4 days ago
Not everyone thinks the governor’s expensive plan to improve access to the beleaguered airport will actually improve access.
June 14, 2018, 12pm PDT
Eminent domain powers will be necessary to build a route for an AirTrain connecting to LaGuardia Airport.
January 9, 2017, 9am PST
The 4.6-mile subway operates like some AirTrains in the U.S. that automatically whisk travelers between airport terminals without drivers and with platform screen doors at stations for enhanced safety. Where is the new line located?
August 23, 2016, 6am PDT
Some inquisitive and interested observers noticed surprising changes to the schedule of the AirTrain, connecting Queens to JFK International Airport.
August 8, 2015, 9am PDT
In a comprehensive look at the New York governor's attraction to big infrastructure projects, the analogy to Robert Moses is made by the Regional Plan Association, while the right-leaning Manhattan Institute faults Cuomo for ignoring MTA.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
March 31, 2015, 1pm PDT
The eight-minute elevated, driverless tram costs twice as much as the AirBus shuttle it replaced, which riders aren't happy about, but you wouldn't know it from the ridership numbers. The new connector service opened just over four months ago.
February 17, 2015, 8am PST
If you want great access to an airport, go overseas—that's the main finding of a study by Golden Gateway Alliance, a Manhattan-based airport advocacy organization. Tied for dead-last in terms of access is Denver and a certain New York airport.
January 22, 2015, 7am PST
LaGuardia lacks an AirTrain, unlike the two other airports that serve the New York City area, so public transit access is available via Queens and Manhattan buses. But would a $450 million proposal by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo remedy the problem?
January 20, 2015, 12pm PST
A proposal by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo would add an AirTrain-like connection from Queens to the beleaguered airport.