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PORT AUTHORITY SEEKS COMMUTERS AND RESIDENTS TO JOIN NEW PORT AUTHORITY BUS TERMINAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Date: May 21, 2019
Press Release Number: 74-2019

The Port Authority is seeking interested individuals who commute regularly through or live near the midtown bus terminal to serve on the agency’s new Port Authority Bus Terminal Advisory Council.

The new advisory council – which will launch in July as a 12-month pilot program – will be tasked with providing input to facility management on operations, customer service issues and community impacts from operations. Bus terminal council members will meet every two months either in person or via teleconference.

Applications to participate on the council must be received by June 7. The council will be open to commuters who regularly travel through the bus terminal and to community residents who live within neighborhoods adjacent to the bus terminal, including Hell’s Kitchen, Times Square, Midtown West, the Theater District and the Garment District.

To obtain an application, go to www.panynj.gov/PABTAC or pick up an application at a Bus Terminal Information Booth or at the Port Authority Bus Terminal Replacement Center, located just inside the terminal’s Ninth Avenue entrance between 40th and 41st streets.

Completed applications can be submitted via e-mail to PABTAC@panynj.gov; via mail to PABT Advisory Council, TB&T Customer Programs and Services, 4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich Street, 22nd Floor, New York, N.Y. 10007; or hand delivered to a Bus Terminal Information Booth or at the Port Authority Bus Terminal Replacement Center.

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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