New York City: Critics blame scaffold law for East Side Access megaproject’s insurance costs ballooning 557%

By Will Bredderman, Crain’s New York Business; July 30, 2018 Documents from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board meeting last week…

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THEN AND NOW: Photos that show how glamorous traveling on trains used to be

By Zoë Miller, Thisisinsider.com; July 30, 2018 Planes may get you where you’re going more quickly, but there’s something to…

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Smoother, More Reliable Service Coming for Amtrak Northeast Corridor Customers

A press release from Amtrak; July 26, 2018: WASHINGTON – Amtrak is investing $370 million over an estimated three-year period…

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New York: Amtrak Empire Corridor work on schedule

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; July 20, 2018 Amtrak will move the rehabilitated Spuyten Duyvil rail bridge on the Empire…

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Long Island Rail Road begins relocating tracks for Grand Central tunnel in New York City

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; July 19, 2018 Several LIRR trains that had been canceled or rerouted since January because…

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New York: Commuter lawsuit against Long Island Rail Road gains traction

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; July 17, 2018 A judge has cleared a path for a lawsuit filed by a…

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‘Freight NYC’ aims to modernize rail, maritime infrastructure in the Big Apple

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 17, 2018 Yesterday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined federal, state and local…

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New York and New Jersey: Trump administration raises more red flags on Hudson River tunnel project

By Will Bredderman, Crain’s New York Business; July 17, 2018 There’s no tunnel at the end of the light yet.…

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Federal Transit Administration shift on federal loans creates anxiety

By STEPHANIE BEASLEY, With help from Brianna Gurciullo, Lauren Gardner, Tanya Snyder and Alex Guillén, Politico Morning Transportation; July 13,…

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