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2017

SIX AIRLINES AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT CHANGING TERMINALS IN DECEMBER TO STREAMLINE PASSENGER TRAVEL

October 20, 2017

Starting December 9, American, Delta, JetBlue, Alaska, Frontier and Spirit will relocate to improve the travel experience, minimize inconvenience and reduce delays...[more]

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARES TO DEPLOY EMERGENCY CONTINGENT TO HURRICANE-RAVAGED PUERTO RICO TO ASSIST WITH WIDESPREAD RELIEF EFFORTS

September 25, 2017

Dozens of emergency responders will be part of extensive New York State team deployment announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to provide help in wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastating damage throughout the Commonwealth...[more]

TRAVEL ADVISORY FREE LAGUARDIA LINK Q70 BUS SERVICE IN EFFECT LABOR DAY WEEKEND

August 31, 2017

Q70 bus line provides convenient connections between LaGuardia Airport and New York City Subway and Long Island Rail Road…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED TO ACCOMMODATE MORE THAN 7 MILLION TRAVELERS DURING LABOR DAY WEEKEND

August 30, 2017

The Port Authority is ready to handle the more than 7 million people who will travel through its transportation facilities by air, car and rail during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, the unofficial end of the summer season…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS SET NEW RECORD DURING FIRST HALF OF 2017 WITH MORE THAN 63.5 MILLION PASSENGERS

August 29, 2017

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s airports – the world’s busiest aviation network – are on pace to reach a fifth consecutive annual record for passenger levels, jumping 2.4 percent with nearly 63.6 million travelers in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period last year…[more]

LAGUARDIA AIRPORT TRAVEL ADVISORY – ACCESS TO LGA’S TERMINAL B AND 94TH STREET NO LONGER AVAILABLE FROM GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY’S WESTBOUND EXIT 7, STARTING SATURDAY; EXIT 7 NOW WILL ONLY PROVIDE ACCESS TO TERMINALS C AND D

August 15, 2017

New Grand Central Parkway Exit 6 westbound will provide direct access route for Terminal B travelers and local traffic to 94th Street via Service Road…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD APPROVES $54.4 MILLION RUNWAY PROJECT AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT TO MAINTAIN STATE OF GOOD REPAIR

July 20, 2017

Work will primarily be staged at night on weekdays to minimize the impact on airport operations…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED TO ACCOMMODATE MORE THAN 5 MILLION TRAVELERS DURING FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY PERIOD

June 28, 2017

The Port Authority projects that more than 5 million people will travel by air, car and rail at the agency’s transportation facilities during the upcoming Independence Day holiday week, traditionally one of the busiest travel periods of the summer…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED TO ACCOMMODATE NEARLY SIX MILLION TRAVELERS DURING 2017 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

May 24, 2017

The Port Authority is prepared to accommodate the nearly six million people who will travel by air, car or rail during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of the summer travel season…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY MARKS NATIONAL AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH WITH PLANS TO HOST “WINGS FOR AUTISM” EVENT AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT SATURDAY, APRIL 29

April 28, 2017

Partnering with the New York chapter of The Arc, Delta Air Lines and the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Port Authority will host a “Wings for Autism” event at LaGuardia Airport on Saturday, April 29, to help familiarize autistic youngsters with air travel procedures…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS LEAD TO REDUCED GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS, SIGNIFICANT ENERGY SAVINGS

April 20, 2017

Agency programs remove 25,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions, implement energy-efficient lighting systems and achieve $9 million in savings…[more]

LAGUARDIA TRAVEL ADVISORY – FOR TRAVELERS FLYING INTO TERMINAL B USING FOR-HIRE-VEHICLES: NEW PICK-UP AREA TO SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE TRAFFIC FLOW STARTING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 UNDER ONE-MONTH PILOT PROGRAM – FHVs THAT VIOLATE NEW POLICY SUBJECT TO PENALTIES – DROP OFF PROCEDURES REMAIN UNCHANGED

