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A lawsuit claims the Long Island Rail Road violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it didn’t install elevators at stations planned for infrastructure upgrades.

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Connecticut Department of Transportation officials say construction of an escalator at the Stamford train station has taken almost five years to complete because of complications.

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut asked the federal Transportation secretary Wednesday why the president wants to slash funding for railroad repairs between Boston and Washington, D.C.

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A congestion pricing plan for New York City is likely to pass the State Assembly. A portion of that money could fund Long Island Rail Road and Metro North improvements.

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York has reintroduced a bill that would provide funds to local governments to make grade-level rail crossings safer.