Feinberg, 43, and a Railway Age 2020 Women in Rail honoree, has been Interim President of MTA New York City Transit since March 2020. Foye is expected to be appointed as Interim President and CEO
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Civil construction of MTA Long Island Rail Road’s East Side Access (ESA) project has wrapped up, with third rail to be electrified and test trains to run this summer before LIRR service to Grand Central Terminal begins in December 2022.
The Metro-North Penn Station (New York) Access Project is moving forward following a pause due to the pandemic and to funding uncertainty at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on May 17 restarted 24-hour subway service.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Amtrak and New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) have announced two alternatives to transform their separate concourses into one “open, light-filled” space in the existing Penn Station.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed, by a vote of 82-15, Polly Trottenberg as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
President Joe Biden has officially sent to the U.S. Senate his nomination of Nuria I. Fernandez for Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA); the move would elevate her from Acting Administrator.
The U.S. Senate has passed an amended version of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, providing $30.5 billion in emergency funding for transit and $1.7 billion for Amtrak.
“Recent modest financial gains” will allow the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to stave off “worst case” service cuts that had been eliminated for 2021, but had been discussed for 2022, as well as immediate associated layoffs.
Here’s a closer look at the provisions and what they could mean for agencies, advocates and riders alike.