New York Governor: Adoption of General Project Plan

New York Governor: Adoption of General Project Plan

Governor Cuomo Announces Adoption of General Project Plan for Transformative Empire Station Complex

New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Empire State Development’s Board of Directors has adopted the General Project Plan and certified the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the area surrounding Penn Station, part of the Empire Station Complex, which was outlined as part of the Governor’s 2020 State of the State Agenda.  The draft Plan is a comprehensive redevelopment initiative that will revitalize the area around Penn Station and generate funds to help overhaul and expand the Station itself. On December 30, Governor Cuomo announced the grand opening of the Moynihan Train Hall, the first step in realizing this vision. Materials from the Board action can be found here.

“New York has repeatedly proven that government can still successfully deliver transformational infrastructure projects that are not only on-time and on-budget, but withstand the test of time,” Governor Cuomo said.  “The Moynihan Train Hall’s successful completion was a milestone, but it’s only the first step in a neighborhood-wide revitalization.  The Empire Station Complex project represents the next great investment in our efforts to rebuild and expand this crucial piece of our state’s infrastructure and will support economic growth in New York City and across the entire state.”

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