Stalled Trans-Hudson Rail Project Still In Limbo As NJ Gubernatorial Race LoomsNew Jersey's next governor stands to inherit a still-stalled plan to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River, a transit system racked by recent maintenance and safety issues, and a driving public unhappy about gas tax increases.
NJ Transit Sets Bill For Rail Tunnel At $600MThe trans-Hudson rail tunnel killed by Governor Christie will end up costing roughly $600 million even with a big refund from insurers, according to officials who released a "bottom line" breakdown on the aborted project.
Report: Legal Battle Over Trans-Hudson Tunnel Construction Costs N.J. Over $800,000New Jersey spent more than $800,000 in legal fees fighting the federal government's $271 million bill for the scrapped Hudson River rail tunnel project. Invoices show the Patton Boggs law firm billed the state $469,715 for work in January alone.
N.J. Senators Propose New Hudson River Rail Tunnel ProjectNew Jersey's two U.S. senators are touting a proposal to build a new "Gateway Tunnel'' to boost needed rail passenger services between New York City and New Jersey.
Port Authority Leased Land For Tunnel ProjectGov. Christie scrapped the project over feared cost overruns.
Senators, Union Workers Rally For Hudson Rail TunnelSeveral hundred union members turned out for a rally to support a second rail tunnel from New Jersey into Manhattan.
Gov. Christie: I Don't Have Money For TunnelGov. Christie said he'll consider restarting the stalled New Jersey-New York rail tunnel if someone else helps pick up the tab. Otherwise, he said, he's comfortable walking away from the project.