By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Gov. Andrew Cuomo is allowing the Metro-North Penn Station Access Project to resume.

It includes building four Metro-North stations in Co-Op City, Morris Park, Parkchester and Hunts Point in the Bronx.

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The new stops will reduce the current 75-minute commute from Co-Op City to Penn Station to just 25 minutes.

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“What does it mean? Better economy, less traffic, improved air quality, better community connections, 160 trains per day, five times more than Amtrak runs now, moving 30,000 people,” Cuomo said.

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The governor says the project is expected to be completed by 2025.

CBSNewYork Team