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2012-11-28 08:20:54

DALLAS, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BoltBus, a bus line focused on providing exceptional service, luxury and convenience at an amazingly low price, today announced it will launch non-stop service between Long Island, N.Y., and New York City on Dec. 10, with 14 daily round trips. Tickets are now available for purchase at BoltBus.com. To celebrate the launch, all seats on this route are priced at $1 for travel Dec. 10-17. "We are pleased to offer commuters this express route between Long...

2011-12-20 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan, the largest Transit advertising company in North America, has successfully won the exclusive right to sell Amtrak's media from New York to Washington D.C. The new contract begins January 1, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111220/NY25297 ) The Amtrak footprint includes station dominations in Washington D.C.'s Union Station, Penn Station in Baltimore, 30th Street Station Philadelphia and Penn Station in New York City....

2011-08-22 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bounce TV (http://bouncetv.com), continuing its rapid growth into cities around the country, today announced the addition of Philadelphia and Kansas City to its expanding list of markets. The first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans launching September 26 will be seen in the Philadelphia area on Lenfest Broadcasting LLC's WMCN-TV and on Meredith Local Media Group's KSMO-TV in Kansas City. The two new affiliation...

2010-10-19 14:40:00

Project Promises Long-Term Boost for Pennsylvania's Economy GREENCASTLE, Pa., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Governor Edward G. Rendell today joined the chief executive of Norfolk Southern Corp. to mark the start of construction for a $95 million intermodal yard, a critical public-private partnership that will help support tens of thousands of jobs for Pennsylvania over the next decade. Last August, Governor Rendell announced that the commonwealth will invest $45 million in the...

2010-09-30 11:16:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Chairman of the Congressional Urban Caucus and Pennsylvania's senior member on the House Appropriations Committee, issues the following statement about Amtrak's plan to build a high speed rail line in the Northeast Region. "I commend Amtrak for its bold vision to build a high speed rail line along the Northeast Corridor. This $117 billion, 30-year plan will dramatically reduce travel times between Washington,...

2010-07-23 15:49:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than three months after seeking proposals from interested parties to design, operate and maintain a major new marine terminal in South Philadelphia, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today the shortlist of teams that will continue in the solicitation process developing a public-private partnership that is expected to bring millions of dollars of investment to the region. One of the teams selected was a consortium comprising...

2010-05-12 15:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major initiative to boost economic growth and job opportunities, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, working closely with the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, is seeking proposals from interested parties to design, operate and maintain "Southport," a major new marine terminal in South Philadelphia, along the Delaware River. The project will be a public-private partnership, expected to...

2010-04-28 17:33:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement upon announcement that the senior lenders to the Philadelphia Newspapers have submitted the highest bid and will assume ownership of the papers: "I applaud the valiant effort of Gerry Lenfest, David Haas, the Perelmans, Bill Graham and others as they joined with Brian Tierney to try and keep Philadelphia's two daily newspapers in local ownership and control. "Congratulations...

2009-04-19 15:49:01

The Civil War Museum of Philadelphia is in limbo after Pennsylvania officials reneged on promised capital funding, an official says. Museum President Sharon A. Smith said the museum had expected to move into the Independence National Historical Park. But, he said, Gov. Ed Rendell hasn't come through with promised funding and the museum has lost its deal for a spot in the historical park, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday. The museum, a fixture in the city for 88 years, has already...

2009-04-03 10:00:00

Details Stimulus, Other Regional Transportation Projects Planned This Year ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than $9.3 million in stimulus funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will help Elizabethtown Borough refurbish and improve customer amenities in a 97-year-old Amtrak station serving more than 80,000 passengers, PennDOT Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E., announced today. "The Elizabethtown Amtrak station project illustrates that stimulus funds...