Press Releases - 2006

Date Headline

Dec 21, 2006

PLUGGING INTO CUSTOMER SERVICE: PORT AUTHORITY OFFERS “POWER POLES” FOR TRAVELERS TO RECHARGE ELECTRONIC DEVICES AT JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Dec 20, 2006

KENNEDY, NEWARK AND LAGUARDIA AIRPORTS COMBINE TO SURPASS 100 MILLION PASSENGERS IN 2006

Dec 19, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY’S 100 MILLIONTH AIR TRAVELER OF 2006 TO ARRIVE AT JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON DECEMBER 20

Dec 19, 2006

FIRST STEEL COLUMNS FOR THE FREEDOM TOWER RAISED

Dec 18, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - NY GOVERNOR PATAKI, MAYOR BLOOMBERG, PA OFFICIALS TO WITNESS FIRST STEEL COLUMN RISE FOR FREEDOM TOWER

Dec 18, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY TASK FORCE ANNOUNCES RECOMMENDATIONS TO BETTER SECURE PORT OF NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY

Dec 18, 2006

NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SURPASSES PRE-9/11 ANNUAL PASSENGER NUMBERS

Dec 15, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - NJ GOVERNOR CORZINE, PORT AUTHORITY CHAIRMAN COSCIA, PRIVATE SECTOR LEADERS TO ANNOUNCE RECOMMENDATIONS TO ENHANCE SECURITY OF NATION’S PORTS

Dec 14, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TAKES ACTION ON 15 ITEMS

Dec 15, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED TO HANDLE TRAVEL INCREASES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Dec 14, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY TO BUILD WORLD TRADE CENTER MEMORIAL; AUTHORIZES LEASE FOR FREEDOM TOWER OFFICE SPACE

Dec 14, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY APPROVES 10-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN OUTLINING CRITICAL REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION NEEDS

Dec 12, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TO HOLD MONTHLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14

Dec 06, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY SELLS $500 MILLION OF CONSOLIDATED BONDS

Dec 04, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - JERSEY CITY STUDENT WINS PATH HOLIDAY POSTER CONTEST

Nov 30, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - HOLLAND TUNNEL EASTBOUND LANES TO NEW YORK TO BE CLOSED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING

Nov 30, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY RELEASES PRELIMINARY 2007 BUDGET

Nov 28, 2006

RECORD AIR TRAVEL REPORTED AT AIRPORTS FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY PERIOD

Nov 20, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO BRIEF MEDIA ON RECORD THANKSGIVING TRAVEL

Nov 17, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY READY FOR BUSY THANKSGIVING TRAVEL PERIOD

Nov 16, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TAKES ACTION ON FIVE ITEMS

Nov 16, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND

Nov 14, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TO HOLD MONTHLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Nov 14, 2006

TWO MAJOR NEW JERSEY BUSINESSES GRANTED FOREIGN TRADE ZONE STATUS TO EXPAND JOBS IN THE REGION

Nov 14, 2006

BAYONNE BRIDGE CELEBRATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Nov 13, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - BAYONNE BRIDGE TO CELEBRATE 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Nov 09, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND

Nov 03, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY GRADUATES 50 POLICE OFFICERS FROM ACADEMY

Nov 02, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING

Nov 01, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY SELLS $250 MILLION OF CONSOLIDATED BONDS

Oct 27, 2006

REVISED TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE REPAVING PROJECT CANCELLED FOR FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING

Oct 26, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND

Oct 25, 2006

GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY IN GRAND STYLE

Oct 23, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE TO CELEBRATE 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Oct 20, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND

Oct 19, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY TO BEGIN ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY FOR TRANS-HUDSON EXPRESS TUNNEL

Oct 19, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD AUTHORIZES CONSTRUCTION OF MAJOR RAIL PROJECTS AT PORT OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

Oct 19, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY AUTHORIZES SALE OF AGENCY’S QUEENS WEST PROPERTY TO CITY OF NEW YORK

Oct 18, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY SELLS $300 MILLION OF CONSOLIDATED BONDS

Oct 18, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TO HOLD MONTHLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

Oct 13, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PATH SERVICE CHANGE SCHEDULED THIS WEEKEND BETWEEN HOBOKEN AND PAVONIA/NEWPORT STATIONS

Oct 12, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS THIS WEEKEND

Sep 26, 2006

GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE RECEIVES A BIRTHDAY PRESENT

