Tag Archives: AirTrain

AirTrain To LaGuardia Project Put On Hold Indefinitely

The New York Daily News reports: The controversial plan to build an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport has been paused indefinitely, Port Authority officials announced Tuesday. Gov. Hochul last week requested the Port Authority seek “alternatives” to the project. The AirTrain — boosted for years by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo — aimed to build a new automated rail link to the …

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AirTrain To LGA May Not Happen Without Cuomo

The New York Daily News reports: Gov. Cuomo’s resignation led to an outcry among Port Authority staffers who want the agency’s top officials to halt his controversial proposal to build an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport. ”For too long, Gov. Cuomo and his staff have repeatedly pushed the agency to make non-transparent, politically motivated decisions, including decisions that squander the trust …

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FAA Approves Cuomo’s AirTrain Connection To LGA

Patch New York reports: Governor Andrew Cuomo’s controversial plan to build an AirTrain from Willetts Point to LaGuardia Airport is one step closer to becoming a reality after receiving federal approval on Tuesday. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the proposed project plan on Tuesday, giving the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey — which runs the airport …

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Cuomo Proposes Rail Link To LGA

During his State Of The State address, yesterday New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed connecting LaGuardia Airport to New York City’s rail system via a new AirTrain line. Adding rail service to LGA is an idea that has been pitched and abandoned several times in recent decades. Cuomo’s plan involves a 1.5 mile long LGA AirTrain running over the Grand …

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