Press Release Article


Date: Sep 05, 2019
Press Release Number: 141-2019

The Port Authority will hold its final public meetings tonight, September 5, to solicit formal comment on the agency’s planning-level scoping document, with one meeting in New York and one in New Jersey.

The public meetings are part of the Port Authority’s robust 120-day public outreach process to solicit comment from elected officials in New York and New Jersey, the City of New York, neighborhood residents, other stakeholders and the public on plans for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal. The public comment period ends on September 18.

The times and locations of tonight’s meetings are as follows:

Westin Hotel Times Square
270 W. 43rd Street
New York, N.Y. 10036
4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Presentations at 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Springfield Hilton Garden Inn
304 Route 22 West
Springfield, NJ 07081
5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Presentations at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.

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