At a closely watchedof transportation leaders in New York last month, a top official from the Obama administration called Amtrak’s proposed Gateway tunnel between northern New Jersey and Manhattan “the most important rail project in the United States.” Peter Rogoff, the acting undersecretary of transportation, said the two states must act immediately to advance a plan, sparking attendees’ hopes that the highly complex, expensive, long-stalled project might finally get underway.
Feds say that the proposed Gateway tunnel to NYC is the most important rail project in the country. It will take Federal and matching state funds to get it done. We need a dedicated NJ Transportation Trust Fund. #NJTTF