Federal Transit Administration

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.