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Finally! Port Authority approves plan for brand-new Port Authority Bus Terminal

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Will Gleason
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey made a big step forward today in replacing their aging bus terminal/hellmouth on 42nd Street by approving plans to build a brand-new terminal. The new building will be constructed after a winning plan is selected from an international design competition, similar to the upcoming overhaul that's coming to LaGuardia Airport. (Rebuilding NYC's major bus depot and a major airport at the same time? What could possibly go wrong?)

The current Port Authority Bus Terminal is a year-round haunted house that was built more than 50 years ago and currently handles more than 200,000 commuters every day. The new plan is expected to cost $10 billion.

h/t ABC7

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