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    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Buses going through the Lincoln Tunnel will start using the exclusive bus lane once again Monday morning. The lane has been closed since March, when the coronavirus pandemic started and car traffic dropped by more than 60%. The Port Authority said traffic is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels. The lane is...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Bus riders, get ready for changes. The Port Authority of Allegheny County announced Thursday a redistribution of resources this fall to better serve passengers during the pandemic. The Authority plans to modify 55 schedules overall. Some of the changes will help passengers currently missing rides because of coronavirus capacity limits...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Port Authority announced on Wednesday that three additional have tested positive for coronavirus in the past week, bringing the total number of positive cases among employees to 51. All three of the positive cases were operators from the West Mifflin garage and each reported having family members...
    Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole made a special visit to his alma mater, Cedar Grove High School, to celebrate an annual tradition -- planting miniature American flags outside the school to remember and pay tribute to the victims of 9/11. “Having seen this extraordinary display, I said we needed to do something to honor the...
    The family of a Newark Liberty Airport worker who was struck by an airplane propeller and killed has filed a lawsuit saying an absentee spotter and failed safety provisions are to blame for her death. Jacqueline Mkalama, 53, of Orange, died Sept. 2, 2017 while walking on the tarmac at Gate 25 in Terminal A...
    By: KDKA-TV News PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Another industry being affected by the coronavirus pandemic is public transportation. Port Authority has confirmed that some trips are being missed due to a shortage of drivers. They have told KDKA that they have had fewer drivers to fill trips and when they cannot fill the trips...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Port Authority has plans to replace 25 bus shelters. Most of those are located outside the city of Pittsburgh. (Photo Credit: KDKA) Seven new shelters will be built at pick-up only stops along the Martin Luther King, Jr. East Busway. The work will be done in the...
    ELIZABETH, New Jersey (WABC) -- The largest container ship ever docked along the east coast is here in New Jersey.The Port Authority welcomed the CMA CGM Brazil to its marine terminal in Elizabeth.The new ultra-large vessel is calling at ports in North America after a transatlantic voyage from Sri-Lanka.The ship is transporting clothing, furniture, toys,...
    NEW YORK (AP) — The largest container ship ever to call on a U.S. east coast port was headed to New Jersey on Saturday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced. The 1,200-foot (366-meter) CMA CGM Brazil will dock at the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal carrying cargo that includes clothing, pharmaceuticals, furniture,...
    “Nobody asked me to fill out anything.” Roberto Gonzalvo, 33, had just stepped off Peter Pan 8733, the afternoon nonstop from Baltimore. He was still adjusting his eyes to the harsh fluorescent glare of New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal and about to ride the A train to his cousin’s apartment in Washington Heights....
    It’s a bury good way to get rid of the city’s most hated transit hub. Many of the 250,000 commuters who use the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Eighth Avenue daily would love to see the ugly, inefficient facility disappear. An audacious replacement proposal submitted by a major engineering and design firm would give...
    It’s a bury good approach to eliminate the town’s most hated transit hub. Lots of the 250,000 commuters who use the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Eighth Avenue every day would like to see the ugly, inefficient facility disappear. An audacious substitute proposal submitted by a significant engineering and design agency would give them...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Ahead of a planned protest over Port Authority barring Black Lives Matter masks, Port Authority’s CEO says the uniform policy doesn’t target any “specific message, group or ideology.” Port Authority CEO Katharine Kelleman said in a statement Wednesday morning that the uniform policy has prohibited wearing political or...
    A group of Port Authority police officers revived a construction worker who suffered a medical episode at LaGuardia Airport. Officers Oliver Ramclam, Richard McCarthy, Tim Feeney, John Gimigliano and Dan Novelli responded to a call for aid at a construction site opposite Terminal D shortly after 6:30 a.m. Monday, Port Authority Spokeswoman Lenis Valen said....
