Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

LaGuardia Airport

FAA Approves Circuitous, Controversial LaGuardia AirTrain Proposal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, almost driven out of office by scandal earlier this year, has won a legacy project six years in the making.

July 21, 2021 - The New York Times

Jersey City

Costs, Delays Ballon on Hudson River Tunnel Project

Developers are baling the latest delays and cost increases for the Hudson Tunnel Project on uncertainty surrounding federal environmental review.

September 2, 2020 - ENR New York

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

New York City to Reduce Truck Emissions by Investing in Freight Rail Infrastructure

The Big Apple may claim the nation's highest public transit ridership, but it ranks well below average in its use of freight rail. Two small short line railroads are at the center of a $100 million investment to reduce truck reliance.

April 11, 2019 - The New York Times

LaGuardia Airport

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

Port Authority Trans-Hudson

Nation's Most Important Rail Project Downrated by the FTA

Amtrak's Gateway Program to replace a century-old rail tunnel and bridge from New Jersey to Manhattan, both bottlenecks on the busy Northeast Corridor, did not score well on an evaluation by the Federal Transit Administration for grant funding.

February 20, 2018 - Progressive Railroading

New York City

The Last Port in Brooklyn May Be Redeveloped

Moving the Red Hook Container Terminal is now a possibility, meaning the 100-acre site could be redeveloped.

January 26, 2018 - Crain's New York Business

PATH Train

Financing of Hudson River Rail Tunnels in Peril

A funding agreement between New York, New Jersey, and the U.S. DOT for one of the most important rail projects in the nation is in danger of collapsing because of the way the two states are financing their share of the $12.9 billion cost.

December 26, 2017 - Crain's New York Business

Staten Island

The Cost of Raising the Bayonne Bridge Also Rises

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey tried to raise the Bayonne Bridge by 64 feet to make room for more ships below. The price for the project has risen along with the bridge.

December 9, 2017 - AP via NorthJersey.com

Governor Andrew Cuomo

How NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Came to Support Congestion Pricing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was not an early endorser of congestion pricing. Why the sudden embrace, particularly when Mayor Bill de Blasio is opposed? Turns out that electronic tolling technology, embraced by the MTA, appears to have moved the governor.

August 29, 2017 - The New York Times

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Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates

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Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency/City of Chattanooga

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City of Willits

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