PATH Ridership Sets Record in July

Average weekday ridership throughout the PATH system in July reached a record 298,000 passengers, a 9.2-percent increase over the previous year. This was the highest average weekday ridership for any month since the Port Authority took over the rail line in 1962. Six percent of the weekday increase consisted of NJ Transit ticket holders cross-honored …

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Amtrak Moving Some Trains to Grand Central

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Amtrak announced that select Empire Service trains serving Upstate NY will operate to and from Grand Central Terminal while Penn Station undergoes repairs beginning this month. In coordination with New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), three roundtrip Empire Service trains (six total trains) will operate between Albany-Rensselaer and Grand Central Terminal during the renewal …

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Shimano Bike to Launch NYC Popup Store

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Shimano is launching its first-ever popup store in NYC this summer at 473 W. Broadway in Manhattan. You can be one of the first to test ride a soon to be released bicycle from several different U.S. and EU manufacturers that are built with Shimano’s new component systems, METREA, ALFINE or STEPS, at Shimano’s new …

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Circle Line Cruises Adds 2 New Ships

Special guest Brooke Shields christened Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises' new vessels at a June 13th ceremony, which featured Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo (PRNewsfoto/Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises)

NEW YORK — New York Cruise Lines, parent company of Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, is adding two new ships to their fleet with the addition of the Empire Class of sightseeing vessels from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises is operating the new fleet from Manhattan’s Pier 83 at West 42nd Street. The …

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New Goethals Bridge Opening This Weekend

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The 89-year-old Goethals Bridge connecting New Jersey and Staten Island via I-278 will close to drivers at 10 p.m. Friday.  Workers will then reconfigure access approach lanes so the new replacement Goethals Bridge can open in stages on Saturday and Sunday. The first of the new bridge’s two spans will open to New York-bound traffic …

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NY Ferry Starting Service to Red Hook, Bay Ridge

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NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, joined by elected officials, community residents and leaders, announced the launch of the NYC Ferry route to South Brooklyn. Beginning Thursday, June 1, at 6:30 a.m., the route will connect residents and workers from Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, Red Hook, Brooklyn Bridge Park and Lower Manhattan, and shorten commutes for …

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Redeveloped GW Bus Station Opens Tuesday

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Beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, the George Washington Bridge Bus Station (GWBBS) will relocate most bus operations to their permanent locations in the redeveloped facility. The GW Bus Station is located on a two-block site in the Washington Heights area of upper Manhattan. The station, which features a direct link to the …

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