Opinion – Stop digging: We have to build a cheaper, smarter Hudson tunnel

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; March 25, 2019 Two components of Amtrak’s Gateway boondoggle — plans to…

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Editorial Opinion: New York and New Jersey need a Plan B for the Hudson rail tunnel

By The Post Editorial Board; New York Post; March 18, 2019 With Team Trump blocking funds for a new cross-Hudson…

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Opinion: Why we need to build Gateway now

By Scott Slesinger, Opinion Contributor, The Hill; March 17, 2019 Why is the nation’s most pressing infrastructure project stuck languishing…

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Portal Bridge’s Reign of Misery Ending for New York City-Area Train Riders

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; March 15, 2019 Thousands of riders sometimes stranded by the mechanical fits of a 108-year-old New…

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Trump’s Department Of Transportation stalling for revenge, say backers of New York-New Jersey project

By Herb Jackson, Roll Call; March 13, 2019 Senators from New Jersey and New York accused the Trump administration of…

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The right way in New York and New Jersey: Gateway boondoggle must scale back and fix the Hudson tunnels now

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; March 12, 2019 On Tuesday, the Amtrak officials pushing the railway’s $30…

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New York Senator Schumer says Governor Cuomo’s plan to freeze out Amtrak on Gateway Tunnel Project is ‘dumb’

By Carl Campanile, New York Post; March 4, 2019 Sen. Chuck Schumer took a rare shot at Gov. Cuomo Monday…

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Governor Phil Murphy orders New Jersey Transit to announce restoration date for Atlantic City Rail Line

By David Levinsky, Burlington County Times; February 26, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy said he ordered NJ Transit Executive Director Kevin…

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New York City Gateway Tunnel Gets Dose of Cold Water From Washington

By Elise Young and Henry Goldman, Bloomberg; February 20, 2019 The federal spending bill signed last week by President Donald…

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Northeast Corridor Gateway Tunnel Project gains funding in budget bill; Senator Menendez vows to complete project

By Staff, NJBIZ.com; February 15, 2019 U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., a ranking member of the Senate’s transit subcommittee, applauded…

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Video: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Talks New York Penn Station Improvements

From CBS New York 2; February 13, 2019 New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says NJ TRANSIT has settled its debt…

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Feds say New Jersey Transit doesn’t need its OK to reopen Atlantic City line

By Colt Shaw, Staff Writer, PressofAtlanticCity.com; February 5, 2019 For weeks, one of the reasons given for the continued shutdown…

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House of Representatives bill would allow states to count fed loans toward infrastructure financing share

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 31, 2019 U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) has introduced a bill that aims to make…

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New Jersey Transit to start restoring PTC-impacted services in Q2

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 28, 2019 New Jersey Transit late last week announced plans to begin restoring rail service…

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New Jersey Republicans urge Congress to examine Amtrak operations

By Staff, NJBIZ.com; January 25, 2019 The New Jersey Assembly transportation committee approved a resolution Thursday urging Congress to examine…

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Amtrak’s New York-to-Washington, D.C. Fixes Leave Biggest Worries Unresolved

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; January 28, 2019 Along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, roughly $3.4 billion in improvements are underway to bring…

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New Jersey Transit recruits hundreds of train engineers and bus operators

By David Hutter, NJBiz; January 18, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy met Thursday with New Jersey Transit employees who are training to…

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Governor Phil Murphy vowed to fix New Jersey Transit. A year later, can riders see it?

By Curtis Tate, North Jersey Record; January 14, 2019 It’s been a year since Gov. Phil Murphy took office, and…

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Bombardier to supply new generation of passenger rail cars for New Jersey

A press release from Bombardier Transportation; January 9, 2019: Multilevel III cars will feature new amenities designed to enhance the…

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New Jeersey Transit installs Kenny as Senior Vice President, General Manager of rail operations

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 7, 2019 New Jersey Transit‘s board late last week approved the appointment of Raymond Kenny…

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Is that an empty car on the train? Yes, but it’s actually helping commuters, New Jersey Transit says

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; January 3, 2019 Why is there an empty rail car that is unavailable to commuters in…

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How did New Jersey Transit epically fail commuters in 2018? Let’s count the ways

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; December 26, 2018 When Gov. Phil Murphy appointed a new transportation commissioner in January, he called…

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Feds award PTC grants to Amtrak for the Southwest Chief route, Metra and New Jersey Transit

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 21, 2018 U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) yesterday announced $9.16 million in federal funding toward…

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New law provides oversight of New Jersey Transit, a voice for South Jersey riders

By Colt Shaw, Staff Writer, Press of Atlantic City; December 20, 2018 Disgruntled rail riders were handed a megaphone Thursday,…

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