In this edition of The Datebook, you’ll find events in Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, Hood River (outside Portland), Chicago, London and New York City.Seattle Made Week
Seattle, WA – October 7-16, 2016 www.seattlemade.org
Enjoy a variety of demos, pop-ups, meet-the-maker events, a fabulous party and a panel discussion about why it all matters. Dozens of producers, manufacturers and shops around the city showcasing the huge variety of products made in Seattle! Events include a Pop Up Shop at West Elm on Sunday, October 16, Seattle Made Brewer’s Night at Flatstick Pub on Thursday, October 13 and the first ever Seattle Made Market, an afternoon of [...]
Passengers aboard Amtrak’s world-famous Adirondack service can experience the splendor of Upstate New York’s fall foliage season in unique fashion when the historic “Great Dome” car returns for a six-week run September 29 through November 1, 2016.
In partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and the National Park Service Trails and Rails program, Amtrak brings its dome car back for this popular annual tradition along one of the most scenic train routes in the world.
The car features an upper level with windows on all sides to provide panoramic views of the changing colors of the trees, sweeping vistas of Lake Champlain and breathtaking [...]
Over 10 million passengers traveled on Amtrak between Boston, New York City and Washington, DC last year, making the route the highest traveled route in the entire Amtrak system. The second busiest route is in Southern California with over 2 million annual passengers. Together, Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and premium Acela Express trains are operating at near capacity on a daily basis.
Amtrak has announced that they are contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service. The contract is part of $2.45 billion that will be invested on the heavily traveled [...]
The airport will be transformed into a single, structurally unified main terminal with expanded transportation access, significantly increased taxiway space and best-in-class passenger amenities.
Construction on the first half will begin upon final approval from the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. That approval is expected in the first part of 2016; the majority of this first half of the project is expected to open to passengers in 2019, with full completion scheduled for approximately 18 months later. The second half of the new unified terminal is expected to be redeveloped by Delta Air Lines, which has indicated strong support for the new [...]