NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It could be a little while longer before commuters see any progress on a new Port Authority Bus Terminal.
New York and New Jersey lawmakers have argued over how much the new bus terminal should cost and which side of the Hudson River it should be on.READ MORE: Candidate Conversations: Eric Adams
The board decided Thursday it will not publish a plan for public comment until a consensus is reached.
With the tabling of a vote on the agency’s proposed $29.1 billion capital plan, the start of the project is nowhere in sight, WCBS 880’s Kelly Waldron reported.READ MORE: Rain Leaks Into Rockefeller Center Station, Riders Call On MTA To Invest In Subway Station Upgrades
Port Authority Chairman John Degnan said there is a silver lining.
“It’s important to note that this draft capital plan includes the requested $3.5 billion for a new bus terminal on the West Side of Manhattan,” he said.
While it’s far less than what was originally discussed, Degnan said both governors agreed on the number.MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
He admitted though, additional money may have to be spent after 10 years.