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As part of the East Side Access megaproject, the MTA is building a new concourse for the Long Island Rail Road under Grand Central Terminal. This photo shows progress as of October 2013. (credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Patrick Cashin)

Completion, Cost Revised For East Side Access Project

Completion of the long-awaited project to link the Long Island Rail Road into Grand Central Terminal may now be 2023 and cost $10.7 billion.

01/28/2014

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy in Manhattan. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

MTA Gets $886 Million In Federal Sandy Aid

About $535 million of the funding will go toward repairs of three tunnels under the river badly damaged in the Oct. 2012 storm — the Montague, Steinway and Greenpoint.

01/24/2014

An A train is seen rolling through the Rockaways - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

After Seven Months, A Train Subway Service Resumes In Rockaways

After seven months of limited service and an estimated $650 million in hurricane damage, regular service on the A train is rolling through the Rockaways.

05/30/2013

Flooding damage caused by Sandy at the South Ferry station (credit: MTA New York City Transit / David Henly)

Old South Ferry Subway Station To Reopen

Starting next month, the end of the the line for the 1 train will again be South Ferry.

03/08/2013

Artist rendering of trans-Hudson tunnel platform extension at Penn Station. (Credit: NJ Transit & Port Authority)

NJ Transit Approves Settlement Over Canceled Trans-Hudson Tunnel Project

The settlement will pay the federal government $95 million for the Hudson River rail project that Gov. Chris Christie scrapped nearly a year ago.

10/05/2011

Photo/Al Jones

Feds: Long-Delayed 2nd Avenue Subway Project May Not Be Done Until 2018

The $4 billion Second Avenue subway project might not be completed until 2018 — about 16 months later than the Metropolitan Transportation Authority had planned, according to a new government report.

08/23/2011

Artist rendering of trans-Hudson tunnel platform extension at Penn Station. (Credit: NJ Transit & Port Authority)

Legal Costs Over Trans-Hudson Tunnel Project Funds Tops $1 Million

Governor Chris Christie’s legal battle with the federal government over whether the state owes $271 million for abandoning a train tunnel under the Hudson has so far cost the state more than a $1 million.

05/30/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Gov. Christie Vows To Fight $271M Trans-Hudson Tunnel Bill In Court

Christie abandoned the project last fall, citing escalating costs. He noted potential overruns of $2 billion to $5 billion, which he said the state couldn’t afford.

05/04/2011

Rail tunnel under the Hudson River. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Feds: NJ Must Repay $271M For Scrapped Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnel

The Federal Transit Administration has ruled that NJ must repay the feds the entire $271 million it spent on early design and engineering work for a NJ-NY train tunnel that Gov. Chris Christie scrapped.

04/29/2011

N.J. Sen. Stephen Sweeney (credit: NJLegDistrict3.com)

NJ Dem Leader Fears Fallout From Tunnel Bill Fight

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney worries that New Jersey could lose out on $128 million the federal government offered to credit back to help ease traffic jams once the state pays in full.

01/28/2011

Gov. Chris Christie

Feds Say NJ Governor Knew Risk Of Tunnel

Federal Transportation Department documents show New Jersey Transit sought a new Early System Work Agreement in January to speed up the project.

12/10/2010

Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Law Firm Hired To Fight Hudson Tunnel Tab

New Jersey Transit’s Board of Directors on Thursday was set to consider whether to hire a Washington, D.C., law firm. Patton Boggs would be paid $485 per hour to challenge the Federal Transit Authority’s tab.

12/09/2010

Artist rendering of trans-Hudson tunnel platform extension at Penn Station. (Credit: NJ Transit & Port Authority)

NJ Must Pay $271M For Canceling Tunnel

New Jersey owes the federal government more than $271 million after canceling a rail tunnel connecting the state with New York, according to a debt notice.

11/29/2010

Artist rendering of trans-Hudson tunnel platform extension at Penn Station. (Credit: NJ Transit & Port Authority)

NJ Transit Reviews Returning Tunnel Cash

NJ Transit isn’t ready to cut a $271 million check to repay the federal government for the scrapped Hudson River rail tunnel, the agency’s executive director said Wednesday, two days after receiving a bill.

11/10/2010

NJ Governor Chris Christie (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: NJ Voters OK With Scrapping Rail Tunnel

Governor Christie killed the project last month, citing the potential for runaway costs.

11/10/2010

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