Sep 21, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD APPROVES SERIES OF AGREEMENTS FOR REDEVELOPMENT OF WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE

Sep 21, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - UPPER-LEVEL LANES OF THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION THIS FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY

Sep 20, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY TO BE HONORED AT 14TH ANNUAL REGIONAL ALLIANCE FOR SMALL CONTRACTORS AWARDS LUNCHEON

Sep 19, 2006

PORT OF NY/NJ CREATING “VIRTUAL CONTAINER YARD” SYSTEM TO GIVE TRUCKERS EASY ACCESS TO EMPTY CARGO CONTAINERS

Sep 15, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY AVIATION MANAGER TO ASSIST IN REBUILDING OF COMMERCIAL AIRPORTS IN IRAQ

Oct 10, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY TO BE HONORED BY QUEENS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Sep 14, 2006

PORT OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY SETS CARGO RECORD DURING FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 2006

Sep 13, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - FORT LEE FILM COMMISSION AND PORT AUTHORITY TO HOST GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL

Sep 11, 2006

REVISED MEDIA ADVISORY NOTE: CORRECTED SATELLITE COORDINATES PORT AUTHORITY TO HOLD REMEMBRANCE SERVICE ON SEPTEMBER 11

Sep 08, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY LEADERS TO RING CLOSING BELL AT NASDAQ STOCK MARKET ON SEPTEMBER 11

Sep 08, 2006

WORLD’S LARGEST FREE-FLYING AMERICAN FLAG TO FLY AT GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE IN HONOR OF 9/11 VICTIMS

Sep 07, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PATH WORLD TRADE CENTER SERVICE SUSPENSION SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Sep 06, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT MEMORIAL QUILT ON BEHALF OF CIVILIAN COLLEAGUES LOST IN 9/11 WTC TERRORIST ATTACKS

Aug 31, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS HANDLE RECORD NUMBER OF PASSENGERS IN FIRST HALF OF 2006

Aug 31, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY POLICE PROMOTE 49 MEMBERS TO CONTINUE AGENCY’S COMMITMENT TO PUBLIC SAFETY

Aug 30, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY POLICE TO BE PROMOTED IN CEREMONY ON AUGUST 31

Aug 29, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY READY FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL

Aug 28, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO HOLD REMEMBRANCE SERVICE ON SEPTEMBER 11

Aug 15, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY, AREA OFFICIALS OPEN KEY SECTION OF HUDSON RIVER WATERFRONT WALKWAY AND PARK IN JERSEY CITY

Aug 11, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO HOLD REMEMBRANCE SERVICE ON SEPTEMBER 11

Aug 10, 2006

Statement By: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Regarding Alleged Terrorist Plot Uncovered in United Kingdom

Aug 09, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY SELLS $150 MILLION OF CONSOLIDATED NOTES

Aug 04, 2006

WTC MEMORIAL FOUNDATION AND PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCE FIRST MAJOR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARDED FOR MEMORIAL

Jul 27, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY AGREES TO CONTRIBUTE NEARLY $600,000 TOWARD JAMAICA BAY RESTORATION PROJECTS

Jul 27, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY AUTHORIZES MAJOR FUNDING FOR THE TRANS-HUDSON EXPRESS TUNNEL

Jul 07, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANE CLOSINGS CANCELED FOR THIS WEEKEND

Jul 06, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS THIS WEEKEND

Jul 06, 2006

Statement By Port Authority Chairman Anthony R. Coscia and Port Authority Vice Chairman Charles A. Gargano Re: World Trade Center Memorial

Jul 05, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING ON THURSDAY, JULY 6

Jun 28, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED TO HANDLE JULY 4 HOLIDAY TRAFFIC AS AIR TRAFFIC CONTINUES TO GROW

Jun 27, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE PORT SCHEDULED

Jun 26, 2006

STATEMENT BY THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY REGARDING WORLD TRADE CENTER INSURANCE ISSUES

Jun 20, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - THOUSANDS OF MOTORCYCLISTS TO PARTICIPATE WEDNESDAY IN GOOCH’S GARLIC RUN THROUGH HOLLAND TUNNEL

Jun 09, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY AND PHOENIX CONSTRUCTORS, JV TO SPONSOR MINORITY-OWNED, WOMEN-OWNED AND SUBCONTRACTORS’ CONFERENCE FOR THE WTC TRANSPORTATION HUB PROJECT

