New Yorkers who consume stinky food in the subway and other confined spaces apparently have become such a problem that they’ve been making headlines this weekend.
Metro-North said Sunday that crews made significant progress this weekend in rebuilding 1,500 feet of damaged track. They said they expect to have the second track back in service following Monday’s AM peak service.
The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.
A construction project at a switching complex in Sunnyside, Queens will cause service changes on the LIRR for the next three weeks.
Secy. Anthony Foxx said investing in the nation’s transportation system is the greatest example of what one generation can do for the next.
Starting Thursday, with Hudson River fireworks viewing in mind, NJ TRANSIT will be adding cars that are 37 feet longer to some trains.
For years, there has been talk of a new Metro-North Railroad station on Stamford’s east side, but it looks like a bus link to the downtown station may be what is recommended.
A track issue was likely to blame for a derailment on the Long Island Rail Road that left hundreds of commuters stranded this week, Amtrak announced Wednesday.
The fact that the NTSB has said that it will take a year and a half to issue a probable cause finding for the derailment and crash is outrageous, Sen. Richard Blumenthal told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.
Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and Secaucus Junction are expected to be outfitted with Wi-Fi by the end of the year. The service will eventually be brought to other stations and trains.
Cablevision would provide the equipment to allow passengers to surf the Internet, send and receive e-mail and use other applications.
Five LIRR workers were hurt; three refused medical aid and two others were taken to nearby hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.
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.
Connecticut officials are calling on the federal government to spend more on rail safety and reliability following the Metro-North Railroad derailment and crash near Bridgeport.
The accident came less than two weeks after a train derailed in Bridgeport, injuring more than 70 people and disrupting service for days on the railroad used by tens of thousands of commuters north of New York City.