Date: Jan 16, 2014
Press Release Number: 13-2014
Port Authority will provide free bus service to minimize impact to travelers
Free shuttle buses will be available for travelers at Newark Liberty International Airport when AirTrain Newark service is suspended for repair work from 10 p.m. tonight through 5 a.m. Friday. Limited AirTrain Newark service will resume from 5 a.m. Friday though 5 a.m. Saturday, when regular service is set to resume.
Route information will appear on buses’ electronic signs. Although wait times will be reduced during peak travel hours by increased bus service, travelers should allow extra time when using the airport during this repair period.
Customer Care Representatives will help guide travelers onto the buses that will provide connections from Newark Liberty’s Northeast Corridor rail station and Terminals A, B, C, as well as the P1, P2, P3 and P4 (parking lot/rental car) stations.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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 the Western Hemisphere. 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 raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.