Port of New York-New Jersey opens rail expansion for inland intermodal

The Port of New York and New Jersey opened a major new expansion of its rail network, capping a five-year plan to expand capacity for cargo destined for outside the region.

FRA green-lights PATH PTC

The Federal Railroad Administration has certified a system-wide signals upgrade by the Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) transit system as meeting all the requirements for Positive Train Control (PTC). The move comes several weeks before the Dec. 31 federal deadline.

NYCT: A new station rises from the ruins

Seventeen years after MTA New York City Transit’s Cortlandt Street Station on the No. 1 subway line was destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, a new station has opened to take its place.

Marino to retire from PANY&NJ

Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Director of Rail Transit and PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) General Manager Michael Marino is scheduled to retire in January 2019 after a distinguished 45-year railroad industry career. The Port Authority has launched a nationwide executive search for a replacement.

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PATH, Kawasaki sign for new, refurbished cars

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is expanding and upgrading its interstate passenger car fleet.

STV JV continues Cross Harbor study

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) has contracted with Cross Harbor Partners, an STV/AKRF Inc. joint venture, to prepare a Tier II Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) study for the Cross Harbor Freight Program, described as “a transformative goods movement product that strives to induce a modal shift away from trucks to reduce vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) and the attendant wear and tear on our region’s roadways and bridges.”

Deal moves PATH power station project ahead

The prospective settlement of a years-old lawsuit signals the go-ahead for a key project for rapid transit linking New York and New Jersey.

Cuomo wants a subway in Red Hook

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to study options that would bring a subway to Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood.

Gateway: Ball is in Trump’s (and Chao’s) court—and they haven’t picked it up

Outgoing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Dec. 14 said that have agreed that their states and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have agreed to contribute $5.55 billion toward the Gateway Program—50% of the massive project’s cost, and placing responsibility with President Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Transportation to contribute the remaining half.

Women in Rail 2017 – Joy Chiu, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/PATH

As Assistant Superintendent – Way & Structures, Chiu developed and built the team for Port Authority Trans-Hudson’s (PATH’s) newest unit, Logistics and Rail Planning, which is responsible for coordination of the different capital projects at PATH; providing executive management with key information for decision-making, and managing staff who oversee the coordination of the major real estate development projects around PATH.