Posted inAccessibility, Airports, Andrew Cuomo, Kathy Hochul, MTA, Queens, Transit

Mets Station Accessibility Project Up In the Air as AirTrain Derails

With plans to build an AirTrain terminal at Willets Point benched, accessibility advocates hope that long-delayed upgrades to the Long Island Rail Road station there will finally be on deck. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on Tuesday opted to “pause further action” on the $2.1 billion rail connection between LaGuardia Airport, […]

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Many of Cuomo’s Big Transit Projects Remain Divisive, Incomplete

New York’s outgoing governor liked to cast himself as a master builder of transportation projects, regularly invoking the specter of Robert Moses in speeches at rail stations and airports. From the opening of the Second Avenue Subway in 2017, to the ongoing renovation of LaGuardia Airport and the recent overhaul of Penn Station, Gov. Andrew […]

Posted inAirports

Port Authority’s Inspector General to Probe Sky-High Airport Food Prices After ‘$27.85 Beer’ Fiasco

An investigation into high-flying prices on food and beverage concessions at the region’s three major airports is set for takeoff. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey officials said Thursday that the bi-state agency’s new inspector general will examine whether OTG — the company that runs concessions at Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty — […]