Regional Rail Working Group Monthly Meeting

Agenda items for the September 19, 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

Discussion will continue on the ability of Regional Rail lines to divert peak hour passengers from overcrowded subway lines serving the Bronx and Queens.