Elon Musk announced on Twitter that he received verbal government approval to build an underground Hyperloop that would go from New York to Washington DC in 29 mins. NYTimes reports. According to his tweets, the loop would go from “City center to city center in each case, with up to a dozen or more entry/exit elevators in each city”
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Voters also overwhelmingly rejected casinos in north jersey.
Both houses passed legislation last week to increase New Jersey’s gas tax to 37.5 cents a gallon. Once signed by the governor, the legislation will mean an end to Christie’s executive order to shut down TTF projects. Voters must also approve a referendum on the November 8th ballot in order for the funds to be constitutionally dedicated to the Transportation Trust Fund.
New Jersey lawmakers postponed a vote scheduled for today that would raise the gas tax by 23 cents and fund the NJ Transportation Trust Fund for eight years. The new vote is scheduled for Friday.
As reported By MICHAEL CATALINI, Associated Press
Funding is available through the BRIDGE NY program as part of the New York State DOT’s five year, $21.1B Capital Plan.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency and instructing the DOT Commissioner to “plan an immediate and orderly shutdown of all ongoing work that is funded by the TTFA, with the understanding that any work that is funded by federal funds may continue.” EOCC210
The Hill names the country’s top 5 infrastructure emergencies. The Gateway Rail Tunnel project between northern New Jersey and New York City makes the list.
Twenty two years after the government set its 5% target for spending on women-owned businesses, the goal has finally been met.
New York Times