Press Release Article


Date: May 28, 2013
Press Release Number: 57-2013

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners will meet on Wednesday, May 29, on the 15th floor of Port Authority headquarters at 225 Park Avenue South in Manhattan. The public session of the Board will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Committee meetings will be held in public session prior to the 1:30 p.m. public session of the full Board. Locations, times and agenda for tomorrow's Board sessions will be broadcast later today on the Port Authority's Web site –

Members of the public wishing to address the Board should register by sending an e-mail message including name, affiliation (if any) and topic to by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29. Speakers are limited to 3 minutes, and speaking time is not transferrable. The public comment period may be limited to 30 minutes. Appropriate identification is required.

CONTACT: Steve Coleman, 212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in New York. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the state of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency relies on revenues generated by facility users, tolls, fees and rents as well as loans, bond financing, and federal grants to fund its operations. For more information, please visit

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