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Category Archives: Port Authority
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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
The Port Authority Board voted on October 22nd to initiate two studies in advance of finalizing a location and a design for a new bus terminal by September 2016.
Performing a “Trans-Hudson Commuting Capacity Study” including other modes like rail and ferry capacity, existing and anticipated patterns and preferences of bus commuter travel after arrival in [...]