THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

Press Release Article


PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TAKES ACTION ON SEVERAL ITEMS THAT WILL GENERATE APPROXIMATELY 3,800 JOBS

Date: Jun 30, 2011
Press Release Number: 40-2011

Actions Help Meet Port Authority’s Mission to Build Regional Infrastructure and Drive Economic Growth

At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners took the following actions:


CONTACT: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Steve Coleman, 212 435-7777

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which is self-sufficient and does not receive tax dollars from either state, 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; Port Newark; the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island; the Brooklyn Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; the Port Authority-Port Jersey Marine Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.