1/30/2007

An ambitious plan to build a New Jersey to Manhattan commuter rail tunnel may face a tough road ahead with the departure of one of the plan's biggest cheerleaders, New Jersey Transit Director George Warrington, who intends to step down in March. According to a New York Times editorial, organizers will need to push the federal government to come up with half of the $7.2 billion estimated cost of the project, and make sure New Jersey comes up with the more than $500 million it promised.

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