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Op-Ed: The Port Authority Needs To Start Over On Replacing Manhattan's Bus Terminal

Aug 24, 2016 Press Release

Published August 24, 2016 in New York Daily News: Let’s be frank: Our transportation infrastructure, the engine and lifeblood of any region, is underfunded and woefully underserved. The Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the largest and busiest terminals in the world, accommodates 232,000 passengers and more than 7,000 bus movements every weekday, and it desperately...

West Side Elected Officials and Community Demand Port Authority Engage in Transparent and Public Process for Bus Terminal Replacement

Aug 10, 2016 Press Release

NEW YORK, NY -- Today, New York elected officials and Manhattan Community Board 4, all of whom represent the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan, issued the following joint statement regarding today’s meeting of the Port Authority with Bus Terminal (PABT) Design + Deliverability Competition finalists: “We will not be attending today’s ‘stakeholder meeting,’ which is not structured to elicit a real community planning...

West Side Electeds Respond to Comments by Port Authority Board Members

Jul 28, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, State Senator Brad Hoylman, Assemblymember Richard Gottfried, Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal, and NYC Councilmember Corey Johnson continue to demand greater transparency, comprehensive planning and coordination, as well as public input as part of the Port Authority’s 2015 Midtown Bus Master Plan.  New York, NY -- Today, elected officials representing...

E-Newsletter: Judiciary Committee Hearing with AG Lynch Should Focus on Gun Violence

Jul 22, 2016 Story

Rep. Nadler speaking on House floor about lack of action on pressing issues, including Zika, gun violence,...

Joint Statement by Representatives Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Peter King on the Appointment of a New Special Master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Jul 21, 2016 Press Release

New York – Today, Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Peter King (R-NY), co-authors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, issued the following joint statement regarding the stepping down of Ms. Sheila Birnbaum as the Special Master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and the appointment of Ms. Rupa Bhattacharyya as the new Special Master.  “We owe a...