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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO HOLD TWO PUBLIC MEETINGS THIS WEEK IN NEWARK ON THE PLANNED EXTENSION OF PATH SERVICE TO NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORT

Date: Nov 27, 2017
Press Release Number: 215-2017

The Port Authority is hosting two open house meetings this week in Newark for the public to review and provide input on the proposed extension of PATH service on the World Trade Center-Newark Penn Station line to a new station off Newark Liberty International Airport, east of Frelinghuysen Avenue at Noble Street

The first scoping meeting will be held Tuesday, November 28 at the Weequahic Park Sports Authority Community Center, 92 Carmichael Drive in Newark from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

The second meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 30 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.at the Hilton Newark Penn Station, Garden State Ballroom, 1048 Raymond Boulevard in Newark.

At these meetings, the public will be able to review project information, talk with members of the project staff, and submit comments. The meeting presentations/materials will be the same for both dates.

The purpose of the proposed project is to improve transit access to employment centers in Newark, Jersey City, and New York City for New Jersey commuters and increase transit options to Newark Liberty for air travelers and airport employees.

For additional information on the project, please go to: http://www.panynj.gov/path/path-extension.html

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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