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[ 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 [...]
Last night, Community Board 4 approved relocating Bolt Bus on-Street terminal to the Northwest corner of 33rd Street and 11th Avenue from its current location at the Northwest corner of 34th Street and 8th Avenue, where it will be in the path of the M34 SBS. This relocation will also allow Bolt to split the 33rd and 7th Avenue [...]