Trump administration cancels $929 million contract for California bullet train

By Tony Bizjak, Bryan Anderson, and Tim Sheehan, The Sacramento Bee; May 16, 2019 In a dramatic move, the Trump…

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Trump Plan to Ship Natural Gas by Rail Stokes ‘Bomb Train’ Fears

By Jennifer A Dlouhy, Bloomberg; April 11, 2019 President Donald Trump wants to allow natural gas to be shipped in…

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Trump budget slashes funding for Amtrak long-distance service

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 12, 2019 President Donald Trump’s fiscal-year 2020 budget request submitted yesterday calls for “restructuring” Amtrak…

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The right way in New York and New Jersey: Gateway boondoggle must scale back and fix the Hudson tunnels now

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; March 12, 2019 On Tuesday, the Amtrak officials pushing the railway’s $30…

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Trump Administration issues Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal. Reaction: ‘The sky is falling and the Earth is rushing up to meet it.’

By J. Bruce Richardson; March 12, 2019 The Trump Administration submitted its proposed Fiscal Year 2020 federal budget to Congress…

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California: Trump plan to take back rail money ‘disastrous’

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press, Tri-City Herald; March 4, 2019 SACRAMENTO, Calif. Leaders of California’s high-speed rail project told the…

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New York City Gateway Tunnel Gets Dose of Cold Water From Washington

By Elise Young and Henry Goldman, Bloomberg; February 20, 2019 The federal spending bill signed last week by President Donald…

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U.S. miscalculated benefit of better train brakes, the Associated Press reports

By Matthew Brown, Associated Press, The Spokesman-Review; December 20, 2018 BILLINGS, Mont. – President Donald Trump’s administration miscalculated the potential…

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White House wants to reorganize Department of Transportation; tries to revive air traffic control spinoff plan

By STEPHANIE BEASLEY, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; June 22, 2018 IF WE HAD…

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(Federal) sharing is caring

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; March 26, 2018 SHARING IS CARING:…

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New York and New Jersey: Fighting Over Funding for Gateway Doesn’t End With Spending Bill

By Mark Niquette, Bloomberg Politics; March 23, 2018 The battle over designating money for the Northeast Corridor rail project is…

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The Gateway Project Doesn’t Need Trump’s Approval

By Alon Levy, City Lab; March 21, 2018 Holding up the spending bill in Congress this week: a fight over…

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Congressional leaders etch deal to make $540M available to Gateway

By DANA RUBINSTEIN, RYAN HUTCHINS and LAUREN GARDNER, Politico; March 21, 2018 Congressional leaders have agreed to include $540 million…

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Gateway Overseers Say New New York City Rail-Commuter Tunnel Is Inevitable

By Henry Goldman, Bloomberg; March 16, 2018 The $12.7 billion Gateway commuter-rail tunnel opposed by President Donald Trump will get…

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New York Opinion – Gateway’s the wrong way: A $31 billion tunnel project won’t get built; New York should sell Trump on a cheaper, smarter plan

By The Editorial Board; New York Daily News; March 17, 2018 Ok. Ok. This is heresy in New York, but…

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Trying to open the Gateway

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo, Tanya Snyder and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; March 16, 2017 TRYING…

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United States DOT Secretary Chao: Public campaign trying to ‘bully’ DOT into funding Gateway project

By Mallory Shelbourne, The Hill; March 14, 2018 Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Wednesday said a public campaign is being waged to…

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Tunnel to the other side

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo, Tanya Snyder and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; March 15, 2018 TUNNEL…

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Trump’s tunnel vision

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo, Tanya Snyder and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; March 9, 2018 TRUMP’S…

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Now taking donations in Washington for infrastructure

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Stephanie Beasley, Brianna Gurciullo and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; March 8, 2018 NOW…

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New York and New Jersey: Gateway Corp. talks with private investors about financing, project management

By Tom Bergeron, ROI; March 8, 2018 While Gov. Phil Murphy said the state is working with officials from President…

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Closing, and reopening, the Gateway drawbridge

By LAUREN GARDNER and TANYA SNYDER, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Stephanie Beasley, Politico Morning Transportation; March 7, 2018…

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U.S. says New York, New Jersey must pay more for ‘Gateway’ project

By David Shepardson, Reuters; March 6, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New York and New Jersey must shoulder more of the…

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New York and New Jersey Editorial Opinion: Call it the Trump Tunnel and scale back Gateway to get it done

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; March 6, 2018 President Trump gyrates wildly on immigration, guns — you…

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Amtrak case goes back to court

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; March 5, 2018 OMG WE’RE BACK AGAIN: DOT and…

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