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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Revealed: Plans for Makeover of the World's Busiest Bus Terminal

The Port Authority Bus Terminal, described as the busiest bus terminal in the world, is due for a makeover, due to its "ragged" appearance and importance to the economy of the New York and New Jersey.

May 24, 2019 - Politico

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Resistance Rising Against Port Authority's Manhattan Bus Terminal Plans

Nicole Gelinas writes a column that deliberately establishes an urban vs. suburban conflict over the issue of a $10 billion proposal to build a new Port Authority bus terminal on Manhattan's West Side.

April 27, 2016 - New York Post

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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

Port Authority Clears Major Hurdle for Bus Terminal Redesign

An expensive, contentious project to redesign and possibly relocate the Port Authority Terminal finally has a way forward: an international design competition to be concluded a year from now.

October 28, 2015 - New York Post

Estimated Cost of Fixing the Port Authority Bus Terminal: $10 Billion

For those keeping track at home, the Port Authority report that estimated the cost of a new bus terminal in Midtown came in at ten times the original estimate a year ago.

March 19, 2015 - Capital New York

The Dysfunction that is New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal

The Port Authority bus terminal, located in Midtown, has been "stagnating as ridership has been rising" since the 1970s. Now a third of New Jersey commuters use the facility.

August 14, 2014 - WNYC: Transportation Nation

New York Looks to Transform Its Other Unloved Transit Hub

Attention has recently focused on efforts to pave the way for a renovation of NYC's Penn Station. But a study announced Thursday will investigate how to upgrade, or replace, the hulking Port Authority Bus Terminal, the world's busiest bus facility.

June 29, 2013 - The New York Times

Reduced Toll Increase Continues NJ Bus Dead-Heading Problem

Because the Port Authority Bus Terminal lacks a garage, empty buses shuttle off to New Jersey for storage between the AM and PM commutes. The garage would have been funded by a higher toll, which NJ and NY governors rejected.

October 17, 2011 - NorthJersey.com

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