Transit Group Proposes Extending Gateway Project to Reach Long Island

$29 billion plan to build a new train tunnel under the Hudson River to Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan should be even more ambitious and allow trains to roll through the station from New York City’s suburbs in New Jersey to Long Island, an influential transit-advocacy group said on Wednesday.

The group, the Regional Plan Association, also called for the Gateway tunnel project to include expanding Penn Station an additional block south to 30th Street, a move that would require taking several occupied buildings.

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