    NEW YORK (AP) — A commuter bus slammed into a divider at New York City’s main bus terminal on Saturday, injuring 16 people including one critically, the fire department said. The New Jersey Transit bus crashed on an upper ramp at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, tossing passengers around and causing major damage...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – More than a dozen people on board an NJ TRANSIT bus were hurt when it crashed into the median on a ramp near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan on Friday. First responders were called to scene after it happened around 9:30 a.m. At least 16 people were hurt...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Several people were injured after New Jersey Transit bus crashed into a pole heading to Port Authority.FDNY officials say 14 people were injured, 1 critically, during the bus crash heading from Fort Lee to Port Authority.They say the bus crashed into a pole on the upper ramp as it was...
    Two severely injured victims were among 16 in all who were hospitalized following a Saturday morning bus crash at the Port Authority bus terminal in Manhattan, responders said. Six were moderately hurt and the rest considered minor, mostly with face and neck injuries, after the bus slammed into a guardrail on an inbound ramp around...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Several people were injured after New Jersey Transit bus crashed into a pole heading to Port Authority.NJ Transit officials say 15 people were injured in the bus crash heading from Fort Lee to Port Authority.They say the bus crashed into a pillar on the upper ramp into the terminal around...
    A Thursday morning crash on the George Washington Bridge's lowel level killed an SUV passenger and sent the driver to the hospital in critical condition, authorities said. A Toyota RAV4 and a Chevrolet Corvette collided on the westbound lower level around 9:40 a.m., Port Authority Spokeswoman Lenis Valens said. The RAV4 overturned, throwing the passenger...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff UPPER ST. CLAIR (KDKA) – Port Authority now has 44 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among its staff. On Wednesday, they announced a mechanic who works at its light rail facility in Upper St. Clair tested positive for COVID-19. The mechanic had last worked on August 21 and has been...
    Ajo (Cantabria), Aug 26 . .- Okuda San Miguel outlines with aerosols the details of the colorful intervention on the body of the Ajo Lighthouse, which has generated controversy among those who censure the suitability of the art and prefer that the tower of northernmost light in Cantabria retain its traditional achromatic tone. Tired of...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A $2 billion plan to build a rail link connecting New York City with LaGuardia Airport has received initial approval from federal regulators. The Federal Aviation Administration released its report Friday. The plan by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey would build an elevated track in Queens to...
    By DAVID PORTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A $2 billion plan to build an elevated train link connecting New York City with LaGuardia Airport through an intermediate stop is the best alternative to improve traffic delays, federal regulators said in a preliminary environmental impact statement released Friday. Depending on final environmental approval, construction...
    Port Authority police captured a driver who they said assaulted a companion at Newark Airport, sped off with her and her friend in his SUV and then crashed. The incident began Thursday afternoon at the Terminal B arrivals area, Port Authority Media Relations Deputy Director Amber Greene said. Jason Strong, 30, of Staten Island, assaulted...
    NEW YORK (AP) — A $2 billion plan to build an elevated train link connecting New York City with LaGuardia Airport through an intermediate stop is the best alternative to improve traffic delays, federal regulators said in a preliminary environmental impact statement released Friday. Depending on final environmental approval, construction could begin as soon...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A motorcyclist was hurt when he collided with a Port Authority bus in Duquesne. According to police, the bus turned in front of the bike as the driver was making a right on red at Route 837 and Library Road. The collision caused the rider to...
    By: KDKA-TV News PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Port Authority announced four more employees that tested positive for coronavirus. Two of the cases reported were at the Downtown Administrative Building. Along with those two cases, a bus driver and a worker in the main shop in Manchester tested positive. As of Wednesday, August 19,...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Port Authority says two more employees have tested positive for coronavirus. Both employees work at the Manchester facility, one is a mechanic and the other a service worker. They last worked on July 31, and both reported testing positive last Thursday, Aug. 6. The cases have been reported to the Allegheny...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Port Authority is alerting customers that the Mon Incline is currently out of service due to a maintenance issue. Shuttle buses are being set up between the upper and lower incline stations. Crews are currently working to resolve the issue. Port Authority has not given...
