$25 million for rail infrastructure in New YorkStaff Writer | February 1, 2017
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $25 million to fund rail and port improvement projects across New York.
Empire State Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program
The grants will leverage an additional $5.4 million in public and private investments to complete the projects.
New York awarded $25 million to 19 applicants through a competitive solicitation process.
These investments will support track rehabilitation, capacity expansion, railroad bridge repairs, and economic development opportunities.
An additional $5.4 million in private and local funding is being leveraged through this State initiative. ■