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New York Ponies Up For New Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal

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New York NY, Governor Kathy Hochul, New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced a new agreement to support the $10 billion replacement and expansion of the 73-year-old Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. Recognizing the importance and catalytic potential of the project, the city has committed 40 years of tax revenue — expected to help the Port Authority raise an estimated total of up to $2 billion, 20 percent of the project cost — from three potential new commercial developments on three sites, two of which will be positioned atop the new bus terminal and the third to be built at a nearby site owned by the Port Authority and private owners, subject to market demand. This deal brings the vision of a reimagined bus terminal one step closer to reality.

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New Jersey State Senators Blast Manhattan’s Ill-conceived Congestion Pricing Plan

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Fort Lee NJ, Senators Steven Oroho and Michael Testa criticized New York Governor Kathy Hochul and the Transportation Department’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for moving forward with Manhattan’s congestion pricing plan.

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New York Police Department Will Have Robots Patrolling in Manhattan Subway Stations this Summer

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New York NY,  Knightscope, Inc. (Nasdaq: KSCP) a leading developer of autonomous security robots and blue light emergency communication systems, today announced that the City of New York Police Department (“NYPD”) signed a pilot contract for Knightscope’s K5 robot to begin patrolling in a Manhattan subway station this summer.

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