Announcements & REsources


June 5, 2019
Coalition Announcement:
Statement from A Better Way to LGA Coalition Co-Chairs and Members

Coalition Voices Support for AirTrain LGA Project, Calls for Robust Community Engagement in Advance of FAA-Led Scoping Hearings

October 11, 2018
Coalition Announcement:
Diverse Coalition Formed in Support of Building an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport

A Better Way to LGA represents community members, economic development groups, transportation advocates, unionized labor, civic stakeholders, and local business leaders who believe it is essential for New York’s future to have a fast and reliable transit alternative for LaGuardia Airport travelers and workers.

October 11, 2018
Port Authority Announcement:
Environmental Review of Proposed AirTrain LGA Set to Commence

Port Authority seeks consultant to manage FAA-led environmental review process and coordinate public hearings in conjunction with Federal Aviation Administration 

Submits initial documentation on analysis of 20 alternatives, ridership projections and study examining increases in congestion 

June 25, 2018
Governor Cuomo Announcement:
Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Advancing Laguardia Airtrain Project

Action Allows for Routes Identified By Local Community to Be Considered in Environmental Review Process

Project Will Provide Critical Rail Access as Part of Ongoing $8 Billion Redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport

AirTrain Will Include Reliable Trips to and from Midtown Manhattan in Under 30 Minutes and Connect Commuters to Entire LIRR Network and The 7-Train