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STATEMENT ON MAJOR GATEWAY PROJECT MILESTONE

April 9, 2021

NEWARK, NJ NJ TRANSIT President & CEO Kevin Corbett issued the following statement:

“NJ TRANSIT is a proud partner in the resumption and advancement of this critical project.  The Hudson Tunnel Project will directly benefit our customers with more reliable and resilient rail service in one of most congested areas of the nation.

We appreciate the support of President Biden and USDOT Secretary Buttigieg, as well as Governor Murphy, NJDOT Commissioner and NJ TRANSIT Board Chair Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti and New Jersey’s Congressional delegation in accelerating this vital project. We look forward to working with the FRA to finalize the FEIS and ROD as quickly as possible.”

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NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 925,000 weekday trips on 253 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 166 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.