As a friend put it in social media, the new Grand Central Madison “proves we CAN build great things (in the U.S.).” Yeah… a decade late and 400% over budget.
Since April the Council has asked for data on on-time performance by station, when Shore Line East service would be fully restored, and more. Bupkis.
AmeriStarRail LLC claims to have $5.5 billion ready to spend on a fleet of high-speed trains built by the same company Amtrak is using for the new Acela train sets.
Imagine Washington to New York air shuttles being legislated out of existence. Imagine Amtrak offering cheaper, but still high-speed, options.
Canceled during the pandemic, the railroad has been dragging its heels in returning this important passenger amenity.
Today’s transportation planners need to understand the achievements — and failures — of Robert Moses.
The new station will mean some New Haven line trains will be able to terminate at Penn Station instead of Grand Central, saving some time.
The state Department of Transportation, our bus companies and commuter railroads are getting ready for winter. But there are challenges ahead.
With Metro-North’s parent agency facing a fiscal cliff, hikes in commuter rail fares seem likely in the near future.
Garrett Eucalitto, DOT’s current deputy commissioner, is a self-described “policy nerd,” not a Metro-North or highways guy.
Why can’t Amtrak add more cars to its trains to carry the extra loads, earn some badly needed revenue and help people make their holiday journey?
Charging up a Tesla costs about $14 and can take you maybe 300 miles. But that’s based on current electric rates. But they’re going up, way up.
Imagine replacing the George Washington Bridge, in-place, while handling thousands of cars and trucks each day. The railroad equivalent of that is still underway in South Norwalk, replacing what’s known as the Walk Bridge.
Full buses, half-empty trains, wider airline seats and other items of transportation interest from land, sea and air.
Do you remember PEOPLExpress Airlines? How about NorthEast? Or Mohawk?