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.
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.
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.
Marko Markovich, James Brady, Andrew Rossig and Kyle Hartwell were arraigned in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The “active shooter drill” used mock gunmen firing paint bullets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The aging span is scheduled for a major makeover to replace the bridge deck and give the roadway another 75 years of life.
Loud planes have caused a small Long Island town to file thousands of complaints with the Port Authority.
AirTrain service at John F. Kennedy International Airport will be shut down until Saturday afternoon.
Work to raise the span is vibrating windows and walls, splitting plaster, shifting door frames and filling the air with dust, some residents claim.
At around 5:45 a.m. Monday, the suspect approached a 52-year-old man from behind who was attempting to hail a cab outside 625 8th Ave. He then punched the man who fell to the ground, according to police.