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Ditmars Blvd. Block Association, Guardians of Flushing Bay and Riverkeeper react to Port Authority’s commitment to review AirTrain alternatives

For immediate release: October 13, 2021 Contact: Leah Rae, [email protected], (914) 715-6821 Ditmars Blvd. Block Association, Guardians of Flushing Bay and Riverkeeper today issued the following statement regarding Port Authority’s announcement that it would pause action on the AirTrain project at Governor Hochul’s request and conduct a “thorough review of mass transit options to LaGuardia Airport.” Represented by Pace Environmental Law Clinic, the three groups filed a petition in federal court on Sept. 20 alleging the decision to greenlight the AirTrain project along Flushing Bay was based on an unlawfully […]

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Advocates, Queens residents sue to hit the brakes on LaGuardia AirTrain plan

Riverkeeper comes out against proposal to moor barges in Hudson

Lawsuit seeks to block LaGuardia AirTrain

Advocates sue to halt LaGuardia AirTrain, alleging the politically favored project was selected without required review of transit alternatives

As proposed, the $2 billion Port Authority project would harm a historically Black community and eliminate waterfront parkland – without delivering a one-fare public transit ride from Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport Represented by the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, advocates filed a petition in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Monday, September 20, alleging that the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to greenlight the LaGuardia AirTrain was based on an unlawfully biased decision-making process that eliminated alternatives from review that likely could have limited the impact on local community members, avoided construction […]

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FAA approves LaGuardia AirTrain despite objections from Riverkeeper, community groups

Advocates sue to halt LaGuardia AirTrain
Decision fails to address numerous concerns over railway construction above Malcolm X Promenade on Flushing Bay.

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FAA approves LaGuardia AirTrain study

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