U.S. transit agencies likely to step up use of public-private partnerships, industry execs say

By Julie Sneider, Senior Associate Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 2018 In spring 2018, a group of executives representing Fortune…

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Book Review: An anti-passenger-rail manifesto

Opinion By David Peter Alan, Chair, Lackawanna Coalition, Railway Age Magazine; November 13, 2018 “Romance of the Rails: Why the Passenger Trains…

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority set to buy Grand Central Terminal for $35M

By Dan Rivoli, Transit Reporter, New York Daily News; November 13, 2018 The MTA will soon be the new landlord…

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Fixing Chicago’s freight rail congestion

By Katie Pyzyk, Smart Cities Dive; November 12, 2018 As goods and raw materials make their way to all parts…

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Amtrak video goes behind scenes of Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station restoration

By Michael Tanenbaum, Staff, Philly Voice; November 9, 2018 Anyone who’s spent much time in or around 30th Street Station…

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Did your train break down? Legislators want New Jersey Transit to give you a refund

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; November 9, 2018 When an NJ Transit train breaks down and strands commuters for an hour or…

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Milwaukee’s The Hop reports ridership over 16,000 during streetcar’s opening weekend

By Maredithe Meyer, BizTimes; November 09, 2018 During its first three days of passenger service, downtown Milwaukee’s new streetcar generated…

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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 State comptroller: Long Island Rail Road ‘not always in compliance’ during records check

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; November 7, 2018 A state audit found several problems with the LIRR’s maintenance of black…

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