A Study of the Port of New York Authority

By Frederick L. Bird | Go to book overview

TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER I. ORIGIN AND PURPOSE OF THE AUTHORITY7

Interstate Controversy vs. Cooperation -- The Compact of 1921 -- The Comprehensive Plan -- Broadening of the Authority's Objectives and Resources.

CHAPTER II. THE AUTHORITY'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND PLANS15
I. BUILDING A CREDIT BASE

Initial Credit Limitations -- Establishing Earning Power, Pooling Surplus, Barring Competition -- Refunding to Improve Debt Structure.

CHAPTER III. THE AUTHORITY'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND PLANS21
II. PRESENT AND PROJECTED FACILITIES

Conquering the Interstate Water Boundary: The Hudson River Vehicular Crossings; The Staten Island Bridges -- Port Terminals -- Volume and Trend of Vehicular Traffic: Fixed Water Crossings as a Unifying Factor; Ferry Competition; Growth and Stability of Port Authority Vehicular Traffic -- Non-Operational Activities -- Plans for the Future.

CHAPTER IV. POWERS, JURISDICTION AND MANAGEMENT33

Organization -- General Administration and Personnel -- Fiscal Administration: Organization; Budgeting and Accounting; Auditing and Reporting -- Autonomous Status -- Tax Immunity.

CHAPTER V. THE SECURITY FOR THE AUTHORITY'S BONDS41

Nature of Port Authority Obligations -- The General Reserve Fund: General Reserve Fund Covenant of 1947 -- General and Refunding Bonds and the Basic Resolution: Sources of Revenue for Payment; Special Reserve Fund; Restrictions on Use of General and Refunding Bonds; Sinking Funds for General and Refunding Bonds; Investment of Reserve Funds; Miscellaneous Covenants for General and Refunding Bonds; Modification of Resolutions -- Maintenance of Adequate Charges -- Protection Against Competition -- Insurance Protection -- Tax Exemption -- Legality for Fiduciary Investment.

CHAPTER VI. OUTSTANDING DEBT AND ITS ADMINISTRATION51

The Record of Borrowing and Retirement -- The Present Debt Structure: The Maturity Schedule -- Debt Service Requirements: Acceleration of Debt Retirement.

CHAPTER VII. THE FINANCIAL OPERATING RECORD59

The Long-Term Trend of Revenues and Expenditures -- Postwar Operations Compared with Prewar Peak -- The Operating Record for 1945-47 -- Revenue Coverage for Debt Service -- Sources of Operating Revenues -- Relation of Traffic Characteristics to Stability of Toll Revenues -- Self-Supporting Status of Individual Facilities -- Financial Position at December 31, 1947 -- Status of Reserve Funds.

CHAPTER VIII. POTENTIAL REVENUES FROM ESTABLISHED FACILITIES73

Capacity of Vehicular Crossings -- Traffic Increases Through Highway Improvements -- Prospective Vehicular Traffic and Revenues -- A Projection of Revenues and Reserves.

-3-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
A Study of the Port of New York Authority
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 193

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.