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How To Save Money On Traveling – Taking Public Transportation

Here is your practical guide on how to save money by taking public transportation, including fare, timetable and system map information.

06/12/2014

Donald Wallace mugshot (Port Authority police)

Police: Man Arrested For Making ‘Sniper’ Threat In Lincoln Tunnel Incident

A man was arrested in connection with a threat that terrified commuters and snarled traffic on the New Jersey side of the Lincoln Tunnel Tuesday evening, police said.

06/11/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

State Audit Finds Port Authority Missed Dozens Of Bridge Inspections

The review released Friday by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that the authority waited more than a year to conduct 47 inspections on bridges identified in earlier examinations as having conditions that, if ignored, could become dangerous.

06/06/2014

Traffic drives across the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, on Jan. 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, N.J.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Announcement On Port Authority Reforms Canceled

A Friday news conference in Fort Lee, New Jersey, was scrapped little more than an hour before it was to take place.

05/30/2014

1 World Trade Center, 4 World Trade Center with New York Harbor in the distance, as seen from Chopper 880, April 11, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Delays Vote On Role In 3 WTC Rebuilding

The Port Authority is delaying a vote on 3 World Trade Center to allow time to reach a deal that involves more private funding.

05/28/2014

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6 Fun Day Trips From Port Authority

Filling up at the pump and sitting in hours of traffic isn’t necessarily the only way to get out of town this Memorial Day weekend. The day trips listed below leave from Port Authority in Times Square and offer the perfect one-day getaway.

05/20/2014

Old and new Goethals Bridges (credit: Port Authority)

4-Year Goethals Bridge Replacement Project Begins

The new $1.5 billion cable-stayed span will have three lanes in each direction, wide shoulders, a walkway and space for future mass transit.

05/08/2014

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Christie, Cuomo To Form Panel To Reform Port Authority

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo added their voices Tuesday to those seeking to reform the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

05/06/2014

WTC B.A.S.E Jump

Men Charged In World Trade Center BASE Jump Plead Not Guilty

Marko Markovich, James Brady, Andrew Rossig and Kyle Hartwell were arraigned in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday.

05/06/2014

Active shooter drill held at one World Trade Center on May 3, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Law Enforcement Agencies Hold Drill At One World Trade Center

The “active shooter drill” used mock gunmen firing paint bullets.

05/03/2014

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

NJ Lawmakers Receive Subpoena On GWB Probe

New Jersey lawmakers investigating the traffic jams at the heart of the scandal engulfing Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that federal prosecutors have ordered them to share documents they have gathered.

04/25/2014

NJ TRANSIT bus (file / credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Port Authority Could Rescind Park-And-Ride’s $1-A-Year Lease

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could rescind a $1-a-year lease for a park-and-ride lot near the Lincoln Tunnel.

04/23/2014

1 World Trade Center, 4 World Trade Center with New York Harbor in the distance, as seen from Chopper 880, April 11, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Board Puts Off Vote On Loan For 3 World Trade Center

The dispute is over whether the agency should back $1.2 billion in loans for 3 World Trade. Developer Larry Silverstein is building the planned $2.3 billion tower on the site.

04/23/2014

JFK, LaGuardia airport workers rally outside Port Authority headquarters, April 23, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Votes To Raise Minimum Wage For Hourly JFK, LaGuardia Airport Workers

Baggage handlers, security officers, cabin cleaners and maintenance workers let their voices be heard as the Port Authority votes to force airlines to raise their poverty wage.

04/23/2014

Meeting of Port Authority Oversight Committee (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Oversight Committee Holds Meeting

The embattled agency has been under fire since revelations about lane closings at the George Washington Bridge last fall. But it had come under criticism before that for issues surrounding toll hikes in 2011.

04/21/2014

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