Port Authority brings in MTA, transit experts to reexamine subway extension to LaGuardia Airport

A crack team of transit experts will reexamine ways to connect LaGuardia Airport to the rest of the city — including extending the subway to the airport, Port Authority officials announced Tuesday.

The new panel follows Gov. Hochul’s decision last month to put the brakes on former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to build an AirTrain to LaGuardia from Willets Point, Queens. The route was widely criticized as inefficient and would have required mass transit riders to pay two fares to get to the airport.

Hochul demanded the Port Authority look into alternatives to the AirTrain.

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