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 […]
Amtrak cut service during the pandemic, but restoring it has been difficult owing to labor shortages exacerbated by layoffs, retirements and Covid outbreaks among staff.
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 […]