News & Commentary

New York State Senate Public Hearing on High Speed Rail

February 3, 2024 Public Hearing to examine passenger rail within New York State, the “90B” rail improvement plan adopted by the State Department of Transportation, areas for service improvement, and the possible adoption of high-speed rail.

Mobility-on-Demand Service at the Albany-Rensselaer Rail Station

February 3, 2024 The CDTA officially inaugurated their FLEX+ mobility-on-demand service at the Albany-Rensselaer Rail Station on Monday (01/29)

ESPA Testifies At 2024 NYS Transportation Budget Hearing

January 24, 2024 ESPA's Executive Director Steve Strauss testified at the Joint Legislative Public Hearing regarding the proposed 2024 Executive Budget Proposal for Transportation on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.

New State “Infrastructure Hub” Website

January 9, 2024 features an interactive map highlighting key infrastructure projects underway.

Seldom Willing: A Novel of Railroading

December 17, 2023 A novel focused on the North American freight railroad industry of the late-1970s, an uncertain time of great change within the struggling industry.