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Amtrak fast-tracks NY Penn Station renewal
Following a pair of derailments that made a mess of the busiest U.S. rail commuter hub, Amtrak today rolled out plans to speed upgrades of track, operations and safety at…
Long Island Rail Road expansion moves forward
The Final Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project has been issued following more than a year of data collection, analysis and public outreach.
After NYC mess, senators call for Amtrak funding
Three East Coast senators are highlighting the need for increased funding of Amtrak following two derailments at New York Penn Station.
Amtrak knew of track issues before NY Penn Station derailment
Amtrak knew of track problems before a New Jersey Transit commuter train derailed at New York’s Penn Station on Monday, April 3, turning the hub into a four-day quagmire of…
NYMTA marks ridership milestones
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has reported record ridership numbers on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), Metro-North Railroad and the newly added Second Avenue Subway.
Firms qualified to bid on LIRR third track
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) on Feb. 2 announced the list of construction firms deemed qualified to bid on the LIRR…
$120 million improvements proposed for LIRR
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Jan. 10 unveiled a proposal to invest $120 million to provide enhancements to 16 Long Island Railroad (LIRR) stations and improve system connectivity with a…
Masabi launches mobile ticketing with New York’s MTA
Masabi announced on July 6th that its mobile ticketing technology is now live with New York’s MTA. Using Masabi’s JustRide mobile ticketing platform, riders on Metro North Railroad and Long…
Public input sought for LIRR triple-track project
In a bid to make good on a promise to promote community engagement for the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Expansion Project, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out plans…
Gov. Cuomo announces details for proposed LIRR expansion
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled on Jan. 5, 2016 the second signature proposal of his 2016 agenda: a comprehensive plan to transform and expand vital infrastructure downstate and make critical…
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