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Construction to Cause Gridlock at JFK Airport This Summer

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced new measures to help passengers navigate construction-related traffic delays in getting to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport’s airline terminals this summer. A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies while the airport’s $19 billion transformation project, including an […]

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Blade to Fly Guests Via Helicopter From NY to Atlantic City

Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City will be flying guests by helicopter from New York in style all summer long, through a partnership BLADE. The helicopter service will offer nonstop air travel from New York City directly to Ocean’s distinctive rooftop helipad in Atlantic City along the Jersey Shore. “We are pleased to be partnering […]

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Metro-North Completes Maintenance Project at Croton Hub

Governor Kathy Hochul announced the completion of upgrades to MTA Metro-North Railroad’s vital maintenance and operations hub at Croton-on-Hudson, NY, which employs 1,200 people. With the opening of this new 400,000 square foot facility, known as the Harmon Shop, Metro-North will be able to maintain train reliability and meet the maintenance needs of its operations […]

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$13.7 Million Pavement Project Begins on I-90 in Herkimer County

The NYS Thruway Authority has begun a $13.7 million pavement improvement project on the Thruway (I-90) in Herkimer and Montgomery Counties. The project includes full and partial depth repairs as well as the resurfacing of approximately 50 lane miles located between exit 29 (Canajoharie – Sharon Springs – NY Route 10) and exit 29A (Little […]

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Amtrak Selling Tickets for NYC-Pittsfield Train This Summer

Amtrak, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), has begun selling tickets for the Berkshire Flyer, the seasonal summer passenger rail service that operates between New York City from Moynihan Train Hall and Pittsfield, MA. The service, which began as a successful pilot in 2022, […]

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MTA Approves Congestion Pricing for Lower Manhattan

Following a robust public comment period in which the MTA received 25,600 written comments and heard from 386 speakers at four public hearings, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board, in its capacity as the board of the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, has approved Central Business District toll rates by a vote of 11 to […]

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Paving to Begin on Thruway in Ulster, Greene Counties

Governor Kathy Hochul announced the start of a $21.3 million infrastructure improvement project on the Thruway (I-87) in Ulster and Greene counties. The project includes full and partial depth repairs, along with pavement resurfacing on a 15.5-mile section of I-87 from milepost 93.8 to milepost 109.3, between exit 19 (Kingston – NY Route 28 – […]

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Construction Begins on Sullivan County Airport Terminal

Governor Kathy Hochul announced that construction has begun on a project to modernize the Sullivan County International Airport and create a state-of-the-art gateway that will fuel economic growth and foster increased tourism for the entire Catskill Region. The project, which was awarded $18.5 million from the Governor’s $230 million Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization […]

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MTA Had Near Perfect On-Time Records in February

Governor Kathy Hochul announced a record number of Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad trains operated on time in February. Metro-North Railroad had the best month in its history on East of Hudson service with a nearly perfect on-time performance of 99.3 percent on Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines. Metro-North was able to […]

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Amtrak Adding New Trains From Penn Station to DC

Amtrak is increasing Northeast Regional service to provide additional travel options throughout the East Coast. This includes four additional weekday roundtrips and two new weekend roundtrips between Moynihan Train Hall at New York Penn Station (NYP) and Washington Union Station (WAS), and a new weekday morning departure from William H. Gray III 30th Street Station (PHL) […]

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Port Authority Opens $47 Million Station House in Harrison, NJ

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey marked the completion of a new $47.2 million station house at the Harrison, NJ stop on the PATH commuter rail in the latest step toward the Port Authority’s multi-facility modernization of the regional transit hub. The newly built 3,200-square-foot station house features an elevator; a public […]

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Terminal One at JFK Names New CEO

QUEENS, NY — The New Terminal One at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport announced Jennifer Aument as its incoming CEO, set to assume the role on April 1, 2024. The New Terminal One is currently under construction with its first gates scheduled to open in 2026, in partnership with the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, as part […]

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NYS Thruway Southbound Near New Paltz to Close Saturday Night

The New York State Thruway Authority announced that the southbound lanes of the Thruway (I-87) from exit 18 in New Paltz to exit 17 in Newburgh will fully shut down to all traffic at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, for at least 12 hours so contractors can safely remove the damaged Brookside Road overpass over […]

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Newark Airport Celebrates First Anniversary of Terminal A Completion

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey last week celebrated the first year of passenger service at Newark Liberty International Airport’s new Terminal A as the new terminal served 15 million passengers during its first year, which was 5 million more travelers handled any year by the 50-year-old outmoded terminal it replaced. The […]

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Governor Declares State of Emergency for Western NY Storm

Governor Kathy Hochul has declared a State of Emergency ahead of potentially dangerous and life-threatening blizzard-like conditions forecasted to impact communities along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. Areas adjacent to both lakes are forecast to be impacted by strong winds with gusts up to 70 mph that will likely cause power outages, freezing cold wind […]