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LaGuardia AirTrain, Pet Project of Ousted Governor, Paused by Successor

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has instructed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to rethink the plan for the $2.1 billion LaGuardia AirTrain, a contentious plan championed by former Governor Andrew Cuomo.

October 13, 2021 - AMNY

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LaGuardia AirTrain, Cuomo's Prize, Enters Final Stages of Planning

An optimistic timetable for the proposed LaGuardia Air Train could see construction begin by the middle of 2021.

March 17, 2021 - StreetsBlog NYC

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Cuomo's LaGuardia AirTrain Plan has a High-Profile Skeptic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez expressed disappointment with a plan to build an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration.

January 20, 2020 - Crain's New York Business

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La Guardia AirTrain Plan Moves Forward, Circuitous Route and All

Not everyone thinks the governor’s expensive plan to improve access to the beleaguered airport will actually improve access.

July 11, 2018 - The New York Times

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Clearing a Path for the Proposed AirTrain to LaGuardia

Eminent domain powers will be necessary to build a route for an AirTrain connecting to LaGuardia Airport.

June 14, 2018 - Politico

Aerial views during an Army search and rescue mission show damage from Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast, Oct. 30, 2012.

How Rising Seas Threaten the NYC Metro Area

A report from the Regional Plan Association maps out what might happen under 1, 3, and 6 feet of sea level rise. In the worst cases, several dense and populated regions are affected.

December 26, 2016 - RPA Lab

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Chronic Homelessness Persists at New York City Transit Hubs and Airports

Two train stations, two airports, and one bus terminal double as homeless shelters in New York City. When some close for the night, the subways fill in.

April 23, 2016 - The New York Times

Pricetag for LaGuardia Overhaul Gaining Altitude: Now $4.2 Billion

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is considering a proposal to replace LaGuardia Airport's Central Terminal Building.

February 21, 2016 - The Wall Street Journal

Formidable Barriers Threaten Penn Station Renovation

Last month N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed that Empire Station replace Penn Station, but many challenging parts, e.g., the Hudson River Tunnels, moving Madison Square Garden, could derail it. A related piece delves into the prior ARC tunnel project.

February 7, 2016 - Fox Business

Gov. Cuomo's 'Robert Moses Wish List' Continues to Grow—But Where's the Payment Plan?

The New York governor continues his tour of New York, promoting his big ticket capital agenda, yet not suggesting any means to pay for them. Worse yet, he restricts new funding options, like increased tolls, adding costs to the transportation budget.

January 8, 2016 - The New York Times

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