April 3, 2017

Continuing efforts to lessen traffic on LaGuardia Airport’s roadways during on-going construction work, For-Hire Vehicles (FHVs) will pick up travelers flying into Terminal B at a new dedicated location west of the terminal starting Wednesday, April 5…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY, WAZE NAVIGATION APP PARTNER FOR REAL-TIME TRAFFIC DATA SHARING

March 21, 2017

Two-Way Data Sharing Promotes Safety, More Efficient Travel,Reduced Congestion and Lower Emissions Across One of the World’s Busiest Transportation Systems…[more]

LAGUARDIA AIRPORT TRAVELERS ENCOURAGED TO USE NEW TAXI GROUP RIDE-SHARING APP PROVIDED BY BANDWAGON TO SAVE MONEY AND HELP REDUCE POTENTIAL TRAFFIC CONGESTION AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT. TRAVELERS URGED TO LEAVE PLENTY OF TIME AND HEAD TO LAGUARDIA AIRPORT ONLY IF THEY HAVE CONFIRMED FLIGHTS FOLLOWING TUESDAY’S WINTER STORM, SINCE THURSDAY’S FLIGHTS ARE FULLY BOOKED

March 16, 2017

Travelers leaving LaGuardia Airport are encouraged to take advantage of the Bandwagon Taxi Share App at Bandwagon.io, which matches riders going to the same area and moves them to the front of taxi lines…[more]

CHEAP $10 UBERPOOL SERVICE FROM LGA TO ANYWHERE IN NYC. LAGUARDIA TRAVELERS MAY USE NEW REDUCED UBERPOOL $10 DISCOUNTED FARE LEAVING THE AIRPORT TO ANY PART OF CITY’S FIVE BOROUGHS TO RIDE SHARE AND HELP REDUCE POTENTIAL TRAFFIC CONGESTION AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT. TRAVELERS URGED TO LEAVE PLENTY OF TIME AND HEAD TO LAGUARDIA AIRPORT ONLY IF THEY HAVE CONFIRMED FLIGHTS FOLLOWING TUESDAY’S WINTER STORM, SINCE WEDNESDAY FLIGHTS ARE FULLY BOOKED

March 15, 2017

To save money and help reduce congestion for everyone on the airport roadways, travelers can make use of UberPool, which today is starting a special discounted $10 fare for all UberPool trips originating from LaGuardia and ending anywhere in the five boroughs. Taxi Group Riding also will be in effect on an optional basis from the airport…[more]

FREE MTA BUS SERVICE TO AND FROM LGA THIS WEEK. FREE Q70 LAGUARDIA BUS LINK AVAILABLE THROUGH FRIDAY TO HELP REDUCE POTENTIAL TRAFFIC CONGESTION AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT, AS AIRPORT ACCOMMODATES REBOOKED PASSENGERS FROM TUESDAY’S CANCELLED FLIGHTS.TRAVELERS URGED TO LEAVE PLENTY OF TIME AND HEAD TO LAGUARDIA AIRPORT ONLY IF THEY HAVE CONFIRMED FLIGHTS FOLLOWING TUESDAY’S WINTER STORM, SINCE WEDNESDAY FLIGHTS ARE FULLY BOOKED

March 15, 2017

The Q70 LaGuardia Bus Link will be free through Friday to help relieve anticipated traffic congestion in the wake of Tuesday’s storm that led to the cancellation of 99 percent of the airport’s flights…[more]

LAGUARDIA EXPECTS SIGNIFICANT VEHICLE TRAFFIC TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY AS AIRPORT ACCOMMODATES REBOOKED PASSENGERS FROM TUESDAY’S CANCELLED FLIGHTS. TRAVELERS URGED TO LEAVE PLENTY OF TIME AND HEAD TO LAGUARDIA AIRPORT ONLY IF THEY HAVE CONFIRMED FLIGHTS FOLLOWING TUESDAY’S WINTER STORM, SINCE WEDNESDAY FLIGHTS ARE FULLY BOOKED

March 15, 2017

Travelers are Urged to Check With Their Airlines Prior To Traveling to LGA and to Use the Q70 LaGuardia Bus Link – Free Today through Friday – and Other Mass Transit and Ride-Share Options to Access the Airport…[more]

