Category Archives: Port Authority

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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Bus Terminal Master Planning should include Community Input

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 [...]

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