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Port Authority Bus Terminal : Next Steps

Two months ago the Port Authority  adopted its 10 year Capital plan and earmarked $ 3.5 Billions to build a new bus terminal . However the Chairman indicated that “ this resolution does not preclude the study of any additional options for providing cross-Hudson transportation. We continue to acknowledge that, while the bus terminal is a [...]

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Community unified on approach to Port Authority replacement

Through a very successful town hall meeting and a survey at the end of 2016,  CB4 gathered  our community members’ opinions which were presented at a well-attended February 9th meeting of the Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition. See some highlights below. We encourage you to look at the whole presentation which has a lot of valuable feedback.

Based on [...]

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Mark Your Calendars: Port Authority Bus Terminal Community Input

[ December 6, 2016; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] So much has happen since the Town Hall in April 2016! Through continued pressure, letters and meetings, our elected officials obtained that the Port Authority consult with the community for the siting and design of a new Bus Terminal on the west side of Manhattan

Please Join Community Board 4 and our elected officials to hear [...]

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How to Improve Bus Service In New York

[ September 19, 2016; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] The Transit Center has studied the many reasons why buses are getting slower 30% slower than in 2000, in New York City , and published an interesting report on a collection of proven remedies to apply to the network.  you can read the report called ” how to improve Bus Service in New York here.

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Elected to Port Authority: Go back to Square one

No one said it was going to be pretty!  In a whirlwind of meetings with the City, press conferences and letters back and forth, the City and our elected officials made it clear to the Port Authority that the current process was backward and should be started over from the beginning.
On July 20, the Community [...]

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Community to Port Authority : Not So Fast!

On June 30, 2016, at the most recent Board meeting of the Port Authority , Community Board 4 Chair, Delores Rubin and CB4 co-Chair of Transportation Committee, Christine Berthet, asked the Port  Authority to slow down the process and give time to the International Design Competition’s contestants to absorb community input and factor it in [...]

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Get informed, Speak Up & Take Action on Port Authority Plans

[ July 7, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. July 13, 2016; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] WSNA will discuss an action plan for the coming months
RSVP:LHanrahan@hcc-nyc.org

West side Neighborhood Alliance Port Authority redevelopment subcommittee
Thursday, July 7, 2016, 7 p.m.
454 West 35th Street (btw Dyer/10)

Clinton/ Hell’s Kitchen Land Use Committee will review the report of the Working group –  NO RSVP needed

Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen Land Use Committee
Wednesday, July 13, 6:30 p.m.
Cameo Studios – 3027 [...]

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10 Years of fights and successes for safer streets

CHEKPEDS was founded in September 2005. With a bit of delay,  we are taking time to reflect  on the last 10 years, the joys, the frustrations and overall the great progress YOU have accomplished with us and the help of untold number of partners . We are incredibly grateful for your advocacy and activism.
There is [...]

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Letter to the Editor

I’ll start my comment (which is a little long, unfortunately) by summarizing it:
A. The proposed expansion of the Port Authority Bus Terminal would inflict an environmental and planning catastrophe on the West Side of New York City.
B. The PA must first devise a coherent master vision that has public support before any cost-benefit decisions are [...]

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Join us: Port Authority Plans for a New Bus Terminal Threatens our Community

[ April 18, 2016; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Hell’s Kitchen South Community will hold a critical Town Hall meeting to learn more about the recently announced expansion and redevelopment of the Port Authority Bus Terminal
Port Authority Bus Terminal Design - Town Hall
Monday, April 18, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
410 West 40th Street (9/10)
All of the current proposals will have a major impact on the [...]

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