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BREAKING NEWS: Metro-North link to Penn Station $2.87B contract set

The project is intended to use Amtrak's existing Hell Gate Line to bring Metro-North trains to four new stations in the east Bronx, and then into Queens where they’ll proceed through an East River tunnel and under Manhattan into Penn Station.

$95M renovation of White Plains Metro-North station complete

Local, county and state officials joined with MTA representatives at the White Plains station on Nov. 1 to formally mark the completion of the project that began in 2018.

MTA completes first phase of new transit-oriented development in Harrison

The 598-space garage will increase parking availability at the station by more than 80%.

MTA completes Third Avenue Bridge renewal project in Mount Vernon

The MTA approved the rehabilitation project for the Third Avenue Bridge in Mount Vernon in December of 2019, and began demolishing the original, 121-year old bridge in April of 2020.

Ambitious $10 billion high-speed rail plan announced in CT; would create...

“We need a massive, likely bi-partisan plan" to fully fund the initiative, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said. “And we need the two Joes – Biden and (U.S. Sen.) Manchin (D-West Virginia) -- to get behind it.”

Metro-North increasing peak service as ridership increases

On June 21, Metro-North will increase peak service on the Harlem, Hudson and New Haven lines to 67% of pre-Covid levels from the current 63%, with plans to up that number to 83% at the end of August.

Federal aid for Metro-North, MTA, urged at Bronxville event

Ridership on Metro-North is still only about 25% of what it was before the pandemic hit, while the number of trains is about 63% of the pre-pandemic schedule.

Metro-North readies 115% service increase for next week

The president of the Metro-North Railroad, Catherine Rinaldi, said that the commuter service is seeing a slow increase in ridership since the start of...

MTA makes major service cuts; Metro-North to run just hourly service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which operates Metro-North Railroad, the Long Island Rail Road, New York City's subways and buses and seven bridges and...

MTA names potential contractors for Metro-North Penn Station Access project

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has named three groups of companies that it determined are qualified to bid for the job of building four new...

MTA approves $10.4M contract for replacement of Mount Vernon’s Third Ave....

The $10.4 million contract is expected to be awarded to John Civetta & Sons Inc.. The replacement of the 119-year-old bridge is expected to take about 18 months.

Catherine Rinaldi named Metro-North president

Rinaldi, who served as acting president since last July, is the sixth person and first woman to serve as Metro-North president.