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  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:42 am   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
When Greyhound made their 1963 move into the Port, to save on paying the rather high rents the PA charged, they rented space for their NY Regional administrative offices, as well as their telephone in ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver

Replies: 106
Views: 20434

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:36 am   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
A lot of people recall the 1980 remodeling of The Port when the North Wing was opened, but not so many recall the first expansion in 1963, when Greyhound and its affiliate were coerced into moving in ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver

Replies: 106
Views: 20434

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:34 am   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
Speaking of newspaper bundles...

The Edwards Lakes-To-Sea System, 12:30 AM milk run all the way to Cleveland, carried a full bin of newspaper bundles on its nightly run. The Edwards driver would ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver

Replies: 106
Views: 20434

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:16 am   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NYO--

I was always's intrigued by Northeast's name, comparing it to Northeast Airlines (of "Yellowbird" fame, and spokesman Jim Dooley standing at some balmy Florida beach during the wint ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver

Replies: 106
Views: 20434

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:57 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
Not really familiar with the upper bus level's, but I am fairly sure that what you saw was "chill water" used to supply various terminal air conditioner's, as you surmised...

That "o ...
  Topic: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
traildriver

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PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:58 pm   Subject: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
As part of that project, I believe there will be four tracks between the tunnels and Newark...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver

Replies: 106
Views: 20434

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:55 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
Here's a very interesting page on Jerusalem's "PABT"; some interesting photos (w/buses) are on this page.

Interesting information on ventilation and bus operations as well.

Also, note ...
  Topic: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
traildriver

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Views: 5842

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:34 am   Subject: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
See also:

www.fourthplan.org/action/gateway

Nice. If money was no object... Wink
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver

Replies: 106
Views: 20434

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:42 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
Follow up.......

EYEWITNESS NEWS AT 4 (ABC 7) just had an excellent report, carried by reporter N.J. Burkett; this report also featured vintage photos of when "The Port" first opened in 1 ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver

Replies: 106
Views: 20434

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:40 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
See:

https://abc7ny.com/port-authority-bus-terminal-pabt-remodel-new/9869240/ *

*Very interesting article; also, read of the plan for a new bus staging/storage building, between 9th and 10th Ave ...
  Topic: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
traildriver

Replies: 271
Views: 5842

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:10 am   Subject: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
https://www.perkiomentours.com/About-us

https://www.perkiomentours.com/Our-Fleet



https://yankeeline.us/

or maybe this one?
https://www.yankeetrails.com/about-us/
  Topic: .....and leave the driving to us......
traildriver

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PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:46 pm   Subject: .....and leave the driving to us......
https://cptdb.ca/wiki/index.php/Greyhound_USA
  Topic: The Cruise Ship Companies and the Virus......
traildriver

Replies: 98
Views: 14587

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:06 pm   Subject: The Cruise Ship Companies and the Virus......
What is remarkable to me, is that it takes seven years for someone to become a fully qualified Sandy Hook Pilot...as long as it takes a person to become a lawyer!
  Topic: The Cruise Ship Companies and the Virus......
traildriver

Replies: 98
Views: 14587

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:08 am   Subject: The Cruise Ship Companies and the Virus......
Here's an interesting historical page on the long-forgotten Ambrose Channel pilot cable.......

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Channel_pilot_cable

That is indeed an interesting bit of navi ...
  Topic: The Cruise Ship Companies and the Virus......
traildriver

Replies: 98
Views: 14587

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:45 am   Subject: The Cruise Ship Companies and the Virus......
The ferry is still a good place to see outbound cruise ships. In my experience, when ships leave the Manhattan Cruise Terminal, they usually pass The Statue around thirty minutes later, the Verrazzan ...
 
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