Smart Infrastructure Investment
A city is only as great as its basic infrastructure. New York is far behind other global cities in the modernization and maintenance of its transportation and other public assets. We have the private sector resources and expertise needed to achieve world class infrastructure through public-private collaboration and the Partnership is working to make sure we maximize those opportunities.
The Gateway Project — A New Rail Tunnel Under the Hudson River into Penn Station
New Jersey residents account for 12 percent of Manhattan’s workforce and 16 percent of its wages. Daily rail ridership between New Jersey and Manhattan is expected to double by 2040.
Modernization and Expansion of Regional Airports
The region’s airports are responsible for nearly half a million jobs and $63 billion in economic activity.
Introduction of Public-Private Partnerships to Improve Mass Transit
In October 2014, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a report based on a 2012 survey conducted by NYC Transit, which found that approximately 90 percent of New York subway stations had structural defects like worn or damaged platforms and stairs, yet ridership grows by more than 30 million rides each year.