Two of the stations designed by the famed architect more than 100 years ago for the old ‘Consolidated’ railroad have a chance to be transformed for new uses.
Before the pandemic, they relied on office workers, who paid up to $500 a month on tickets. At the M.T.A., those sales are down 75 percent.
Elected officials announced deals on funding of a new international terminal at Kennedy Airport and improvements to commuter train service.
About 200 people were rescued from a train near Newark Airport on Wednesday night as heavy rains and flooding shut down major train routes.
Transit agencies in the New York City region are having to reinvent their railroads to adapt to the shift away from going to the office every day.
Our columnist finds that rail companies, both regional systems and Amtrak, are undertaking major coronavirus efforts. But they can’t thoroughly disinfect every seat in every train at every station.
The agency, facing staggering financial losses because of the pandemic, said it would have to reduce subway and bus service by 40 percent.