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WNYC has a tragic report examining the recent spike in suicides on the George Washington Bridge and has learned that every 3.5 days, someone attempts to jump to his or her death. The bridge, which stands 25 stories above the Hudson River, has no fence, netting, or wall on its pedestrian walkway. There is only […]

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Port Authority recently sent a cease and desist letter to Manhattan retail store Fishs Eddy over their use of the New York City skyline and tunnels on dishware. The store has been selling these dishes for 13 years, but Port Authority is very concerned about them co-opting what they consider their property. The Wire quoted the cease and […]

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Manhattan’s grimiest public transportation hub has its eye on expansion. According to DNAinfo, the Port Authority is angling to build another bus terminal in Midtown, setting up shop on the block between 39th and 40th Streets and 10th and 11th Avenues. By the looks of it, the new station would serve mostly commuters from Jersey, not the […]

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Around 9PM ast night, a bomb squad responded to a suspicious package report on 9th Avenue and West 40th Street, prompting the Port Authority to evacuate for about 45 minutes. It turns out that all this commotion was caused by some fake grenades, which just creates more questions. Whose grenades are these? Why would anyone […]

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There will be nightly closures — for a really long time — of the New York-bound approach to the Lincoln Tunnel starting this evening as the Port Authority begins an $88 million rehab project on the 70-year-old roadway known as the Helix. Weekdays from 10:30PM – 5AM, all of the eastbound lanes will be closed, […]

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The Port Authority may fine air travelers tens of thousands of dollars if they cause a flight to be delayed reports everyone and according to the Metro, the measure is already in effect. It appears the agency is specifically looking to punish people who refuse to turn off their electronic devices or argue with flight […]

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According to a new audit, the Port Authority is “dysfunctional” and like the MTA, particularly irresponsible when it comes to managing money that isn’t theirs. […]

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Similar to the MTA, the Port Authority tends to spend money like a blackout drunk with a credit card, and then expects the public to bail them out when it comes to paying the bill. So as of Sunday, the agency raised tolls on all its crossings between between New York and New Jersey. […]

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According to amNY: yes. The freebie paper reports that the drab poor people transportation hub is “getting a facelift” by way of a giant new LCD screen that will wrap around the entire building’s corner facade. It’s described as “a look that’s a little more Times Square than aging bus station.” And that’s an improvement? […]

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A New York Times photo intern was arrested for disorderly conduct and harassment reports the New York Times. Karly Domb Sadof was snapping photos of Paris Hilton at Port Authority on Thursday—yes I know that sounds absurd already—when Port Authority officers started acting more like private security and at the urging of Hilton’s team, tried […]

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