THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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MEDIA TRAVEL ADVISORY - SERVICE ON AIRTRAIN JFK WILL BE SUSPENDED AT 9 PM TONIGHT UNTIL 4 AM SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, FOR SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

Date: Jan 09, 2015
Press Release Number: 4-2015

Free shuttle bus service is in place to minimize impacts to travelers

Weather permitting, AirTrain JFK service will be suspended for systemwide maintenance work beginning 9 p.m. tonight until 4 a.m. on Saturday. During this period, the Port Authority is providing free shuttle buses to the terminals and parking lots. JFK Customer Care Representatives and other PA staff will be on duty to provide enhanced information for passengers during the train suspension.

Passengers and airport employees are advised to allow extra time when traveling to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport during this period. Shuttle service will transport passengers to and from the following stops:

Jamaica Station - Federal Circle

Federal Circle - Central Terminal Area, making stops at all terminals; buses will not stop along service road stops.

Federal Circle to Lefferts Blvd. / Kiss and Fly lot, buses will not stop along the way.

Long-term Parking Lot 9 Direct to Central Terminal Area (“Lot 9”), buses will not stop at Federal Circle or along service road stops, buses will stop along canopy route in Lot 9 as well as their usual stop near Lefferts Blvd., buses will go directly to Central Terminal Area, making stops at all terminals.

Service Road Local (“SRL”), Buses will follow their usual route from Federal Circle through the North and South Service Road areas on either side of the Van Wyck Expressway.

Central Terminal Area Loop, making stops at all terminals.

During this time, route information will appear on buses’ electronic signs. Wait times will be minimized by increasing bus service during peak travel hours. Additional information is available on the Port Authority’s website www.panynj.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 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.