October 24, 2013
The station opened for business in 1913 as was part of newly elevated right-of-way in Jamaica that did away with street level grade crossings for the first time.
September 19, 2013
The new bus and train hub includes a 32,000 square-foot building that will be a center for local and regional buses as well as passenger rail, taxi and shuttle service.
June 26, 2013
Includes two new platforms; a parking lot with long-term parking for Amtrak patrons; an improved pedestrian underpass and enhanced passenger amenities, creating a modernized train station for Amtrak Cascades, Sound Transit commuter rail, and King County Metro Transit Bus customers.
April 18, 2013
The Franklin Street Station, which served as the main station for the Reading Railroad Co. starting in 1929, saw its last train depart in 1981 and stood in disrepair for more than three decades.
March 19, 2013
The two-year, $66.5 million project breathed new life into the unique subway station that serves the 2 and 5 lines a link to two major Bronx attractions — the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Gardens.
February 22, 2013
The new customer service assistant positions will aid rail station customers in a variety of ways, from answering questions and helping customers with disabilities to handling or reporting problems with station equipment and facilities.
February 20, 2013
Construction is expected to start in May and be done by year's end. The city is negotiating final agreements with the Metropolitan Council, which operates the three-year-old commuter line.
December 19, 2012
The university planning board okays a proposed Arts and Transit neighborhood plan that will include a new train station, the renovation of the existing rail station and infrastructure improvements.
November 28, 2012
Officials reviewed infrastructure for flood mitigation, but more preventive measures may not have helped because of the age and location of the station.
October 24, 2012
The station is part of the city's Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown Light Rail Transit system, a project that will connect riders from Black Creek Drive to Scarborough City Center.
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