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The Nation’s Most Urgent Infrastructure Project

Build Gateway Now is a coalition of civic, labor and business leaders building support for the construction of a new rail tunnel to connect New York, New Jersey, and the entire Northeast Corridor.
Gateway Program Overview 2022

The Gateway Program, Explained

This short video explains the basics of the Gateway Program and highlights the enormous benefits that its 11 core projects will bring.


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Transit trips across the Hudson River will continue to grow beyond the region’s current capacity. Without the infrastructure to meet this demand, the region’s economic growth and sustainability are in jeopardy.
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This report looks at the impacts of a potential partial shutdown of the Hudson River rail tunnel. While a shutdown is not planned right now, the possibility is becoming increasingly likely.
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The links between New York and New Jersey face a growing crisis of capacity, connectivity, and potential collapse. Derailments, delays, or emergency repairs at Penn Station are mild compared to what will happen if one of the tunnels under the Hudson River fails before new tunnels can be built.
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At New York Penn Station in June 2022, RPA announced new research - Gateway and the Post COVID-Economy - which demonstrates that trans-Hudson transit ridership will surpass 2019 levels in the future under virtually any circumstances.

Brian Fritsch Build Gateway Now Presser September2019

When the Federal Railroad Administration missed their self-imposed deadline to approve the Hudson Tunnel environmental impact statement by more than two years, the Build Gateway Now Coalition rallied at Penn Station to demand action.


Gateway Tour
Touring the North River Tunnel illustrates the urgent need for the Gateway program and the improvements to rail service it will provide to the region.
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Trump Biden Debate Associated Press
We’re taking stock of where candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden stand on issues of great importance to Regional Plan Association.
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A recent survey shows tri-state area residents plan to return to mass transit, and support more funding for transit infrastructure.
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The Trump administration is acting out its vendetta against New York City by stalling congestion pricing and other infrastructure projects.
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The Gateway Program is our nation’s most urgent infrastructure project. Join Federal Transit Administration Administrator Nuria Fernandez and Federal Railroad Administration Administrator Amit Bose for a virtual town hall on plans for the program and its advancement.
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The Coalition

From the Archive

Hudson River
The regional economy relies on tran-Hudson travel. This report explores increasing peak hour capacity, and options for linking a new tunnel with new and existing infrastructure.
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