During his radio call-in show Ask the Governor, Gov. Christie defended his decision to cancel the ARC Tunnel project in 2010. He also said he's increased NJ Transit's budget during his tenure as governor.
Officials, including former Vice President Joe Biden, sounded the alarm about crumbling infrastructure during the Regional Plan Association Assembly. The train tunnel under the Hudson River was a major topic of discussion.
Of the $400 million allocated to the Transportation Trust Fund, $140 million will go to NJ Transit for tech and safety improvements. The remaining $260 million is earmarked for road and bridge work throughout the state.
New York Gov. Cuomo is attempting to install his own inspector general at the Port Authority. Gov. Christie says Cuomo is frustrated that New York and New Jersey lawmakers can't pass identical reform bills.
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