GWB Traffic Signals

At their meeting on June 25, 2015, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a $65.1 million project to overhaul signage for the George Washington Bridge. The action entails upgrading and replacing the current Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) with variable message signs, vehicle detectors, traffic cameras, travel time readers, and a weather information station that connects to the TRANSCOM network. TRANSCOM is a consortium that operates a regional traffic management system and provides information to all member agencies for radio reports, highway signs, traffic apps, and other methods of dissemination. Prior to this action, the Board of Commissioners approved the replacement of 15 obsolete variableRead More →

Port Icon

Effective July 27, 2015, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will welcome a new Director of Port Commerce. Molly Campbell was selected through a competitive nationwide search. Ms. Campbell brings over 15 years of leadership in the maritime industry to her new post, with expertise in global logistics, maritime enterprise business strategy, and financial management. Her record of positions and responsibilities illustrates a strong and ever-increasing commitment to public service. After serving seven years as Chief Financial Officer for the Port of Los Angeles (POLA), Ms. Campbell was promoted to Deputy Executive Director in January 2007. In the latter position, she wasRead More →

Rick Larrabee

Rick Larrabee came to The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey following a storied career in the U.S. Coast Guard. His experience as a Rear Admiral surely informed his style of leadership. Over the past 15 years, with consummate vision and integrity, Rick successfully steered the Port of New York and New Jersey into the 21st century. His proactive approach to environmental stewardship, asset management, infrastructure modernization, and collaboration with industry partners have set a new standard for public service. Among Rick’s recent accomplishments, the Port Authority’s Port Commerce Department helped establish the Council on Port Performance. This forward-thinking body brings together theRead More →

Green Fleet Example

The Port Authority’s continued investment in one of the nation’s greenest vehicle fleets has earned the agency another award. In April, the agency made Government Fleet magazine’s 2015 list of 50 Leading Fleets. Inclusion on the 2015 list marks the second year in a row that the Port Authority has been so honored. Initiated in 2014 and sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, the Leading Fleets award recognizes operations that are performing at a high level, particularly in fleet leadership, competitiveness and efficiency, future planning, and overcoming challenges. The 50 Leading Fleets represent the best in the industry and the Port Authority fleet has receivedRead More →