Application to NYC DOT for 11th Ave. tunnel (Amtrak)

Conor Skelding filed this request with the Amtrak of the United States of America.
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From: Conor Skelding

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

The application submitted by Amtrak to the New York City Department of Transportation, dated August 15, 2014, for revocable consent for a rail tunnel under 11th Avenue.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Conor Skelding

From: Brooks, Diann

Attached is an official acknowledgement letter to your, October 21, 2014 FOIA request. Please read over the letter and if you have any questions regarding your request feel free to contact Sharron Hawkins via e-mail at or via phone at 202-906-3741.

Diann Brooks
FOIA Assistant


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #15-FOI-00017.

Thank you for your help.

From: Hawkins, Sharron

Please find attached Amtrak's response to your October 21, 2014 FOIA request.