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Cuomo’s Vision for Revamped Penn Station: New Home for Amtrak and L.I.R.R.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo presented a plan that would create a train hall in the James A. Farley Building on the west side of Eighth Avenue by 2020, while renovating the passageways at Penn Station.

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$2.4 Billion Subway Stop Was Leaking Before It Opened

As the Metropolitan Transportation Authority investigates what went wrong at the $2.4 billion station, a contractor’s lawsuit faults a type of concrete that lines the waterproofing system.

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High Line Is Expected to Help a Chelsea Site It Hurt Decades Ago

The owners of the building, a warehouse complex in West Chelsea, hope to capitalize on the popularity of the High Line park, which attracts millions of people and has transformed the area.

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To Save Money on Building Rail, Spend Money on Marketing Buses

To Save Money on Building Rail, Spend Money on Marketing Buses - NYTimes.com

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A Sensible Makeover for the Ford Foundation

The 2,535-square-foot presidential suite will be among the amenities sacrificed when the foundation’s Manhattan headquarters are renovated to meet building codes.

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‘It Is a Piece of Penn Station’: An Exiting Departures Board Inspires Strong Emotions

A sign announcing Amtrak and New Jersey Transit trains will be replaced by…

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New York Today: Architecture for All

Wednesday: Architecture and design month, a frigid commute, and artists dressed as buildings.

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Cuomo Wants Elevated Train Link Built to Ill-Served La Guardia Airport

The train, which would connect with the No. 7 subway line and the Long Island Rail Road, would be the first mass transit link to the Queens airport.

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Amtrak’s Answer for Aging Acela Fleet: 160 M.P.H. Trains

The railroad service is getting a $2.45 billion federal loan to buy 28…

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An Unneighborly Building That Hums With Lifesaving Capacity

From its extraterrestrial presence to its security-state name, PSAC II, New York’s new emergency answering center, is not neighborly. But you’ll be glad it’s there.