U.S., New York/New Jersey: Gateway delay increases project cost by hundreds of millions of dollars, planners say

By Colleen Wilson, NorthJersey.com; August 28, 2020 A revised financial plan to fund the long-delayed Gateway project anticipates costs going…

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U.S., New York: Amtrak and New Jersey TRANSIT Open First Phase of the Refreshed Ticketed Waiting Area at New York Penn Station

A press release from Amtrak; July 27, 2020: More modern amenities combine with enhanced safety measures for improved customer experience…

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U.S.: New Jersey Transit, Amtrak commit to Portal Bridge replacement in 2021

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 28, 2020 New Jersey Transit’s board yesterday entered into an agreement with Amtrak to begin…

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U.S., New York: Amtrak Promotes New Technology, Contactless Travel, Physical Distancing and Other Safety Measures at New York Penn Station

A press release from Amtrak; July 21, 2020: Customers can receive boarding information push notifications directly from the Amtrak app…

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U.S., New York station in motion: On Penn redo and beyond, Amtrak must accept lessons from L-train tunnel renovation

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; July 20, 2020 Someone had better remind the folks planning the Empire…

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U.S., New Jersey: Coronavirus has ‘decimated’ payroll, as some New Jersey Transit workers wait for paychecks

By Colleen Wilson, NorthJersey.com; April 23, 2020 For weeks, hundreds of NJ Transit employees, who have kept trains and buses running…

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U.S., New Jersey: NJ Transit natural gas plant in Kearny gets green light

By Peter D’Auria, The Jersey Journal, NJ.com; April 20, 2020 NJ Transit is moving forward with the construction of a…

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U.S., New Jersey: COVID-19 Claims New Jersey Transit’s Ray Kenny

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; April 18, 2020 New Jersey Transit Senior Vice President and General Manager…

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U.S., New Jersey: New Jersey Transit seeks $1.3 Billion in federal aid

From Bloomberg, Crain’s New York Business; March 19, 2020 NJ Transit is seeking $1.25 billion of federal aid to make…

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U.S., New York – How to fix Penn Station: Fast-track rail and platform upgrades before expanding

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; January 7, 2020 Gov. Cuomo is right that the hellhole that is…

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U.S., New York: Can Penn Station Handle 175,000 More Riders? Cuomo Thinks So

By Christina Goldbaum, The New York Times; January 6, 2020 Pennsylvania Station, the busiest rail station in the Western Hemisphere,…

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U.S.: Amtrak to upgrade New York Penn waiting area ahead of Moynihan station opening

By Edward Russell, The Points Guy; January 6, 2020 Travelers best expect a little dust when they pass through New…

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U.S., New York: Penn Station expansion plan to include eight new tracks, increase capacity by 40 percent

By Colleen Wilson, NorthJersey.com; January 6, 2020 Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans Monday to add eight new tracks and a…

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U.S., New Jersey: NJ Transit graduates more engineers, says it has hired the most in its history

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; December 11, 2019 Consider this class the Advanced Placement class of NJ Transit locomotive engineers, who…

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy touts River Line as economic engine

By David Levinsky, Burlington County Times; October 22, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy sees great potential in NJ Transit’s River Line.…

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New Jersey Transit graduates 7 new engineers in attempt to improve rail service

From News 12 New Jersey; October 16, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Transit officials welcomed seven new train…

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Gateway drug: An application seeking billions from the feds for a Hudson tunnel project between New Jersey and New York is chock full of misrepresentations

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; October 7, 2019 Forty five days ago, on Aug. 23, the Port…

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New Jersey Transit Seeking Developer for Transit Oriented Development Project

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; October 3, 2019 New Jersey Transit (NJT) recently issued a Request for Expressions of…

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New Jersey Transit breaks ground on new Elizabeth train station on Northeast Corridor

By Bob Makin, Bridgewater Courier News; October 1, 2019 ELIZABETH – Construction of the new Elizabeth train station and platform…

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New Jersey Transit fare hike whispers help spur state Senate committee investigation of agency

By Colleen Wilson, North Jersey Record; October 1, 2019 Whispers of NJ Transit fare hikes are, in part, the reason…

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New Jersey Transit to offer weekend service at Avenel for first time in 34 years

By Staff, NJBIZ; September 6, 2019 New Jersey Transit is expanding weekday service by more than 40 percent and adding…

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Amtrak Set to Complete Summer Infrastructure Renewal Program at New York Penn Station On Schedule, Within Budget and Safely

A press release from Amtrak; August 30, 2019: Scheduled operations resume as of Tuesday, Sept.3 NEW YORK – Amtrak engineering…

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New Jersey commuters, rejoice! Newark Penn station is getting $18.4M upgrade.

By Allison Pries, NJ.com; August 20, 2019 The U.S. Department of Transportation has set aside $18.445 million to renovate and…

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New Jersey Transit to ‘Humanize’ Conductors Who Face Commuter Wrath

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; August 7, 2019 New Jersey Transit will videotape train conductors on the job to try to…

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New Jersey Transit Marks 40th Anniversary Amid Commuter Complaints

By Brenda Flanagan, NJTV News; July 18, 2019 After wishing New Jersey Transit a happy 40th anniversary, advocates demanded more…

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