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Amtrak Calls on City Leaders to Speak Up for Gateway Project

May 22, 2015
By Marc Bussanich

New York, NY—Anthony Coscia, Chairman of the Board at Amtrak, said at the recent Trans-Hudson Summit that to start construction on the Gateway Project New York’s political leaders and opinion makers need to start making some noise to make the project a priority. 

ATU Advocates for Fully-Funded MTA Capital Plan

May 21, 2015
By Mark Henry, President/ Business Agent, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)  1056,* and  Chair, ATU NYS Legislative Conference Board

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) joined with labor, elected officials, advocates and business at an Albany rally, Tuesday, May 12, supporting a fully funded MTA Plan. 

New Investments in Infrastructure Needed to Expand Trans-Hudson Crossings

May 20, 2015
By Marc Bussanich

New York, NY—The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey’s director of planning recently said at a transportation conference in Lower Manhattan that mass transit use across the Hudson River crossings into Manhattan have allowed the city to accommodate 400,000 more people, but all that is at stake without major new investments in a rail tunnel and bus infrastructure.

Will Port Authority Sell Assets to Private Sector to Build Trans-Hudson Tunnel?

May 19, 2015
By Marc Bussanich 

New York, NY—It may have to, according to a panel of transportation experts that gathered in Lower Manhattan recently to figure out how is the region going to finance new trans-Hudson capacity to replace an aging, 104-year old rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey.  

Bronx Pol Says New Metro-North Stations is Game Changer

May 18, 2015
By Marc Bussanich 

Bronx, New York—Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo said during Bronx Week that the construction of four new Metro-North rail stations would bring long overdue rail transportation options to Bronx residents in the eastern Bronx.

Reject Mayor's Sham Study and Horse Carriage Ban

May 18, 2015
By George Miranda

NEW YORK, NY –This review needs to be unbiased. It is not just the law, it is only fair to the 300 immigrant families who will lose everything if their jobs are taken away.

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