Transportation and Metro-North leaders

By Jacqueline Smith, NewsTimes; April 26, 2019 Joe Giulietti donned his charcoal pin-striped suit, strapped on black boots with two…

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New York: Ridership surges on Metro-North, no thanks to the Manhattan commuter

By Thomas C. Zambito, Rockland/Westchester Journal News; April 25, 2019 Six years ago, Metro-North rolled out the biggest service expansion…

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New York’s MTA paid $418 million in overtime in 2018: report

By Katie Corrado, WPIX 11; April 24, 2019 NEW YORK — Fare hikes began on Sunday, but it looks like…

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Sober reality: Connecticut Department Of Transportation commish says bar cars not likely to return anytime soon on Metro-North New Haven Line

By Neil Vigdor, Hartford Courant; April 10, 2019 Riders on the New Haven Line of Metro-North Railroad are stuck —…

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Danbury, Connecticut looks for faster train to New York City

By Katrina Koerting, News Times; April 9, 2019 DANBURY — Plans to use an old passenger rail line by the…

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Connecticut riders on Metro North trains will face delays during spring and summer construction season

By Staff, Hartford Courant; April 8, 2019 Springtime means construction on Metro-North railroad tracks, which means commuters will be seeing…

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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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