New York
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Ridership:

  • Over 124,000 daily riders or 43% of total New York MTR North (MNR) riders in 2019.

  • Over 237,000 daily riders or 75% of total New York MTR Long Island Railroad (LIRR) riders in 2019

  • Over 6,198,008 Amtrak local riders in 2016.

Economic Impact:

  • In 2016, Amtrak generated over:

    • 6,490 jobs 

    • $326M in earnings for the New York economy

    • $40.8M in tourist spending

    • $3.7M in federal taxes, $1.5M in state taxes, and $2.5M in local taxes from tourist spending

New York Rail Projects that Need
Federal Investments
  • Gateway

    • Hudson Tunnel Project ($13,598,000,000)

    • Penn Station Expansion (TBD)

  • New York Penn Station

    • Reconstruction Master Plan (TBD)

    • NJ TRANSIT Projects ($75,000,000)

  • Moynihan Station ($1,600,000,000)

  • Pelham Bay Bridge Replacement ($496,130,000)

  • Penn Station Access ($1,583,141,445)

  • Harold Interlocking ($1,404,295,860)

  • Sunnyside Yard Facility Improvements ($108,000,000)

  • East River Tunnel

    • Tunnel Proper ($1,153,600,000)

    • Right of Way Infrastructure Improvements ($88,500,000)

  • River-to-River Rail Resiliency Projects ($108,100,000)

Congressional Eye on New York
Rail Infrastructure
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Rep. Jerrold "Jerry" Nadler (D-NY-10)

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Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10)

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Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10)

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Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY-3)

  • Suozzi Delivers Billions In Infrastructure Funding To Long Island, Queens And New York Under Biden’S Build Back Better Agenda (Nov. 6, 2021)

  • Twitter (Nov. 3, 2021)

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Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY-19)