More space, accessibility part of $600 million New York Penn Station makeover for Long Island Rail Road passengers

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; March 15, 2019 Long Island Rail Road commuters are closer to a brighter, more spacious…

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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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New York City’s subway stations and train cars will get thousands of new digital screens, earning the MTA millions of dollars

By Dan Rivoli, Transit Reporter, New York Daily News; February 25, 2019 You’ll see more ads on your commute, thanks…

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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 City transit chief slams Bombardier, halts rail car deliveries over problems

By The Canadian Press, CBC News; January 24, 2019 The head of the New York City Transit Authority and former…

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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: Hidden Long Island Rail Road Train Station May Be Coming To Town Near You

By Carolyn Gusoff, CBS New York 2; January 21, 2019 YAPHANK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — One of the smallest train stations…

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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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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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Long Island Railroad says it loses $20M yearly from folks who don’t pay their fares

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; December 4, 2018 The Long Island Rail Road is losing about $20 million a year…

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Study: Legal weed could soothe New York City subway funding ills

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; December 6, 2018 Don’t bogart that money from legalized marijuana, New York…

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New York City: Won’t any company adopt a subway station?

By Joel Epstein, Crain’s New York Business; November 8, 2018 In July 2017, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that for $600,000,…

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New York City’s East Side Access last big push goes to Skanska

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; November 1, 2018 The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Oct.…

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Touring a Massive New Long Island Rail Road Terminal Taking Shape 15 Stories Beneath Grand Central Terminal

By Jose Martinez, NY 1 Spectrum News; October 25, 2018 Beneath the Grand Central Terminal is the MTA’s most expensive…

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New Hampshire man dies on top of train after leaving Yankee Stadium in New York City

By Paul Feely, New Hampshire Union Leader; September 20, 2018 A New Hampshire man was killed Wednesday night less than…

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Take the No. 5 train to Santa Monica? Los Angeles Metro may rename its rail lines

By Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times; September 19, 2018 Instead of taking the Blue Line to Long Beach, how…

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New York City: Penguin Random House Donates Books to Save the Children as Part of “Grand Central Reads”

From Save The Children; July 3, 2018 New York (July 3, 2018) – Penguin Random House has launched a limited-time…

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Amtrak, MTA need to join forces to finish new terminal in New York

By The Editorial Board, amNewYork; May 11, 2018 Far below the city, beneath the busy roads of Queens and Manhattan’s…

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New York City Lawmakers: East Side Access project needs more help from Amtrak

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; May 11, 2018 Three federal lawmakers are urging Amtrak to better cooperate with the MTA’s…

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Worst Job in America: Responding to Irate Tweets From New York City Subway Riders

By Mike Vilensky, The Wall Street Journal; May 8, 2018 Every day, the frustrations of New York City subway riders…

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Long Island Rail Road’s double-track project nears completion

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; April 30, 2018 MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) this spring will enter the final phases…

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Long Island Rail Road’s Phillip Eng: Improvements need to come sooner

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; April 23, 2018 The Long Island Rail Road’s new president vowed Monday to speed up…

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