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TRAVEL ADVISORY - PATH TO PROVIDE EXTRA SERVICE FOR THOSE ATTENDING NEW YORK CITY’S ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE IN MIDTOWN

Date: Mar 16, 2012
Press Release Number: 37-2012

No Tolerance Policy Prohibiting Alcohol on Board PATH Trains Will Be Strictly Enforced

PATH will provide additional morning service to and from the 33rd Street Station in midtown Manhattan tomorrow, March 17, to accommodate those attending New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.

Trains on PATH’s Journal Square to 33rd Street via Hoboken line will operate every 10 minutes between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. Under the normal Saturday schedule, trains operate every 15 to 30 minutes during that time period. Additional police and PATH customer service personnel will be in PATH stations to assist passengers. PATH will strictly enforce a no tolerance policy prohibiting alcohol on board any of its trains.

The St. Patrick’s Day parade begins at 11 a.m. tomorrow at 44th Street and Fifth Avenue. The parade proceeds up Fifth Avenue and ends at 86th Street.

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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