An incident in late December is just one of many in Connecticut, New York City and nationwide in what is an increasing incidence of violence aimed at our mass transit workers.
Americans have been thinking about the safety of our railroads a lot in recent days, and with good reason.
Bridgeport officials may be building a dock, but they don’t have a ferry to operate there.
A number of bills this session would affect our state’s transportation laws — including one on unhelmeted motorcycle fatalities.
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?