There’s alot of money for improving America’s infrastructure in the Obama Administration’s stimulus package. But instead of bucks there’s bupkiss for building a new Tappan Zee bridge.
The Tri-State Transportation Campaign says the TZB gets its some funds ($234 million) but those dollars are for decking and maintenance.
MTA improvements count for $1.5 billion , including
- Bringing the Long island Railroad into Grand Central Terminal
- Improving ten Brooklyn elevated subway stations
- Adding raised grates with attached bike racks.
- Behind the scenes projects like replacing power substations.