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  • Schumer: New agency should plan, finance Hudson rail tunnels 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 4:41 pm

    NEW YORK - In a bid to create momentum for a massive overhaul of the crumbling passenger rail corridor between New Jersey and New York City, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Tuesday proposed the creation of a new nonprofit development corporation to plan and finance the project. He said none of the existing transportation entities operating in the region have the wherewithal to pull it off alone.