THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OPENING OF FIRST NEW WORLD TRADE CENTER PATH PLATFORM

Date: Feb 24, 2014
Press Release Number: 47-2014

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will announce the opening of the first new WTC PATH Station platform, achieving another major milestone in the construction of the new World Trade Center PATH Station. The fully modernized Platform A features new lighting, speakers, illuminated signs, escalators and elevators.

The completed WTC PATH Station will be the center of the new WTC Transportation Hub that will include several similar platforms. The Transportation Hub will continue to open in phases through 2015, providing Lower Manhattan with more modern transit and retail spaces in the near future.

Who: Representatives from the Port Authority and the Federal Transit Administration

What: Opening of WTC PATH Station Platform A serving Hoboken

When: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Press registration from 9:30 – 9:45AM.
Late arrivals will not be accommodated.

Where: World Trade Center PATH Station entrance at fare zone (Go down the escalators)

RSVP: Credentialed media only. RSVP to ahayes@panynj.gov.

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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 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.