Your Metro-North commute could get shorter if this new Connecticut transportation plan gets approved

By Eliza Fawcett and Christopher Keating, Hartford Courant; October 16, 2019 New York City could get a little closer under a…

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New York and New Jersey: The Hudson Tunnel Projects trims $1.4 billion with new financial plan

A Press Release From the Gateway Program, Mass Transit Magazine; August 26, 2019 The project cost for the construction of…

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California: A not-so-high-speed train in the Central Valley could be a boon for the Bay Area

By Erin Baldassari, Marin Independent Journal; August 1, 2019 Caltrain could see faster, more frequent service sooner rather than later…

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Amtrak adds funds to Oregon Department Of Transportation Cascades siding project

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 31, 2019 Amtrak announced yesterday it is contributing $750,000 toward a project aimed at reducing…

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SunRail in DeLand, Florida: Volusia County sets up legal challenge to state’s handover of costs in 2021

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; July 16, 2019 DELAND — The Volusia County Council reaffirmed its commitment to…

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Minnesota: Boosters of second Twin Cities-Chicago train undeterred despite budget snub

By Janet Moore, Star Tribune; July 5, 2019 Rail ad­vo­cates re­main optimistic that a second daily Am­trak train could be…

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New York, New Jersey Edge Closer to Path for Financing Hudson River Tunnel

By Donald Moore, Bloomberg; June 21, 2019 The legislatures of New York and New Jersey have approved the formation of…

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Wisconsin: La Crosse County Board supports expansion of Amtrak services

By Brittany Lake, Daybreak Anchor, WXOW ABC 19; June 17, 2019 LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – A potential solution to the…

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Hudson Tunnel States Take Steps for Federal Construction Grants

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; June 11, 2019 New York and New Jersey are taking steps to overcome a barrier to…

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Trump administration cancels $929 million contract for California bullet train

By Tony Bizjak, Bryan Anderson, and Tim Sheehan, The Sacramento Bee; May 16, 2019 In a dramatic move, the Trump…

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Opinion: Do Amtrak and Airport Subsidies Make America Richer?

By Art Carden, Contributor, Forbes Magazine; March 30, 2019 Over the last two days, I’ve written a couple of articles…

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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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Indiana: Amtrak shaves 15 minutes off Hoosier State, with survival, $6M state cut on the line

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; March 21, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Could 15 minutes buy another two years…

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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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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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At Amtrak, it’s no longer 1950

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; March 9, 2019 WATCHING WASHINGTON, MARCH 2019 – Amtrak…

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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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California: Caltrans announces $600 million in funding for rail, transportation projects

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 11, 2018 The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) late last week announced the California Transportation…

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Opinion: Train service just isn’t arriving at the right time for Gulf Coast

By The Editorial Board, Sun Herald; June 24, 2018 This particular iteration of proposed passenger service is not the big…

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White House admits New York/New Jersey Gateway project would be a good thing

By Marisa Schultz, New York Post; March 28, 2018 WASHINGTON –The White House acknowledged Wednesday the Gateway project would be…

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Central Florida: SunRail stalemate tests Volusia County’s patience

By Dustin Wyatt, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; March 26, 2018 Volusia County officials are tired of waiting for the train…

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(Federal) sharing is caring

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; March 26, 2018 SHARING IS CARING:…

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Opinion: Trump is right to resist spending on New York’s way-too-expensive new tunnel

By Josh Barro, Business Insider; March 25, 2018 For President Donald Trump, I’m sure it’s mostly about a grudge. Chuck…

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New York and New Jersey: Fighting Over Funding for Gateway Doesn’t End With Spending Bill

By Mark Niquette, Bloomberg Politics; March 23, 2018 The battle over designating money for the Northeast Corridor rail project is…

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The Gateway Project Doesn’t Need Trump’s Approval

By Alon Levy, City Lab; March 21, 2018 Holding up the spending bill in Congress this week: a fight over…

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