Port Authority Bus Terminal
There are two major concerts in New Jersey this weekend, not to mention Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals. So, of course, this is the perfect weekend to start a big road-construction project that will snarl NJ Transit bus routes.
New Jersey Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson wants NJ TRANSIT to explore picking up passengers on the streets of Manhattan.
Commuters who ride buses from New Jersey into Manhattan are facing delays of up to 30 minutes getting to the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Megabus has a permit to pick up passengers right underneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The Port Authority wants Megabus to pay the same fee as other carriers.
The FDNY says a fire in a garage was called in about 4:25 p.m. A fire was found in a compactor, causing the smoke.
A concrete-testing laboratory faked results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, the Lincoln Tunnel, a hospital and more than a dozen other projects around New York City, according to an indictment.
The American Automobile Association predicts 39 million drivers will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend.
Scores of police cars amassed at the United Nations for another day of drills in a week-long exercise that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly boasts have been successful thus far.
“Unless you change what’s going on, we’re going to have a Mumbai-style attack here,” says Port Authority PBA president Paul Nunziato.