THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

Press Release Article


PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TAKES ACTION ON SEVERAL ITEMS

Date: Jul 24, 2008
Press Release Number: 81-2008

At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners authorized:

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Steve Coleman, 212 435-7777, scoleman@panynj.gov

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey operates many of the busiest and most important transportation links in the region. They include John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, Stewart International and Teterboro airports; AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark; the George Washington Bridge and Bus Station; the Lincoln and Holland tunnels; the three bridges between Staten Island and New Jersey; the PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid-transit system; the Port Authority-Downtown Manhattan

Heliport; Port Newark; the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island; the Brooklyn Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.

The Port Authority is financially self-supporting and receives no tax revenue from either state.