Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Amtrak Demolition Can Proceed

Times-Union: Green light for rail stops
RENSSELAER -- Amtrak and the Capital District Transportation Authority have reached an agreement that will allow the demolition of two abandoned Amtrak station buildings to proceed.

The buildings originally were to have been demolished five months ago, but work was delayed while liability concerns were addressed.

I hope this federal money is still on the table: Times-Union [October 1, 2008]: Rensselaer train station gets federal grant
The federal government will contribute half the cost of design and engineering for a fourth track at Rensselaer Rail Station...
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UPDATE: Times-Union: State rail project priorities listed
Planners will seek $8.25 billion to fund improvements from federal stimulus program

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