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Frustrated NJ TRANSIT Commuters (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Customers Vent Frustrations After Yet Another Morning Of Issues

Amtrak, which maintains the tunnel, was forced to divert its own trains and NJ TRANSIT’s more numerous ones to the only other tube, which caused the delays.

10/14/2011

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

Feds: Christie Knew Risk Of Commuter Tunnel Costs

Federal officials say New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew the Garden State would have to repay federal funds spent on the canceled Hudson River rail tunnel.

12/11/2010

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

Amtrak train at Penn Station - New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Amtrak Won’t Revive Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnel Project

Amtrak said it is not interested in taking over the Hudson River commuter rail tunnel project that New Jersey’s governor killed last month.

11/12/2010

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

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

Feds Want $271M From NJ Transit For Tunnel

NJ Transit owes the federal government $271 million for the Hudson River rail tunnel that Gov. Chris Christie scrapped last month.

11/09/2010

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

Poll: NJ Residents Support Christie’s Tunnel Decision

The Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Friday says 51 percent support the governor’s decision while 39 percent oppose it.

10/29/2010

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

No Decision Due On NJ-NY Tunnel

New Jersey’s governor is expected to take at least another day before announcing whether the nation’s largest public works project will continue or die.

10/25/2010