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TRAVEL ADVISORY - REMINDER TO BUS TERMINAL USERS: BEGINNING SATURDAY, 12 NJ TRANSIT ROUTES MOVING TO NEW GATES FOR EVENING COMMUTE

Date: Sep 02, 2016
Press Release Number: 157-2016

Customers of the Port Authority Bus Terminal are reminded that beginning tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 3, a total of 12 NJ TRANSIT bus routes at the terminal will be moving to new departure gates for the afternoon/evening commute. One gate change goes into effect tomorrow, with the remaining 11 set to begin in the afternoon/evening of Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Five bus routes will move from gates in the terminal’s third level, to the lower level. The other routes will be moved but remain on the third level. The changes are expected to result in reduced crowding for customers and improved bus flow through the facility.

The chart of affected bus routes and their new gate numbers can be found via the NJ TRANSIT website. Customers can refer to the bus terminal’s online map for help locating their new gates. The Port Authority and NJ TRANSIT will continue to inform customers about these changes through the use of posters and flyers, through the Port Authority’s electronic alerts system and customer service announcements, and by assigning staff at key areas within the bus terminal to assist customers.

For real-time traffic updates on conditions at the bus terminal and other Port Authority facilities, travelers can sign up for Port Authority alerts at http://www.paalerts.com/.

Contact:
The 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 the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center 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.


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