THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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TRAVEL ADVISORY: ALL PORT AUTHORITY BUS TERMINAL CARRIERS TO SUSPEND SERVICE DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY

Date: Oct 28, 2012
Press Release Number: 152-2012

All public and private bus carriers serving the Port Authority Bus Terminal will suspend service by early Monday morning due to the impending landfall of Hurricane Sandy, the Port Authority announced tonight.

NJ Transit, the primary public bus carrier serving the terminal, will suspend all service as of 2 a.m. Monday. The following private sector carriers will run their last buses at the following times:


Port Authority customers should check http://www.panynj.gov/ for updated information about all Port Authority facilities. For information about safety precautions, evacuation routes and best practices for NY State, visit http://www.governor.ny.gov/stormwatch; and for NJ, visit www.ready.nj.gov.

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in New York. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the state of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency relies on revenues generated by facility users, tolls, fees and rents as well as loans, bond financing, and federal grants to fund its operations. For more information, please visithttp://www.panynj.gov.