RSVP Deadline for Jan. 20 Empire State Passengers Association Meeting

Today is the RSVP deadline for the upcoming meeting of the Empire State Passengers Association in Schnectady.

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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 […]

Advocates Continue Pricing Push

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With all eyes on the governor’s Fifth Avenue apartment, congestion pricing supporters are nevertheless soldiering on. The Empire State Transportation Alliance is one of several groups in Albany today, trying to get lawmakers’ attention despite what has been described as a "surreal" atmosphere. [Insert "Yeah, and?" joke here.] From an ESTA media release: Principals underscored […]