News & Commentary

Amtrak and Regional Authority Release Study Examining the Scranton – New York Corridor

March 23, 2023 A two-year analysis of potential rail service between Scranton and New York City estimates the service could carry more than 470,000 riders annually.

ESPA Testifies At 2023 Transportation Budget Hearing

February 17, 2023 ESPA Executive Director Steve Strauss testified before the Joint NYS Senate & Assembly Transportation Budget Hearing on Monday, February 6, 2023.

LIRR Service to Grand Central Madison Inaugurated

January 27, 2023 East Side Access is done, with the new commuter rail station, located below Grand Central Terminal now open.

Construction On Livingston Avenue Bridge To Start In 2023

December 21, 2022 The project has cleared a key federal environmental hurdle, allowing DOT to move into the final design phase of the project.

Grand Central Madison to Open with Shuttle Service from Jamaica

December 19, 2022 The Long Island Rail Road will introduce special Grand Central Direct service to Grand Central Madison.