The Garden had requested to operate at the site in perpetuity. The city planning commission recommended a 15-year extension.
Work on the Harold Interlocking switching complex in Queens begins Monday and will continue through Aug. 16.
Some filthy restrooms in the NJ TRANSIT concourse at Penn Station have yet to be scratched off the “to-do” list for upgrades.
The train derailment that left tracks damaged and passengers stranded on the Long Island Rail Road last week was the fourth to make headlines in the Tri-State Area in a period of a month. An expert has weighed in on what might be causing the problems.
At long last, a “near-normal” commute was expected Wednesday, in the wake of a derailment that damaged tracks and switches.
A Long Island Rail Road train headed to Hempstead derailed early Monday evening just after leaving Penn Station.
The four firms took very different approaches, but each would make the new Penn Station more than just a station stop – variously proposing a spa, a theater, promenades, parks, apartments, and office spaces to go with it.
Starting Friday afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road will be running its new express service to the east end of the island.
Transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday morning as the manhunt continued for the second suspect in the marathon bombings.
Trains will depart from Penn Station at 4:07 p.m. on Fridays and run nonstop to Westhampton. From there, the train will continue eastward, making stops at Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Montauk.
There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.
As authorities continue to probe the bombings that hit the Boston Marathon a day earlier, some runners from the Tri-State Area who took part in the race told their stories of survival on Tuesday.
Stringer said three times more people commute through Penn Station today than when MSG was first approved in 1963. He is calling on the Garden to move in the next 10 years to allow Penn Station to expand.
The LIRR said it is canceling seven trains during the evening rush hour. It will also end one of the trains at Jamaica.
Crews are still working to remove four cars of the derailed train and repair the damaged track, which is one of the four main tracks between Penn Station and Jamaica.