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This Week in the ARC Tunnel

September 18, 2010

A slight departure from our usual Friday round-up of land-use news to catalog all of the coverage surround the decision to suspend work on the ARC tunnel for 30 days.


  • Sunday, 9/12/10- N.J. halts new work on $8.7B N.Y.-N.J. tunnel project due to budget issues (Star-Ledger)
  • Tuesday, 9/14/10- Gov. Christie says he ordered suspension of $8.7B trans-Hudson tunnel project (Star-Ledger)
  • Thursday, 9/16/10- Christie staff, feds to meet on proposed Hudson River rail tunnel (Bergen Record)
  • Friday, 9/17/10- N.J. Democratic lawmakers criticize Gov. Christie’s halt on trans-Hudson tunnel project (Star-Ledger)


  • Tuesday, 9/14/10- Tunnel project white elephant for New Jersey (Bob Ingle)
  • Tuesday, 9/14/10- Keep ARC on Track (NJ Future, Tri-State, RPA)
  • Wednesday, 9/15/10- Gov. Christie: Committed to ARC (Well, He Was in April         At Least) (Mobilizing the Region)
  • Thursday, 9/16/10- Planned Hudson tunnel is vital for New Jersey (Star-Ledger)
  • Friday, 0/17/10- Political Will Disappearing, New Jersey’s ARC Project Could be On the Way Out (Transport Politic)

One Comment leave one →
  1. Grace & Frank Sinden permalink
    October 14, 2010 4:04 pm

    NJ Future should support an increased gasoline tax in NJ which has amongst the lowest such taxes in the nation and it should be willing to stick its neck out a little to do this. In a comment I (Grace) sent to Peter Kasabach several months ago I listed all the reasons such advocacy fits right in with the goals of NJ Future. Perhaps you would garner more support if you are willing to advocate (after the election, of course) for this action which many people know is necessary but which is swept under the rug. We realize taxes are the third rail in politics but if an organization like yours won’t advocate for it who will?

    Grace & Frank Sinden
    Princeton, NJ

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