U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker met with Gov. Chris Christie to discuss the latest issues surrounding the tunnels traveling between New Jersey and New York. They also discussed the possibility of a new tunnel.
Officials gathered at the Midland Avenue rail crossing in Elmwood Park, which tops the list of the most dangerous in the region. Upgrades to improve safety are expected to be done by the end of the summer.
Recent electrical problems on the railroads crossing the Hudson River have caused some delays for commuters. Due to the long delays and continuing problems, it has caused a firestorm of finger-pointing on who is to blame for the problems.
Former Port Authority planning director and founding director of the Alan M. Vorhees Transportation Center Martin Robins says that the Transportation Trust Fund needs a revenue source to replenish its resources.
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