Date: Dec 21, 2016
Press Release Number: 253-2016
Free LaGuardia Link Q70 service provides convenient connection to New York City Subway and Long Island Railroad
To alleviate terminal roadway congestion, Long-Term Parking Lot P10 will be FREE for all parkers entering on Friday, on first-come first-serve basis
Access to P10 Via the 82nd Street Bridge; DO NOT use 94th Street Bridge to access the free P10 lot
All travelers urged to allow extra time and use mass transit due to holiday peak season traffic
The Port Authority is announcing a series of additional measures to alleviate roadway congestion during the Peak Holiday Travel Rush. The MTA’s LaGuardia Link Q70 Select Bus Service will be free on Thursday December 22nd and Friday December 23rd. The LaGuardia Link provides non-stop service linking the main terminals of the airport (Terminals B, C and D) with New York City Subway and Long Island Railroad transit hubs in Jackson Heights and Woodside, Queens.
The Port Authority is also encouraging those arriving at the airport via car to utilize Long-Term Lot P10. The Port Authority will offer FREE parking in the Long-Term Lot, P10, to all those entering on Friday, December 23. The free parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and drivers should enter the lot via the 82nd Street Bridge; and not use the 94th Street Bridge. This free initiative can help get customers to their gates quicker and help alleviate roadway congestion in the central terminal area at LaGuardia Airport.
Friday is expected to the busiest day of the holiday travel season at the airport.
Please check the LaGuardia website to monitor real-time parking availability in Lot P10 and all the parking lots before heading to the airport; free parking in Lot P10 is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parking will be free to those entering lot P10 on Friday, for the duration of their stay.
The Port Authority has an on-site Traffic Command Center to monitor and manage airport traffic conditions and communicate conditions through regular updates via social media (Facebook or follow us @LGAairport on Twitter) and LaGuardiaAirport.com. Current traffic conditions and alerts are sent via http://www.paalerts.com.
Here are some additional tips for passengers and motorists:
The Port Authority, LaGuardia Gateway Partners and Delta Air Lines have taken a number of additional steps to mitigate the delays and have developed a series of measures:
For parking information, a map of the parking lots and directions, visit http://laguardiaairport.com/news/parking-lot-rates.
For information and real-time updates on airport conditions, visit LaGuardiaAirport.com. Passengers are encouraged to sign-up for alerts at http://www.paalerts.com.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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.