At the beginning of the year it seemed that Crossrail was experiencing something of an information blackout. At a TfL board meeting in late January, the Mayor, its chairman, moved all further discussion about the project into ‘part 2’ (public excluded) at the earliest opportunity. The sound of silence At the more recent Programme and Investment Committee meeting in February the Crossrail progress report must have been the shortest on record. There wasn’t even an attempt to ...
City studying ways to get more New Yorkers on commuter rail lines The city’s Department of Transportation is studying ways to get more New Yorkers to use commuter rail lines and take pressure off of the beleaguered subway system, public documents show. The department has tapped engineering firm AECOM to look at potential changes that would boost ridership on Long Island Rail Road and Metro North lines running within the five boroughs. Reducing fares within city limits, for example, would ...
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