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This Week in the ARC Tunnel (again)

September 24th, 2010 by

Another deviation from our usual Friday round-up to bring you up to speed on all the latest wrangling around the largest transit project in the nation.

News

  • Monday, 9/20/10- N.J. officials consider using Hudson River tunnel money to help transportation fund (Star-Ledger)
  • Tuesday, 9/21/10- Christie downplays talk of replenishing transportation trust fund with Hudson tunnel project money (Star-Ledger)
  • Tuesday, 9/21/10- Democrats to withhold approval of funding transportation projects until Christie explains trust fund plan (Star-Ledger)
  • Tuesday, 9/21/10- N.J. Future opposes state taking $2.2B from rail tunnel project to fund road and bridge repair (New Jersey Newsroom)
  • Wednesday, 9/22/10- N.J.: Overruns would cancel commuter tunnel (Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • Wednesday, 9/22/10- Christie says decisions on tunnel and its billions and how to replenish transportation fund are separate, not linked as Democrats contend (Jersey Journal)
  • Friday, 9/24/10- Green activists warn against tunnel delay (Bergen Record)
  • Friday, 9/24/10- E-mail raises questions about NJ-NY tunnel funding (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Reaction

  • Wednesday, 9/22/10- Don’t derail this project (Trenton Times)
  • Thursday, 9/23/10- The Financial Foolishness of Christie’s ARC Gambit (Streetsblog)
  • Thursday, 9/23/10- Don’t let this opportunity slip away: Keep Hudson rail tunnel project on track (Star-Ledger)
  • Thursday, 9/23/10- Cost projections driving train project off the rails (Star-Ledger)

 


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