Under the current proposal, the bridge will have a dedicated bus lane during rush hours. Cuomo has agreed to the formation of a task force that will make mass transit recommendations within a year.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River got a big boost today.
For Westchester County, losing $3 to $5 million a year on Rye Playland is no longer going to be an option, according to County Executive Rob Astorino.
Westchester County and Rockland County executives want mass transit support to be an essential part of the bridge.
A county executive’s veto of an anti-discrimination bill didn’t violate a housing settlement with the federal government, a judge has ruled.
Recent storms have devastated parts of Westchester County and now some money is being spent to actually prevent that flooding.
The Westchester county executive has vetoed 27 items in the 2012 budget proposed by county lawmakers.
An annual tradition will continue in Westchester County, thanks to some private funding.
The cost of a new Tappan Zee Bridge has been shaved to $5.2 billion by focusing solely on the bridge, a federal agency said Tuesday. That means no mass transit – rail or dedicated bus lanes – at this point.
The White House says New York desperately needs a new bridge. President Barack Obama issued an executive order Tuesday clearing the way for a long-awaited Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.
Just three of twelve proposals for Rye Playland are called worthy of further consideration.
Northern Westchester, Rockland, Putnam Counties Under Flood Watch; New FEMA Center Opens In White Plains
The National Weather Service says an additional inch of rain is expected to fall Wednesday morning and that flooding along roads and low-lying areas may occur.
From Westchester County to Dutchess County and beyond, New York City’s northern suburbs are still cleaning up from the torrential rains of Hurricane Irene.
Westchester County is hosting the event on August 30. County Executive Rob Astorino says the park will first be open only to those with disabilities and then to the general public.
In exchange for the museum doing millions of dollars worth of renovations to a bath house, Playland would lease the space to the museum for only $1 year.
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