Empire State Passengers Association Lunch & Meeting

A regular meeting of members of the Empire State Passengers Association, your advocates for improved rail service in New York State.

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Regional Rail Working Group Monthly Meeting

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Agenda items for Wednesday’s meeting will include an update on each of these key initiatives: Thru-running at Penn Station Upper Level Loop Alternative for LIRR East Side Access Penn Station-Grand Central connection Rockaway Cut-off – one-seat ride Midtown Manhattan-JFK Airport Lower Manhattan Access Regional Rail Freight plan Intercity rail issues Discussion will focus on thru-running […]

Panel: NYMTC Meeting on New York Transportation

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"Let’s face it, the New York area is unique. It’s one of a handful of communities in the United States that must carefully consider the importance of all modes in transportation planning and programming. Roads, bridges, transit, passenger and freight rail, passenger and freight air service and freight/goods movement are interrelated and equally critical to […]

Urge Congress to Support Amtrak and Passenger Rail

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Here’s a great way to support transit before we head in to another traffic-snarled Memorial Day weekend. H.R. 6003, the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act, is currently in need of co-sponsors in the House (a version has already passed the Senate). The bill "authorizes Amtrak for the five years Fiscal 2008-2012, provides for capital […]