    While accusing the city council of being “willfully deceptive,” St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has withdrawn his nomination of a former assistant city attorney to the board of the St. Paul Port Authority. Carter issued a two-page letter to the St. Paul City Council on Wednesday explaining why he was no longer advancing Matt Slaven...
    By: KDKA-TV Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Port Authority says five more of its employees have tested positive for coronavirus. A total of 37 employees have now tested positive. Four of the five new cases are bus drivers, the Port Authority says. Three of the five drivers work in the Ross Township garage. One of...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Bus ridership is doing well, but the MTA is not charging fares from these passengers yet; on roads, traffic is back with fewer for-hire vehicles and CitiBike is thriving. All this has done little to boost...
    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was left in the dark on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to set up NYC checkpoints for coronavirus at the city’s bridges and tunnels — despite policing the crossings. De Blasio announced stepped-up enforcement of out-of-state travelers Wednesday morning with New York City Sheriff Joseph Fucito,...
    The Port of Savannah handled 4.44 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Fiscal Year 2020, down less than 1 percent compared to the previous year. Despite COVID-19 disruptions, total tons crossing all GPA docks reached a record 37.77 million, up 0.6 percent, or...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City It’s been almost 19 years since the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was destroyed alongside the rubble of the Twin Towers on 9/11, but now officials and clergy are celebrating the near-completion of a new house...
    An 18-year-old New York City woman stole a Mercedes from a Paramus dealership, then crashed it into four vehicles at the George Washington Bridge while trying to flee, authorities said. The vehicle was running, unoccupied, when Nyaomi James got into the driver’s seat and sped off shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday, they said. Paramus police,...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City COVID-19 and an obstinate federal government are causing not only hellish losses for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, but could impact jobs supported by expansion projects at JFK and LaGuardia Airports, agency leaders...
    The Port Authority may be forced to rethink the redevelopment of JFK Airport and the LaGuardia AirTrain amid a coronavirus-induced $800 million drop in revenue this year, officials warned Thursday. “The agency’s second-quarter financial performance is the worst downturn in the Port Authority’s recent history — perhaps in its entire history, but certainly since World...
    The Port Authority may be forced to rethink the redevelopment of JFK Airport and the LaGuardia AirTrain amid a coronavirus-induced $800 million drop in revenue this year, officials warned Thursday. “The agency’s second-quarter financial performance is the worst downturn in the Port Authority’s recent history — perhaps in its entire history, but certainly since World...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The controversial AirTrain plan at LaGuardia is once again stirring up debate. The Port Authority has a shortfall of a few billion dollars and is asking for help. Others say there are more important issues to spend the money on and the AirTrain plan should be scrapped. The proposed AirTrain LGA...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Port Authority says three more of their employees have tested positive for coronavirus. A total of 32 employees have now tested positive. Two of the new cases are bus drivers. One works at the garage in Collier Township, the other works at the one in Ross Township. They both tested positive...
    Palma, Jul 25 (EFE) .- The five executives of the Balearic Port Authority, detained in an investigation for alleged corruption, including its president, Joan Gual de Torrella, have been released with charges, after the records that lasted for hours at the headquarters in Palma, Ibiza and Mahón. In addition to Gual de Torrella, the vice...
    Mahon / Palma, Jul 24 (EFE) .- The Civil Guard is conducting searches this Friday at the offices of the Balearic Port Authority (APB) in Palma, Mahón and Ibiza, as part of an investigation by the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office. In addition, the president of the Balearic Islands Port Authority, Joan Gual de Torrella, and two...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- There is new information on the terrifying moment drivers watched water flood into the Lincoln Tunnel.The Port Authority says the rush of water was caused by a damaged pipe.It happened last week and the video quickly went viral.The Port Authority says crews quickly identified and isolated the damage and closed a...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Two more Port Authority employees have tested positive for coronavirus. The Port Authority says one is a light rail operator who tested positive on July 10 and last worked June 13. The other is a bus driver from the Ross Township garage who last worked on May 29. Seventeen of the...