What Trump infrastructure plan could mean for Gateway Tunnel
Sen. "You grow the economy through investments in our roads, rails and bridges by more safely and more efficiently connecting more people to more places, not by squeezing local governments and the riding and driving public."
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Under the proposal, $100 billion would go to match outside investment for transportation projects; $20 billion for what will be called "transformative programs," new construction rather than rebuilding existing public works; $20 billion for loans; $50 billion for block grants to states for construction in rural areas; and a $10 billion capital financing fund Duty Free Marlboro Cigarettes.
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New Jersey and New York lawmakers last month asked Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to ensure that federal government pay its share of the project after K. Jane Williams, deputy administrator of the Federal Transit Administration, said there was no funding agreement.
In his proposed budget last year, Trump had proposed shutting off an important source of funding for Gateway by limiting the Federal Transit Administration's Capital Investment Program, also known as "New Starts," to projects with contracts in place. Gateway is not yet at that stage.