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High-speed rail

Sen. Charles Schumer and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at Hudson Yards - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

LaHood Announces Major Investment In Gateway Rail Tunnel Project

An investment of $185 million is coming to help get Amtrak’s Gateway project rolling, a project that is supposed to create a high-speed rail corridor to alleviate the bottleneck between New York and Newark.

05/30/2013

Penn Station - New York, NY (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

High-Speed Rail Could Come To Northeast Corridor In 2040

The Federal Railroad Administration is considering several options to improve rail service in the heavily-traveled Northeast Corridor.

04/03/2013

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Other States’ Givebacks Could Mean More Money For NY High-Speed Rail

Due to the economy, a number of states have been sending back their federal funds for a high-speed rail, not wanting to match those funds with state money.

11/09/2011

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

New York Gets $354.4 Million For High-Speed Rail Projects

The Big Apple has been granted a chunk of $2 billion that was rejected by the Sunshine State for three projects that will advance New York’s high-speed rail plans.

05/09/2011

Governor M. Jodi Rell (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Rell To Seek More Funds For Conn. Rail Project

Gov. M. Jodi Rell is asking the U.S. Secretary of Transportation for $100 million in additional federal funding for the state’s high-speed rail project.

11/20/2010