Jun 9, 2009

Biden: new rail tunnel being built for cars

About that new tunnel that NJ Transit has been wanting for years. It’s the one that the Federal Transit Administration made a huge commitment to on Monday.

“Look, this is designed, this totally new tunnel, is designed to provide for automobile traffic,” Biden said. “It’s something, as you know, up your way, that’s been in the works and people have been clamoring for a long time.”

For cars? Really?

For the record, the tunnel is for trains, and its completion would allow for more NJ Transit trains during peak hours and “one-seat” rides into Midtown Manhattan on lines serving Bergen and Passaic counties.

Biden's office did not immediately respond to a request to clarify his comments.

How many gaffe’s does that make since becoming our “comic relief” vice president?

Wonder if he can spell potato?