The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) unveils first section of new 18-foot ceilings at Penn Station’s Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Concourse. Also, the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) debuts first Automated People
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To adjust mass transportation needs for a post-COVID world, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials detailed on July 25 an amendment to the Authority’s 2020-24 Capital Program. It would allow projects
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announces additional Grand Central Madison virtual public meetings. Also, service on Amtrak’s Silver Meteor, Crescent and City of New Orleans is postponed; Brockton Area Transit (BAT)
According to New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials, labor shortages and mismanagement at a Nebraska plant where Kawasaki railcars set to replace aging ones on New York City Transit’s subway and
MTA Long Island Rail Road riders can now access real-time ridership data for 100% of the fleet. The TrainTime app—revamped in June to allow riders to plan trips based on crowding data for the electric multiple-unit fleet—now includes diesel fleet data so riders can maximize social distancing for any commute.
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) President Phil Eng unveiled a revamped TrainTime app, highlighted by a function that aims to allow customers to track available seats in the electric fleet—which represents more than 90% of all LIRR train cars—in real time.
MTA Long Island Rail Road crews used accelerated bridge construction techniques to replace a railroad bridge in just two days in New York City’s New Hyde Park. The bridge was open for Monday commuters on Aug. 26.
Track work at Penn Station New York (PSNY) this summer will have effects on two public transportation lines—NJ Transit (NJT) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, builder of subway cars for U.S. cities including New York and Washington, may exit the business amid mounting losses and an increasingly difficult market.
New York is moving ahead with long-sought plans to get people from the train to the plane.