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Port Authority’s $90 Million Improvement Plan

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At the latest Port Authority board meeting, Executive Director Patrick Foye announced that there are new plans to spend $90 million to improve the bus terminal.

The much needed renovations will start by cleaning the bathroom lavatories and improving cellphone and Wi-Fi service throughout the terminal.

Recently, commuters have been extremely boisterous about their discontent with Port Authority’s conditions including bus service in and out of the station. They have even started a twitter campaign which hasn’t gone unnoticed by newly appointed chairman John Degnan who toured the facility himself and has vowed to make the necessary changes.

“The immediate obligation of the Port Authority is to enhance the commuters experience in the Port Authority Bus Terminal,” he said.

More than 100,000 New Jersey commuters rely on the bus terminal every day to get to and from work and Degnan understands their frustration.

“They want to arrive at work not hot and dirty and tired and frustrated, by an everyday experience that doesn’t meet normal standards that one would expect of a governmental institution,” he said.

 

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