Skip to Content
Streetsblog New York City home
Streetsblog New York City home
Log In
Events

Regional Rail Working Group Monthly Meeting

12:35 AM EDT on August 13, 2007

The monthly meeting of the Regional Rail Working Group.

A key topic for discussion will be a presentation by Joe Clift of his analysis of the ability of Regional Rail lines serving the Bronx and Queens to divert peak hour passengers from overcrowded subway lines.

Agenda items for the August 15, 2007, meeting will include a quick update on each of these key initiatives:

    • Through-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

The key discussion item will be the ability of Regional Rail lines to divert peak hour passengers from overcrowded subway lines serving the Bronx and Queens.

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog New York City

Con Edison Cons Its Way Out of Paying Traffic Tickets

The massive energy company is bilking the city of tens of thousands of dollars in potential camera-issued traffic violations by obscuring its trucks’ license plates.

March 1, 2024

West Side Glory: State Begins the Process of Reimagining a True NYC Car Sewer

The state DOT will study the West Side Highway for "potential enhancements ... including [for] pedestrians and cyclists." West Side officials are cheering!

March 1, 2024

Friday’s Headlines: Closing the Bike Share Black Hole Edition

Council Member Lincoln Restler has negotiated with local religious leaders to add Citi Bike docks to south Williamsburg. Plus other news.

March 1, 2024

Manhattan Pol Upset at Delayed Rollout of Electrified Citi Bike Docks

"I urge the Department of Transportation and Con Edison to expedite the electrification of [Citi Bike] stations," Erik Bottcher wrote to the colossuses of conveyance and current last Friday.

February 29, 2024
See all posts