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[ July 20, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Port Authority Board meeting
Thursday, July 20th, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
4 World Trade Center
(more information to follow )
At the last Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition’s meeting various speakers explained the impact of cars exhaust buses and idling on our health. A representative of the NYC Health Department was at hand to respond to various [...]
[ May 31, 2017; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] A representative of the NYC Department of Health will join us to explain how poor air quality affects our health.
Make sure you join us at the next
Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition
Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
410 West 40th Street ( 9/Dyer)
General update on process/plan for new Port Authority bus terminal
Presentation of coalition mission statement, guiding principles [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
[ February 7, 2017; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
On December 6, Manhattan Community Board 4 hosted a community planning session at Metro Baptist Church related to proposals for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT). At that meeting it was announced that a community coalition would be forming in the wake of PABT discussions and proposals.
The first meeting of the coalition will be Tuesday, February 7 at 6:30 [...]
2016 ended up as a tough year!
Congestion – Clean Air
The Project to replace the Port Authority Bus Terminal dominated our activity , with townhalls, press conferences, testimonies , killer missives and arm wrestling between our elected officials and the Port. We thought it was ending up on a positive note when the Port Authority Board [...]
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 [...]
Len Resto , President of the New Jersey Association of Railroad Riders says it best:
“State legislators not wanting any new bus terminal in Secaucus because, according to them, New Jersey residents want a one-seat ride to New York City. Such thinking springs from those who do not have a daily ride there. Most daily riders [...]
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 [...]