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STV promotes McIntyre to sr. VP

Rail| March 10, 2017

He has been a central figure in the design and construction of some of the New York region’s most transformative passenger transportation initiatives, including the World Trade Center Transportation Hub and AirTrain JFK.

Profile: Chris Pangilinan, Program Director at TransitCenter

Accessibility| February 9, 2017

When Chris Pangilinan was a little kid, riding in the backseat of his family’s station wagon, the red stoplights annoyed him. “I would think, Why is this so inefficient? Why do we have to stop all the time?” he recalls...

Rail| December 20, 2016

Artwork for NYC's Second Avenue Subway stations unveiled

The largest permanent public art installation in New York history creates a new museum underground and celebrates the work of legendary artists, including large-scale portraits by Chuck Close.

Rail| December 20, 2016

[Photos] Artwork from New York City's Second Avenue Subway

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled on December 19, 2016, the largest permanent public art installation in New York State history in conjunction with the grand opening of Phase I of the Second Avenue Subway, which marks the city’s first major expansion project in more than 50 years. The "underground museum" features works by various artists, including large-scale portraits by Chuck Close of cultural figures such as Philip Glass, Lou Reed, Kara Walker and Cindy Sherman.

Rail| December 14, 2016

N.Y.'s Second Avenue subway to open on time, Gov. Cuomo says

Inaugural ride will take place on New Year's Eve, with revenue service beginning at noon on January 1st.

Rail| November 16, 2016

Metro-North Railroad to receive up to 94 M8 cars for New Haven Line

The new cars will come outfitted with security cameras and positive train control equipment when they are delivered to the railroad.

Rail| October 12, 2016

Amtrak upgrades Penn Station NY with new passenger info displays

The new PIDS communicates train status, origin and destination stations, boarding gate and other information and features bright, new LCD displays which are easier to read and synchronize audio and visual messaging in the station.

Management & Operations| October 6, 2016

Recognized transit architect joins HNTB

Thomas Grassi's experience included leading the reconstruction and restoration of the World Trade Center’s transit facilities immediately following 9/11.

Rail| May 18, 2016

[Video] Brooklyn Queens Connector: Streetcar Project

The BQX, New York City’s first new rail system since the subway began service more than a century ago, is a new, state-of-the-art street car system being planned by the City of New York. The BQX will be efficient and emissions-free and it will run on tracks flush with the existing roadway. Without relying upon overhead catenary wires or underground power sources, it will also be resilient against major weather and flood events. BQX trains will be ADA accessible and will accommodate bicycle parking.

 

To learn more visit www.bqx.nyc

Management & Operations| December 2, 2015

New York ranks best city for public transit in 2016

New York’s Transit Score ranking by Walk Score® increased 2.9 points to 84.1 from 81.2 in the last published ranking in 2014.

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