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December 26, 2013

N.Y. rail corridor receives $18.5M grant

The New York State Department of Transportation will provide the final design and construction of track reconfiguration and replacement and signal system improvements along Amtrak's Empire Corridor.


August 8, 2013

Rochester, N.Y. receives $15M train station grant

The project is one of 47 transportation projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia selected to receive funding under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s highly competitive $500 million TIGER 2012 program.


September 26, 2011

N.Y. awarded nearly $150M for Amtrak corridor

Will upgrade high-speed and intercity passenger rail service on the Empire Corridor to increase capacity and reliability, while reducing delays and travel time on several Amtrak routes, including the Empire Service, Lake Shore Limited, Maple Leaf, Adirondack, and Ethan Allen Express.


August 8, 2011

N.Y. DOT to replace Rochester Amtrak station

The existing Rochester Station, owned by Amtrak, was constructed in 1978 as a temporary facility. The building and platforms are not ADA compliant and have greatly deteriorated in the past decade.


September 10, 2009

NYSDOT receives ARRA funds for rural transit

The $20 million in funding will enable small cities and rural counties to purchase 149 buses, upgrade maintenance facilities, build bus shelters and install signage.


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