Government Transportation

MTA Begins New Service to Grand Central Madison

Governor Kathy Hochul, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer and MTA Chair and CEO Janno Lieber, along with federal and local elected officials [photo above] celebrated the official opening of Grand Central Madison with full Long Island Rail Road service beginning Monday, February 27. The new schedules provide increased service levels by a historic 41 percent […]

News Transportation

Amtrak Revamping 7th Avenue Entrance at Penn Station

NEW YORK — Amtrak has begun work on revamping the 7th Avenue and 32nd Street entrance at New York Penn Station, taking advantage of adjacent private investments to improve the customer experience in this busy station entrance. The project will add an elevator to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance and ease the path of […]

News Transportation

American Express Adds Pay Later Feature With Delta Airlines

NEW YORK — American Express has added Plan It, American Express’ on-card buy now, pay later feature, as a checkout option for Delta Airlines tickets on With this update, American Express U.S. Consumer Card Members can now choose from the available Plan It options while booking Delta travel. According to an American Express survey, […]

Airlines Government Transportation

Governor Celebrates Opening of LaGuardia Terminal B

Governor Kathy Hochul celebrated this week the completion of new facilities at LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, marking a major milestone in the terminal’s $4 billion transformation. The completion and the opening of LaGuardia Terminal B’s western skybridge, and the opening in December of Terminal B’s second concourse, means that every arriving and departing passenger at […]

Government Transportation

Phase Two of Second Avenue Subway Moves Forward

NY Governor Kathy Hochul and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that the Second Avenue Subway expansion project that would extend the Second Avenue line to 125th St in East Harlem has moved to the Engineering phase of the project timeline. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed by President Biden in November provided $23 billion […]


NYC Subway Returns to 24-Hour Service

The New York City subway system has returned to full 24-hour service as of Monday morning for the first time in over a year. On May 6th, 2020 the subway system had been closed nightly from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. for enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of the subway due to coronavirus. On February 22, […]


Amtrak Offers Free Food to Top Customers at Moynihan Train Hall

NEW YORK – Amtrak’s best customers can now get free food and beverages in the Metropolitan Lounge at the newly opened Moynihan Train Hall in New York City. The lounge is available only for Amtrak Guest Rewards Select Executive and Select Plus members, Acela First Class and private room customers and Single-Day Pass holders, with same-day reservations. With […]

Airlines Transportation

JetBlue to Serve Four New Cities Including Miami, Key West

NEW YORK — JetBlue plans to introduce service to four all-new destinations as part of a broader plan to add 24 new nonstop routes in the first half of 2021. Between February and June, JetBlue will launch flights for the first time in Miami; Key West, FL.; Guatemala City; and Los Cabos, Mexico. Nine of […]


New Moynihan Train Hall to Open New Year’s Day

Amtrak will celebrate the grand opening of Moynihan Train Hall in midtown to passengers on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2021. Located directly across the street on Eighth Avenue from the current Amtrak home of Penn Station, Moynihan Hall is located in the Farley Post Office Building and named after the late New York senator […]


Amtrak Unveils Refurbished Waiting Area at Penn Station

NEW YORK — Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT said it has completed the first phase of a remodeling of the Ticketed Waiting Area for passengers at New York Penn Station. The space opened for customers Monday at the Amtrak Concourse on the Upper Level and 8th Avenue side of the Station. As part of the refresh, customers […]