"Why not make life easier? Why not stay in New Jersey?" Rep. Josh Gottheimer asked.
The neighborhood is not connected to the city's sewage system. A visit by local officials this week may portend some new investment, but residents are skeptical.
The new ideas include light rail, bus routes and subway extensions.
"We anticipate that there will be no fare hikes for the MTA," Gov. Hochul said.
It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the city, Carlos Scissura, head of the New York Building Congress, said.
“The sins of past development can and must be undone," Senator Chuck Schumer said.
"We haven't had a federal investment like this in decades."
Cuomo prided himself on building things that would outlast him; bridges, airports, train stations. But he also lorded over matters that affect the commute for millions of New Yorkers.
Rather than tear down and rebuild the triple cantilever section of the BQE in Brooklyn Heights, Mayor de Blasio will put off the decision for 2 more decades.
Here are the New York and New Jersey areas most vulnerable to subsidence and structural erosion via saltwater.
The law makes New Jersey the second state in the country to mandate lead service line replacement.
The plan, which would connect the 7 train and the LIRR at Mets-Willets point, has been criticized because it takes travelers past the airport.
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