New York City: Long Island Rail Road switch malfunction delays Thanksgiving travel at Penn Station

By Dan Rivoli, New York Daily News; November 22, 2017 Thanksgiving travel got off to a bumpy start at Penn…

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Renderings Restore New York City’s Original Penn Station In Today’s Context

By Vera Penavic, Untapped Cities; November 21, 2017 When the original Penn Station was demolished in 1963, it was considered…

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New York and Long Island: The Unwritten Rules of Riding the LIRR

By Eliza Dumais, Thrillist; November 16, 2017 For the most part, public transportation in New York is less than pleasant…

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Amtrak Continues Next Phase of New York Penn Station Infrastructure Renewal Work

A press release from Amtrak; November 13, 2017 NEW YORK – Amtrak is announcing a series of track renewal projects…

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Long Island Rail Road blames New York Penn Station work for drop in ridership

From News12 Long Island; November 6, 2017 HICKSVILLE – Ridership on the Long Island Rail Road has dropped off steadily…

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Boston: MBTA data shows service worst among carriers

By Matt Stout, Boston Herald; October 12, 2017 More commuter rail trains broke down on the MBTA last year than…

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Albany, New York editorial: Misplaced rail priorities

The Editorial Board, Albany Times-Union; October 11, 2017 THE ISSUE: Politicians too often prefer attention-grabbing projects to maintaining infrastructure. THE…

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New York City: Before Derailments at Penn Station, Competing Priorities Led to Disrepair

By MICHAEL LaFORGIA, The New York Times; October 9, 2017 Amtrak officials knew for years that they would have to…

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