Port Authority Bus Terminal In Desperate Need Of Repair - New York News

Port Authority Bus Terminal In Desperate Need Of Repair

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The Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City is hot and messy with leaky roofs, late buses and budget problems.

Now Senator Loretta Weinberg and Senate President Steve Sweeney say that something must be done.

“They need to get a new bus terminal into their capital plan if we’re gonna ever start to talk about how to improve things here,” Weinberg said.

The Port Authority is one of the busiest commuter hubs in the United States. However, those who use the facilities and ride the buses on a daily basis say that the buildings upkeep is horrendous.

“There’s always a lot of congestion, it’s pretty taxing actually. You never really know what you’re gonna get,” one commuter commented.

However, there are some fans of the facility. Commuter James Linekin chimed in.

“I think this place has cleaned up a lot. I don’t’ know how many years ago, but they fixed it up a lot,” he said.

According to Weinberg and Sweeney, the Port Authority’s budget is 1/1000 of a percent less than what the PATH station will get for improvement, so this doesn’t seem like it will be a quick fix.

 

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