NJ Transit Approves Settlement Over Canceled Trans-Hudson Tunnel ProjectThe settlement will pay the federal government $95 million for the Hudson River rail project that Gov. Chris Christie scrapped nearly a year ago.
Feds: Long-Delayed 2nd Avenue Subway Project May Not Be Done Until 2018The $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.
Legal Costs Over Trans-Hudson Tunnel Project Funds Tops $1 MillionGovernor 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.
Gov. Christie Vows To Fight $271M Trans-Hudson Tunnel Bill In CourtChristie 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.
Feds: NJ Must Repay $271M For Scrapped Trans-Hudson Rail TunnelThe 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.
NJ Dem Leader Fears Fallout From Tunnel Bill FightState 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.
Feds Say NJ Governor Knew Risk Of TunnelFederal Transportation Department documents show New Jersey Transit sought a new Early System Work Agreement in January to speed up the project.
Law Firm Hired To Fight Hudson Tunnel TabNew 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.
NJ Must Pay $271M For Canceling TunnelNew 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.
NJ Transit Reviews Returning Tunnel CashNJ 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.
Poll: NJ Voters OK With Scrapping Rail TunnelGovernor Christie killed the project last month, citing the potential for runaway costs.