Jun 08, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS THIS WEEKEND

May 30, 2006

THE PORT AUTHORITY, THE REGIONAL ALLIANCE FOR SMALL CONTRACTORS AND THE MECHANICS’ INSTITUTE JOIN FORCES TO BENEFIT MINORITY-OWNED, WOMEN-OWNED AND SMALL BUSINESS CONTRACTORS

May 25, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY HIRES NEW YORK WATER TAXI TO PROVIDE FERRY SERVICE BETWEEN YONKERS AND LOWER MANHATTAN

May 24, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TO HOLD MONTHLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, MAY 25

May 22, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY READY FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL

May 19, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS THIS WEEKEND

May 08, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY POLICE UNITY BICYCLE TOUR TO KICK OFF AT WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE

May 02, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF 407-ACRE SITE IN SOUTH KEARNY TO FOREIGN TRADE ZONE NO. 49

Apr 26, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY ELECTS OFFICERS AT BOARD MEETING

Apr 25, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY MARKS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF CONTAINERIZATION AT PORT OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

Apr 24, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TO HOLD ANNUAL MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

Apr 24, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST CONTAINER SHIP TO DEPART FROM THE PORT OF NY/NJ

Apr 20, 2006

LINCOLN TUNNEL RUN/WALK FOR CHARITY TO BE HELD APRIL 23

Apr 19, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY SELLS $500 MILLION OF CONSOLIDATED BONDS

Apr 03, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - PATH WEEKEND SERVICE CHANGES TO BEGIN SUNDAY, APRIL 9

Mar 30, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY EXPANDS AWARD-WINNING DEFIBRILLATOR PROGRAM AT FACILITIES

Mar 30, 2006

CONTRACTS TO MINORITY-OWNED, WOMEN-OWNED, AND SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES EXCEED $200 MILLION IN 2005

Mar 30, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS THIS WEEKEND

Mar 29, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TO HOLD MONTHLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, MARCH 30

Mar 10, 2006

NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WINS THREE AWARDS IN ANNUAL AIRPORT CONCESSIONS COMPETITION

Mar 10, 2006

TRAVEL ADVISORY - CHRISTOPHER STREET PATH STATION CLOSURE PLANNED FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 12

Mar 09, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE LANES TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS THIS WEEKEND

Mar 07, 2006

PORT OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY SETS CARGO RECORD FOR 2005; GOVERNOR CORZINE, PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCE NEW PORT SECURITY INITIATIVES

Mar 06, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - N.J. GOVERNOR CORZINE JOINS PORT EXECUTIVES FOR RELEASE OF PORT STATISTICS FOR PORT OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY; WITNESS DEMONSTRATION OF MAJOR SECURITY INITIATIVE

Mar 03, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GOETHALS BRIDGE EASTBOUND LANES TO BE CLOSED OVERNIGHT BEGINNING MONDAY, MARCH 6

Feb 27, 2006

SUCCESSFUL AIRPORT JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAM TO CONTINUE ASSISTING RESIDENTS LIVING NEAR PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS

Feb 27, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY BUS FLEET TO FEATURE 21 NEW HYBRID BUSES

Feb 27, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY EXECUTIVE TO SPEAK AT THE REGIONAL ALLIANCE FOR SMALL CONTRACTORS 2006 CLEARINGHOUSE FOR MINORITY-OWNED, WOMEN-OWNED AND SMALL BUSINESSES

Feb 27, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - EASTBOUND LANES OF GOETHALS BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS BEGINNING MONDAY, MARCH 6

Feb 23, 2006

$37 MILLION FOR SCHOOL SOUNDPROOFING APPROVED BY PORT AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Feb 21, 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD TO HOLD MONTHLY MEETING ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Feb 17, 2006

DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY FOR A JEWEL OF A BRIDGE:
Port Authority to Commemorate George Washington Bridge’s 75th Anniversary

Feb 10, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED TO HANDLE FORECAST SNOWSTORM

Jan 27, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - HOLLAND TUNNEL NEW JERSEY BOUND TUBE TO CLOSE OVERNIGHT SUNDAY, JANUARY 29

Jan 20, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - HOLLAND TUNNEL SOUTH TUBE TO CLOSE OVERNIGHT SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

Jan 11, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY SELLS $350 MILLION OF CONSOLIDATED BONDS

Jan 06, 2006

TRAFFIC ADVISORY - GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE CLOSURES PLANNED FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 7

Jan 06, 2006

PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS SET ALL-TIME RECORD FOR PASSENGER TRAFFIC IN 2005


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