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Long Island commuters were surprised Thursday morning by the opening of a new concourse at Penn Station.

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Communities along Connecticut’s southeastern shore want faster, reliable train service to D.C, New York and Boston – but not if it skips their local train stations. A proposed federal plan for high speed rail would do just that.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

In a plea from one New Yorker to another, Governor Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., urged President Donald Trump to help what he called a “crisis” at Penn Station. 

Commuters Brace For Penn Station Repairs

May 3, 2017
Mary Altaffer / AP

Amtrak’s preliminary plan for track repairs at Penn Station may shut down two tracks at a time for six weeks this summer.

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A fiscal watchdog group is questioning New York’s century-old prevailing wage law for construction workers, saying it unnecessarily costs taxpayers billions of dollars a year in added expenses for big road, bridge, and other projects.