Rail Tunnel

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

Port Authority Leased Land For Tunnel Project

Gov. Christie scrapped the project over feared cost overruns.

01/31/2011

Rendering of new platform at New York Penn Station - Credit: ARC

It’s Time For NJ To Pay Up For Cancelled Tunnel

Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey to repay costs associated with the scuttled Hudson River rail tunnel.

01/25/2011

Rendering of new platform at New York Penn Station - Credit: ARC

Schumer Blasts Christie On Tunnel Cancellation

Months after Gov. Christie scuttled plans for a new Hudson River rail tunnel, Sen. Schumer is calling it a terrible decision, not just now, but for generations to come.

01/19/2011

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

Christie: Feds’ Tunnel Offer ‘A Good Start’

Christie said he hasn’t heard directly from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on reducing the tab for the Hudson River tunnel he killed in October.

12/17/2010

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Transit Wants To Spend Tunnel Money On Trains

NJ Transit has asked the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to let it spend $75 million for 100 multilevel coaches.

12/14/2010

Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Gov. Christie To Appear On Jimmy Fallon’s Show

Christie used Twitter to invite the late-night comedian to get a personal tour. Christie then made fun of Fallon’s version of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run.”

11/23/2010

Rendering of new platform at New York Penn Station - Credit: ARC

Feds To Weigh In On NJ-NY Rail Tunnel Project

While Gov. Chris Christie justified his decision Thursday to scrap the state’s most ambitious public works project, the federal government is stepping in Friday to attempt and bring it back to life.

CBS 2–10/08/2010

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Temporarily Halts Work On Tunnel Project

The decision comes amid concern from federal officials that the project may go as much as a billion dollars over budget — money New Jersey doesn’t have.

09/12/2010