AIRPORT ADVISORY- FOLLOWING TUESDAY’S WINTER STORM, MOST FLIGHTS FULLY BOOKED AT LAGUARDIA, KENNEDY AND NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORTS ON WEDNESDAY; AIRPORTS EXPECT SIGNIFICANT VEHICLE TRAFFIC TOMORROW

March 14, 2017

Airports Travelers are urged to call their airlines prior to traveling to the airports; Passengers without a confirmed flight should not come to the airports; All travelers are advised to use mass transit including the JFK AirTrain, EWR AirTrain and LaGuardia Link Q70 Bus…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY UPDATE ON CONDITIONS AT ITS TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

March 14, 2017

As a result of the major snowstorm impacting the New York-New Jersey region, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reports the following update on conditions at its transportation facilities as of 10:30 a.m…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED FOR MAJOR BLIZZARD EXPECTED TO HIT THE REGION EARLY TOMORROW

March 13, 2017

Forecasters predict 12-18 inches of snow, blizzard-like conditions; Travelers urged to stay off the roads, away from transportation facilities if possible…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD APPROVES LARGEST EVER $32.2 BILLION 10-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN

February 16, 2017

Plan reflects agency’s return to its core transportation mission; Leverages private sector dollars to help rebuild region’s aging infrastructure; Creates 235,400 job years and $56 billion in overall economic activity…[more]

TRAVEL ADVISORY- FREE LAGUARDIA LINK Q70 BUS SERVICE OVER PRESIDENTS DAY WEEKEND THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AND DISCOUNTED PARKING AT LONG-TERM LOT (P10)

February 15, 2017

Free LaGuardia Link Q70 service provides convenient connection to New York City Subway and Long Island Railroad; Discounted $18 price at long-term P10 lot and traffic mitigation plans to assist passengers, including free parking in Cell Phone Lot P5 for passenger pick-up. Relocated taxi stand and for-hire vehicle pick-up areas will create streamlined process. [more]

PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED FOR FIRST MAJOR SNOWFALL OF 2017

February 8, 2017

The first significant winter storm of 2017 is expected to hit the New York-New Jersey region early tomorrow morning, bringing 6 to 12 inches of heavy wet snow and high winds throughout the day…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY RESPONSE TO REASON FOUNDATION’S CALL FOR AGENCY’S REINVENTION THROUGH PRIVATIZATION

January 27, 2017

Agency’s Proposed 10-Year Capital Plan Makes Unprecedented Investment in Core Transportation Assets; Port Authority Already Established National Leader in Public-Private Partnerships…[more]

PASSENGER ACTIVITY AT PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS SETS NEW RECORD FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

January 25, 2017

More than 130 million air passengers welcomed in 2016. Increase spurs economic activity and underscores demand for the Port Authority’s comprehensive airport modernization programs…[more]

MEDIA ADVISORY – PORT AUTHORITY PREPARED FOR UPCOMING NOR’EASTER STORM

January 23, 2017

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has made extensive preparations for personnel and equipment at all of its facilities in advance of an approaching nor’easter storm…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY STEPS UP AIRPORT SECURITY IN WAKE OF SHOOTING AT FOR LAUDERDALE AIRPORT

January 6, 2017

Port Authority Police are stepping up patrols and deployment of officers with heavy tactical weapons at agency airports, including John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia, in the wake of today’s deadly airport shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida…[more]

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD ISSUES DRAFT $32 BILLION 10-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN; EXTENSIVE PUBLIC OUTREACH PLANNED

January 6, 2017

Plan  includes $29.5 billion for direct Port Authority projects that will continue agency’s efforts to return to its core transportation mission…[more]

TRAVEL ADVISORY – LAGUARDIA EXPECTING SIGNIFICANT HOLIDAY PASSENGER VOLUME AND TRAFFIC BEGINNING THIS WEEK; TRAVELERS URGED TO LEAVE PLENTY OF TIME, CONSIDER MASS TRANSIT

April 5, 2016

From April 5 through April 17, MTA to provide free Q70 bus service; Travelers flying into Terminal B being picked up by For-Hire Vehicles should use new pick-up area west of the Terminal…[more]

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