Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Former Port Authority Chairman David Samson (credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Port Authority Chairman David Samson Sues To Block Ethics Probe

David Samson asserts that the New Jersey State Ethics Commission has no jurisdiction over his former role at the Port Authority because it’s a bistate agency.

12/10/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Consumers Paying The Price For Truck Toll Hikes

While, as of this past Sunday, many drivers are paying up to $14 to cross the George Washington, Bayonne and Goethals bridges, the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and the Outerbridge Crossing, the cash toll for 18-wheelers is now $114.

12/10/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bills Aimed At Reforming Port Authority Remain Unsigned

Even after a second report was released on the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington bridge, legislation to overhaul how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is governed remains unsigned by both state’s governors.

12/09/2014

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Latest Toll Hikes Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges And Tunnels

Starting at 3 a.m. Sunday, the tolls jumped 75 cents for cars with E-ZPass, costing $9.75 for off-peak hours and $11.75 for peak times.

12/07/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report Released On Findings From Committee Probing Bridgegate Scandal

It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.

12/04/2014

Firefighters participate in an evacuation drill at the National September 11 Memorial Museum. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

First Responders Run Evacuation Drill At 9/11 Museum

About 250 members of the FDNY, NYPD and Port Authority participated in a simulated evacuation of the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

11/23/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects AAA’s Request To Block Port Authority Toll Hikes

The auto group argued that money from the hikes on bistate bridges and tunnels is being spent on projects that have nothing to do with interstate transportation.

11/19/2014

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Port Authority Police Halt Non-Mandatory Training, Fire 9 Rookie Officers After Rowdy Graduation Party

Port Authority police have fired rookie officers and halted training following a drunken graduation party in August.

11/13/2014

Two window washers are seen trapped at One World Trade Center on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: @bedopas)

2 Window Washers Rescued From Scaffold At 1 World Trade Center

Two window washers, who became trapped on scaffolding near the 68th floor of One World Trade Center, have been rescued.

11/12/2014

Port Authority Bus Terminal on July 23, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Bus Terminal Tweaks Operations For Smoother Commuting

Among the tweaks, Port Authority officers are now managing traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel during peak driving hours, so buses are no longer being diverted into a long line along Tenth Avenue.

11/12/2014

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Rowdy Graduation Party At Hoboken Bar Costs 9 New Port Authority Police Officers Their Jobs

Nine probationary Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officers have lost their jobs because of a rowdy graduation party.

11/07/2014

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Newark Mayor Wants More Money From Port Authority

Mayor Ras Baraka said the deficit hovers between $40 million and $60 million. He gave a presentation during the public comment period at the Port Authority board meeting Wednesday.

10/22/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Washington Should Consider Ebola Travel Ban

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is saying the federal government “should seriously consider” a ban on flights traveling to New York from three West African nations plagued by Ebola.

10/20/2014

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Emergency Drill Held At Newark Airport

An emergency drill will be held between 5 and 8 p.m. at Newark Liberty International Airport Saturday.

10/18/2014

Delta plane damaged in collision at JFK on Oct. 5, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority: Two Planes Collide On JFK Runway; No Injuries

Both planes were arriving with passengers on board, officials said..

10/05/2014

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