Federal Transit Administration

Completion, Cost Revised For East Side Access ProjectCompletion 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.
MTA Gets $886 Million In Federal Sandy AidAbout $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.
After Seven Months, A Train Subway Service Resumes In RockawaysAfter seven months of limited service and an estimated $650 million in hurricane damage, regular service on the A train is rolling through the Rockaways.
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.
NJ Transit Approves Settlement Over Canceled Trans-Hudson Tunnel ProjectThe settlement will pay the federal government $95 million for the Hudson River rail project that Gov. Chris Christie scrapped nearly a year ago.
Feds: Long-Delayed 2nd Avenue Subway Project May Not Be Done Until 2018The $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.
Legal Costs Over Trans-Hudson Tunnel Project Funds Tops $1 MillionGovernor 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.
Gov. Christie Vows To Fight $271M Trans-Hudson Tunnel Bill In CourtChristie 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.
Feds: NJ Must Repay $271M For Scrapped Trans-Hudson Rail TunnelThe 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.
NJ Dem Leader Fears Fallout From Tunnel Bill FightState 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.
Feds Say NJ Governor Knew Risk Of TunnelFederal Transportation Department documents show New Jersey Transit sought a new Early System Work Agreement in January to speed up the project.
Law Firm Hired To Fight Hudson Tunnel TabNew 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.