$100 Million Metro-North Investment Announced
Whether you commute every day on Metro-North or ride it a few times a year, we can all agree that keeping it running smoothly and safely should be a top priority.
Senator Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, and Rep. Nita Lowey agree and today announced a $100 million federal investment for Metro-North for long-term capital improvement projects resulting from Hurricane Sandy.
Speaking about this investment, Senator Gillibrand said, “This is an important investment that will help strengthen our critical transportation infrastructure.”
Senator Schumer: “With this massive injection of federal dollars, mass transit riders throughout the Hudson Valley can rest assured that the rail system that they ride each day will be stronger and more resilient against future storms.”
Rep. Maloney: “Thousands of commuters in the Hudson Valley rely on Metro-North; we can’t wait for the next major natural disaster to invest in significant infrastructure upgrades for New York’s transportation system.
“These federal funds will ensure that Metro-North, part of the nation’s busiest transit network and largest regional economy, can withstand disasters on the scale of Superstorm Sandy,” said Congresswoman Lowey.
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