Obama Admin Backs NY-NJ Gateway Tunnel Project: WH Spokesman

“The Gateway Tunnel is a critical infrastructure project for the states of New Jersey and New York, and more broadly for the entire region,” says Asst. WH Press Sec. Frank Benenati in e-mail comment.

  • Plan would create high-speed rail route to alleviate bottleneck along the Northeast Corridor
  • NOTE: Project similar to Access to the Region’s Core (ARC) cancelled in Oct. 2010 by N.J. Gov. Chris Christie.
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