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Penn Station is Getting a Makeover

Finally! After years of wondering how one could stomach commuting in and out of dingy Penn Station, New Yorkers can take a deep (fresh!) breath knowing that by 2020, Penn Station will be transformed back into its OG status – Moynihan Train Hall. 139 more words


Lawmakers call for New York, New Jersey rail improvements to move full speed ahead

PENN STATION, Manhattan — Federal officials say that progress is being made on the plans to build new rail tunnels under the Hudson River.

Lawmakers from New York and New Jersey told reporters Friday morning that the project is now part of a process that will allow for quicker environmental review and that the project is eligible for federal grants and financing. 93 more words


Cuomo Sees Smoother Commutes, Storm Protection In Bridge And Tunnel Improvement Plan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With LaGuardia being rebuilt and a new Penn Station in the works, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has decided to take aim at the city’s nine MTA bridges and tunnels. 499 more words


Reservations About Penn Station Plan

On October 2, I shared a New York Times post about the proposal for rebuilding Penn Station in NYC.  The article sounded optimistic, but now some people who have scrutinized the plan are questioning whether it’s practical. 16 more words

Freight train derailment in the Bronx impacts Amtrak service; delays up to 90 minutes expected

HUNTS POINT, Bronx — Amtrak service between Penn Station and New Rochelle resumed Wednesday afternoon following a freight train derailment in the Bronx.

No one was injured in the 10:05 a.m. 196 more words


A Plan To Rebuild Penn Station

Most of us never saw the original Pennsylvania Station in New York City.  It was regarded as a highly functional architectural gem when it opened in 1910, but fifty-three years later the station was closed and demolished.   137 more words