PANYNJ Will Issue RFP to Study Rail Freight Tunnel Connecting NJ and Brooklyn

Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports, “The Port Authority will soon be issuing an RFP (Request for Proposals) for a ‘Tier II’ Environmental Impact Study to explore the impact and feasibility of the long-contemplated Cross-Harbor Rail Freight Tunnel connecting Brooklyn to New Jersey.” A joint news release by Governor Andrew Cuomo and US Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-10) says PANYNJ “has committed up to $35 million for the study and has available up to another $35 million for further design and engineering.”