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Pete Buttigieg to visit Hudson River tunnels

Pete Buttigieg to visit Hudson River tunnels
Pete Buttigieg, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for transportation secretary, has agreed to tour the crumbling Hudson River rail tunnel, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Thursday as he renewed his push for a stalled project to build a new connection.

Cuomo tours the North River Rail Tunnel that connects New Jersey and New York on Dec.3 billion Gateway project, which would include a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey.Cuomo and New Jersey Gov.“I explained to him that this has been a top priority for New York for more than a decade and that our future depends on it,” said Schumer, the Senate minority leader.

“As a former mayor, Pete will bring to the role a wealth of experience in policies that make much needed improvements to our country’s infrastructure, rebuilding local communities and creating economic opportunity,” Schumer said in a statement.“They can get Gateway moving with the flick of a pen,” Schumer said.

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