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Moynihan Station Back in the Spotlight

moynihan station current frontAfter months of relatively little media attention, Moynihan Station is back in the spotlight after Senator Schumer’s announcement yesterday that the project has received $83.3 million from the federal government’s Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. The money will be used to complete funding for Phase 1 of the project. However, judging from today’s headlines, some are still weary of the project’s future, while others see this development as the “light in the tunnel for the long-delayed Moynihan Station plan” (NY1). From the New York Times: Money for Moynihan Station, but Future’s Still Murky “The long-delayed plan to build a grand annex to Pennsylvania Station beside the existing underground warren received $83.3 million in federal stimulus funds on Tuesday. But the billion-dollar project’s long-term prospects remained decidedly murky.”