Since 1982 the MTA has been carrying out some of the largest public works rebuilding projects in the country. The MTA is one of North Americaís largest transportation networks and serves a population of 14.6 million people in the 5,000-square-mile area fanning out from New York City through Long Island, southeastern New York State, and Connecticut.† The MTA regional transportation network includes MTA New York City Transit, MTA Staten Island Railway (part of NYC Transitís Department of Subways), MTA Long Island Rail Road, MTA Long Island Bus, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA Bridges and Tunnels, and MTA Capital Construction.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ)
225 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10003
Phone:† (212) 435-7000
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey operates many of the busiest and most important transportation links in the region. They include John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia and Teterboro airports; AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark; the George Washington Bridge; the Lincoln and Holland tunnels; the three bridges between Staten Island and New Jersey; the PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid-transit rail system; the Downtown Manhattan Heliport; Port Newark; the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island; the Brooklyn Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. The Port Authority is financially self-supporting and receives no tax revenue from either state.
Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center
One Liberty Plaza, 29th Floor, New York, NY† 10006
The Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center (LMCCC), established by executive orders issued by New York Governor George E. Pataki and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in November 2004, is charged with coordination and general oversight of all Lower Manhattan construction projects worth more than $25 million south of Canal Street.†