Gov. Kathy Hochul is calling for alternatives to the LaGuardia AirTrain proposal after attacks on the project from progessive Democrats, community groups and government watchdogs.
Hochul asked the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Monday to consider different visions for the LGA AirTrain other than the one approved by the Federal Aviation Administration on July 20.
“I have asked the Port Authority to examine alternative mass transit solutions for reducing car traffic and increasing connectivity to LaGuardia Airport,” Hochul said. “We must ensure that our transportation projects are bold, visionary, and serve the needs of New Yorkers.”
The Port Authority is overseeing the funding
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