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1910 is the last time a rail connection was built across the Hudson River. Since then competition between the states and the emergence of the automobile resulted in no improvement in public transit connectivity. At a packed Symposium convened by the Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce last week, a panel of Transportation and Business Executives called for [...]
[ September 12, 2014; 8:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
Fiday, September 12, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hilton Hasbrouck Heights / Meadowlands , 650 Terrace Avenue , Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
The Meadowland Chamber of commerce is convening a Transportation Summit covering topics extremely relevant to the future of the West side:
FEDERAL PERSPECTIVE ON INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT
THINKING REGIONALLY, ACTING REGIONALLY
REGIONAL TO LOCAL NEEDS
LAST MILE [...]
Is relief in sight? let’s not get our expectations too high but this is a good first step showing that Buses now register in the collective transportation conscience.
In response to angry commuters, the Port authority board just voted to fund a “Quality of Commute” improvement program at the Port Authority Bus Terminal at an estimated total program [...]
Every weekday afternoon our neighborhood is overrun by New Jersey Transit buses: they congest our streets, block our crosswalks, and ruin our quality of life. This problem is not just a nuisance it is a pedestrian safety issue.
We have reached out to the NYPD for assistance and have seen little improvement. It’s time for us [...]
Well, we are not the only ones complaining bitterly of the terrible conditions imposed by the Bus Terminal! On June 11, Chekpeds’ special envoy to New Jersey, attended a forum held for the first time by NJ Transit and the Port Authority with the elected officials.
Approximately 200 NJTransit Bus riders who were visibly frustrated and [...]
While the vast majority of buses come and go to the Port Authority, they are not the only ones to be a major health and safety hazard to our community.
It turns out that Chekpeds and CB4 have developed a repository of intelligence on buses unique in the city since no single agency is responsible for [...]
[ May 14, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] MTA _ M12 Hearing
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
347 Madison Avenue, Board Room, 5th Floor
Finally good news on the transit front: MTA is gearing up to operate a much needed new route on the Far west side: The M12 would operate 7 days a week every 30 minutes between 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. This service is [...]
Tri State Transportation and CHEKPEDS called a press conference to bring attention to the overwhelming bus saturation in Hell’s Kitchen and Hudson Yards , ahead of a Board meeting of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Port is considering giving $ 1,2 billion in guarantees to Larry Silverstein to build a [...]
[ April 23, 2014; 11:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] Press Conference
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.
Port Authority Bus Terminal, Manhattan, 42nd Street entrance, West of Citibike Station
We need your help! On Thursday , the Board of Directors of the Port Authority will vote to give Larry Silverstein another $ 1.2 billion in guarantees to build a fourth tower at the World Trade Center, [...]
A few months back, our board member Ashley organized an all out effort to rid 44th Street of buses that used this residential street as a detour to the Port Authority Bus terminal. The Community Board supported the Block Association complaints .
In a follow-up meeting with Port Authority , the Community board learned that stern [...]