U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), joined by Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, is urging the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PA) to fund a proposed West Shore Light Rail project.
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph C. Szabo on Friday, May 30, 2014 toured a Siemens rail automation plant in Louisville, Ky., which is producing components for new Positive Train Control (PTC) systems.
The Department of Transportation has awarded a combined $235 million in federal grants to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy inflicted on New Jersey Transit and Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rail systems in late October 2012.
Opening ceremonies for MTA New York City Transit’s Fulton Center are scheduled for June 26, 2014, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority noted Monday, March 24.
PATH personnel handed out notices to passengers Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, 2014, heralding the opening of the first permanent (or “modernized”) platform at its World Trade Center Station in lower Manhattan.
PATH weekend train service between New Jersey points and downtown Manhattan will cease for 45 weekends during this year, in order to expedite installation of Positive Train Control (PTC), PATH and parent Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PA) said.
Nearly a year after PATH and parent Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PA) announced plans to study a PATH extension toward (not to) Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reportedly appears ready to back the proposal.
Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) officials highlighted the agency’s commitment to a new PATH station in Harrison, N.J., on Aug. 16, emphasizing the station’s growing transit role within the PATH system. Harrison lies directly east of Newark, N.J., across the Passaic River.