When the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reached a federal grant agreement for the East Side Access project in 2006, the agency was optimistic about running Long Island Rail Road trains to Grand Central Terminal as early as December 2013. Now, after years of delays, the project is likely to be pushed back again, according to The Wall Street Journal.
MTA officials are expected to present a new timeline to the MTA board on Monday with expectations that trains might not be running until 2021 or later. Cost projections have also increased, according to the report, to upwards of $10 billion, up from an estimated $8.24 billion as of this time last year.
Apparently it takes a lot longer to sign a development contract when construction is only theoretical, compared with when shovels are ready to hit the ground.
For the second time in three months, and the fourth time in a year and a half, the anticipated contract for the Related Companies to develop the Read More
New York state’s official transportation and travel service, 511NY, recently debuted Twitter feeds for New York–area subway lines and highways that alert commuters to traffic conditions and emergencies.
There are 12 traffic accounts for regions all over the state, including Read More
Perhaps sometime in the last week, you were strolling down a Manhattan street when you looked up to see the image of an attractive blonde reclining on the side of a New York City bus.
Upon closer look, you might notice the patent leather green platforms on her feet, the lacy see-through underpants, the hand Read More