President Biden Unveils Massive 'American Jobs Plan,' Which Includes New Rail Tunnel Under Hudson RiverPresident Joe Biden on Wednesday was in Pittsburgh, where he unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure plan. It includes billions of dollars for roads and bridges.
Plans Underway For Gateway Project Development CommissionThe $30 billion plan would reconstruct the Portal Bridge, rehabilitate crumbling Hudson River tunnels and construct a new tunnel.
N.Y., N.J. Lawmakers Scramble For Backup Plan After Trump 2020 Budget Cuts Money From Gateway Project FundA crisis intervention meeting was held on Capitol Hill on Tuesday as New York and New Jersey senators craft a new strategy for getting federal funds for the critically needed new Gateway rail tunnels.
Sen. Schumer Comes Up With 'Work-Around' Plan That Could Fund Desperately Needed Gateway ProjectYou might call it the "Shhhh, don't tell President Donald Trump" plan for squeezing funds out of Washington to rebuild the 100-year-old North River tunnels.
Study: Old Hudson River Rail Tunnels Have To Close Before New Ones OpenA new study issued Monday said there is a 25 percent chance that the 106-year-old rail tunnel under the Hudson River will have to close for repairs before a new one is built.
Power Problem Disrupts Amtrak Service Along Northeast CorridorA power problem is creating significant delays on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.
Commuters May Have To Help Foot Bill For Hudson River Rail TunnelsThe federal government and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will partner in the project to help ease congestion – but commuters will have to help foot the bill.
Congressional Transportation Deal Could Save NY, NJ Mass Transit From Big Budget CutsAlthough new rail tunnels under the Hudson River are not specifically mentioned, the bill is favorable for the Gateway project, giving Amtrak the extra $10 billion over five years.
NJ Senate President Wants To See Hudson Tunnel Project Get Moving QuicklyNew York and New Jersey might have to come up with $10 billion and could seek federal low-interest loans.
Stringer: Christie Doesn't Deserve To Be President After Killing Hudson River Tunnel ProjectNew York City Comptroller Scott Stringer pulled no punches Wednesday by ripping New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for killing a planned Hudson River tunnel.
Cuomo: Feds Must Contribute More For Hudson TunnelsCuomo said the federal government's promise to cover $3 billion of the $14 billion project isn't enough.
Feds Seek Meeting With Christie, Cuomo Over Hudson River Rail TunnelsTransportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a letter Monday to the two governors urging them to meet with him in the next two weeks to put together a strategy for building new crossings.
Disabled Train Causes Delays On NJ TRANSIT During Morning CommuteNJ TRANSIT riders faced delays during the morning rush hour after a train became disabled in the Hudson River tunnels.