New York
Government, Business, Safety

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Proposes Additional $125 Billion for N.Y. Infrastructure

JFK airport A sign at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. (Photo by Seth Wenig/AP)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced May 8 that an additional $125 billion will go toward infrastructure investment over the next five years.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2018
Government

‘I Love NY’ Highway Signs to Come Down After Federal Pressure

An "I Love NY" sign on the New York State Thruway Mike Groll/Associated Press

The “I Love New York” signs that line New York’s highways will start coming down, according to state transportation officials.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 5, 2018
Business, TCA

New York Teamsters Pension Cuts to Take Effect Despite 2-1 Opposing Vote

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

The U.S. Treasury Department on Sept. 13 announced that active and retired Teamsters across upstate New York had voted against big pension reductions by better than a 2-1 ratio.

John Cropley | The Daily Gazette (Schenectady, N.Y.)
September 13, 2017
Government, Business

Port of New York and New Jersey Handles Record Container Traffic for a February

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

Container traffic at the Port of New York and New Jersey continued at a strong pace with February 2017 activity setting a record for the busiest February ever at the port.

Transport Topics
March 28, 2017
Government, Business

Port of New York and New Jersey Reports Weaker Imports and Exports in September

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

The Port of New York and New Jersey reported a drop in container traffic in September 2016 versus the year prior, according to numbers released Nov. 3.

Transport Topics
November 4, 2016
Government

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Signs Budget That Slashes Truck Fees

Cuomo by Jin Lee/Bloomberg News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a budget resolution agreed to by the state Senate and Assembly on April 12 that includes a fix for registration and decal fees for heavy-duty trucks.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
April 12, 2016
Government, Business

N.Y. Legislature Not Supportive of Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Thruway Toll Reductions

governorandrewcuomo/Flickr

New York’s House and Senate are balking at Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to effectively cut toll rates on the New York Thruway in half for its most frequent users and hold them steady for four years for all other drivers.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 18, 2016
Government

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Proposes Slashing N.Y. Truck Registration, Decal Fees

In the wake of the Jan. 22 ruling by New York’s Supreme Court that the state's highway user registration and decal fees for trucks were unconstitutional, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Feb. 12 offered an amendment to his proposed budget that drops those fees from a combined $19 to $1.50.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
February 16, 2016
Government, Business

Cargo Volumes Rise to Record at Port of N.Y.-N.J.

Peter Foley/Bloomberg News

The Port of New York and New Jersey set a record for annual cargo volumes in 2015 by more than 10%.

Transport Topics
February 9, 2016
Government, Business

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Releases $6.5 Billion Budget for 2016

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey released its proposed $6.5 billion budget for 2016.

Transport Topics
December 2, 2015

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