New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says it’s time to “get back to normal and back to work” after Hurricane Sandy. For commuters who depend on the state’s rail system to reach Manhattan, that’s easier said than done.
Hudson Yards, the $20 billion Related Cos. development on Manhattan’s far west side, is taking a key step forward as work begins on a platform over the area’s rail depot designed to support three skyscrapers.
Conde Nast Publications Inc., the publisher of Vogue and Golf Digest magazines, signed a lease to move its headquarters to downtown Manhattan’s 1 World Trade Center, slated to be the western hemisphere’s tallest building.
The service interruption Metro- North Railroad near New York shows how dependent the busiest U.S. passenger-rail corridor is on electric power and how easily a breakdown in one component can paralyze U.S. infrastructure.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said his top executive appointee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey resigned as lawmakers questioned the closing of lanes onto the George Washington Bridge three months ago.
Governor Chris Christie cut off New Jersey from $5 billion in New York-based salaries and diminished its future role in the world’s second-largest regional economy, according to government data and former state Commerce Commissioner Gil Medina , by ending construction of a Hudson River rail tunnel he said taxpayers couldn’t afford.