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October 31, 2012

U.S. DOT releases $17M in Hurricane Sandy emergency relief

Represents 100% of the state-requested funds — $10 million from New York, $3 million from Rhode Island and $4 million from North Carolina. Requests from these states are the first to arrive at the U.S. DOT and represent the first installment of federal-aid highway funds to help repair roads, bridges and tunnels in these two states.


December 14, 2011

Canadian coach, trucking cos. settle collision lawsuit

The bus was carrying a Canadian youth hockey team from Windsor, Ontario, when it swerved off Interstate 390 about 30 miles south of Rochester and slammed into the truck parked on the side of the highway on Jan. 29, 2005.


September 1, 2011

Driver in fatal N.Y. bus crash indicted

Ophadell Williams, the World Wide Travel driver in a bus accident that killed 15 people has been indicted on multiple counts of manslaughter.


April 8, 2011

N.Y. high-speed rail project wins additional $3.3M

State will add track and rail capacity in the congested Upstate New York area, advancing the state's high-speed intercity passenger rail program.


July 30, 2010

N.Y. HSR awarded $727K in federal funds

The money will provide Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility upgrades, reconstruction of the ticket counter, installation of a passenger Information Display System and platform repairs.


April 12, 2010

Web Extra: Syracuse to build $4.3M 'green' transportation center

The facility includes a public bus stop for the Central New York Regional Transportation Authority's (Centro) Connective Corridor bus loop, a Syracuse University, City of Syracuse and State of New York partnership making modern and convenient transportation available to connect the University and the city's cultural sites.


February 8, 2010

HMM providing construction mgmt. for MNR project

HMM will be assisted by two sub-consultants — Hill International Inc., and A.G. Consulting Engineering, P.C.


April 8, 2009

Nova Bus completes N.Y. facility

The first laydown in the plant took place in late March and a 90-day period is scheduled to ensure proper plant ramp up. By the end of 2009, the daily production rate will be two vehicles per day, with the first customer deliveries taking place this fall.


April 6, 2009

N.Y. exempts motorcoaches from tax

ABA spent more than a year to elevate awareness among lawmakers of the important role the motorcoach, tour and travel industries play in contributing to New York tourism revenue.


February 17, 2009

Amtrak offers lower fares on Acela Express

Now available for purchase, Acela Business class tickets will be priced as low as $99 between Washington, D.C., and New York, and $79 between New York and Boston.


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