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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 [...]
[ 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
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 [...]
In April, our Elected Officials and Community Board 4 organized a Town Hall for a reluctant Port Authority management to explain to the public their plans for a new Bus terminal in our midst and to give an opportunity for community members to voice their concerns.
The Town Hall took place at the Metro Baptiste Church, [...]
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 [...]