Tag Archives: Transportation

Bayonne Bridge Steel Rope, Making History in Lower Manhattan

By Neal Buccino, Special to Portfolio Photos by the Port Authority’s Mike Dombrowski Six centuries ago, engineers in the Inka Empire designed cable bridges long enough to span Peru’s mountain gorges and durable enough to withstand earthquakes. They wove these … Continue reading

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Tuesday Trivia: Port Authority Pop-up Quiz!!

DID YOU KNOW THAT . . .the George Washington Bridge is named in honor of our first president for a specific reason? The bridge sits near Fort Washington in New York and Fort Lee in New Jersey, locations where General … Continue reading

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Introducing PORTFOLIO: A Blog for Great Port Authority Stories Rarely Told

One of the recurring comments overheard in elevators and around water coolers at the Port Authority is there aren’t many people who are aware of the really cool transportation stuff the agency does every day. These stories rarely make the news cycle.  … Continue reading

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