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NYC Gateway Tunnel Gets Dose of Cold Water From Washington

  • Boosters say bill frees money for much-needed Hudson tunnel
  • Dispute marks another hurdle to addressing ‘national disaster’
Amtrak's New York-To-D.C. Fixes Leave Biggest Worries Unresolved
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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The federal spending bill signed last week by President Donald Trump relieves a funding crunch for one of America’s most urgent infrastructure needs, according to boosters of the New York City-area Gateway rail project.

The Trump administration’s response: Dream on. The U.S. Transportation Department says they’re prematurely counting on support from the Federal Transit Administration.