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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Adds 109 New Officers

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Fort Lee Nj,The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today welcomed 109 cadets of its police force’s 122nd class in a graduation ceremony at St. Joseph’s High School in Metuchen, N.J., as the agency continues to reinforce its security priorities.

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PORT AUTHORITY OPENS FREE SECURE BIKE PARKING AT MIDTOWN BUS TERMINAL FOR CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES

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New York NY, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced the opening of the largest free, secure bicycle parking facility for public use in Manhattan as part of the agency’s commitment to enhance access across its facilities. The 20-bike secure bicycle parking enclosure outside the Midtown Bus Terminal offers innovative, secure bike storage options through an agency partnership with Brooklyn-based company Oonee, which maintains several bike parking pods in New York and New Jersey.

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PATH Debuts 9-Car Service on the Newark-World Trade Center Line

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Trwill take the first step tomorrow in a planned major expansion of PATH service along the Newark-World Trade Center line. On Thursday, March 23, PATH will operate 9-car trains on the NWK-WTC line for the first time in its 100-year history.

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George Washington Bridge Moves to Cashless Tolling on Sunday July 10th

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Fort Lee NJ, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced that a new electronic tolling system will be activated at the George Washington Bridge on Sunday, July 10. The George Washington Bridge (GWB) will be the largest and busiest of the agency’s three Hudson River crossings to completely modernize its tolling infrastructure to 21st century standards following activation of a similar system at the Holland Tunnel in December 2020.

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PORT AUTHORITY UNVEILS PLAN FOR 42nd STREET BUS TERMINAL REPLACEMENT

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New York NY, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today unveiled a new plan for the proposed Midtown Bus Terminal project which will completely reimagine the world’s busiest bus terminal and its connection to the Lincoln Tunnel. The new plan laid out in the Port Authority’s final scoping document released today provides for a nearly 40 percent increase in transit rider capacity while responding to the needs of the local community. The new terminal will be designed to serve 100 percent electric bus fleets and will feature cutting-edge technology to manage and speed bus movements in the terminal – using both autonomous vehicle technology and AI-aided traffic management. The release of the Port Authority’s final scoping document describing the new plan based on an extensive public consultation sets the stage for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to begin the federal environmental review process consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and FTA regulations.

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