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TRAVEL ADVISORY - PATH TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL SERVICE TO WTC TO ACCOMMODATE FANS ATTENDING GIANTS TICKER-TAPE PARADE

Date: Feb 06, 2012
Press Release Number: 15-2012

PATH will provide additional midday service to the World Trade Center on Tuesday, February 7, to accommodate fans attending the ticker-tape parade for the Super Bowl Champion Giants, scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on lower Broadway.

PATH will extend morning rush-hour service on the Newark-to-World Trade Center and Hoboken-to-World Trade Center routes from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. On the Newark-to-World Trade Center route, trains will run approximately every 5 minutes during the midday period, compared to every 15 minutes during a normal schedule. On the Hoboken-to-World Trade Center route, trains will run every 6 minutes during the midday period, compared to every 12 minutes during a normal schedule.

Additional Port Authority Police and PATH customer service personnel will be in PATH stations and at the World Trade Center Station to assist passengers.

PATH’s World Trade Center Station is located a block from the parade route on Broadway.

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

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which does not receive tax dollars from either state, operates many of the busiest and most important transportation links in the region. They include John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, Stewart International and Teterboro airports; AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark; the George Washington Bridge and Bus Station; the Lincoln and Holland tunnels; the three bridges between Staten Island and New Jersey; the PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid-transit system; Port Newark; the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island; the Brooklyn Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; the Port Authority-Port Jersey Marine Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.


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