Today is the RSVP deadline for the upcoming meeting of the Empire State Passengers Association in Schnectady.
and the National Association of Railroad Passengers, Region II Confirmed Speakers: Rick Harnish, Executive Director, Midwest High Speed Rail Association Ross B. Capon, Executive Director, National Association of Railroad Passengers Other guests from Amtrak, the State and the rail industry have been invited.
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 […]
The Durst Organization presents … Making the ConnectionMoving Forward on Regional Rail The Case for Regional Rail Presented by the Institute for Rational Urban Mobility, Inc. 4 passenger railroads Serving 3 states Operating from 2 great stations Can be forged into 1 regional rail network Reception Featuring Special Guest Theodore W. Kheel, President, Nurture New […]
"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 […]
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 […]