More Than 5 Million Travelers to Use Port Authority Facilities During the July 4th Holiday Weekend
With more than 5 million travelers expected to use airports, bridges, tunnels, terminals and PATH during the July 4 holiday weekend, the Port Authority is prepared to provide assistance at its facilities through website alerts
, Twitter updates, online parking reservations
and additional customer care representatives at the airports to ensure a safe and enjoyable travel experience.
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Port Authority Names New Leadership for its Airports
Five highly accomplished aviation leaders within the Port Authority's ranks will lead JFK, Newark Liberty, LaGuardia, Stewart International airport and our efforts at Atlantic City International Airport as the agency prepares to handle significantly increasing demand for air travel in the coming decades.
The new team of general managers, Michael Moran at JFK, Rich Heslin at Newark Liberty, Lysa Scully at LaGuardia and Ed Harrison at Stewart, have more than 100 years of combined aviation experience within the agency.
Additionally, at Atlantic City International Airport, E.J. Mullins was promoted to Program Director, overseeing the agency's agreement with the South Jersey Transportation Authority to provide general management services, including the development of air service for the airport.
Read details about the new team members.
Upper Level GWB Deck Rehabilitation Work Resumes
GWB Steel Deck Replacement.
Rehabilitation work has resumed at the GWB where three upper-level lanes will be closed during overnight hours for 12 weeks on the upper-level deck rehabilitation project, which began last summer. The lanes will be closed from
9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m. Friday into Saturday. There will be no lane closings on Saturday or Sunday nights. Motorists are encouraged to use the lower level of the bridge to avoid delays.
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Public Comment Period Continues for Minimum Wage Rules at Airports
Continuing through July 13 members of the public may comment on the Port Authority's new minimum wage rules for non-trade labor service contract workers of entities doing business at JFK, Newark Liberty and LaGuardia airports.
Click here for the new guidelines and instruction for submitting public comments. Members of the public who wish to comment can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is the first step in the implementation of the policy adopted by the Port Authority's Board of Commissioners in May.
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The next meeting of the Port Authority Board of Commissioners will be held on Wednesday, July 23, at 225 Park Ave. South, NYC. A schedule of public meetings is published on the Port Authority website.Minutes and actions from previous Board of Commissioners meetings and webcasts are also available online.