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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT NEW BAYONNE BRIDGE BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN PATH

Date: May 23, 2019
Press Release Number: 75-2019

The Port Authority will make an announcement at 10 a.m. Friday, May 24, about the new Bayonne Bridge shared use path – which will provide bicyclists and pedestrians with convenient access to travel between Bayonne, NJ and Staten Island, NY.

The announcement will be made at the base of the path in Staten Island at its intersection with Trantor Place. Parking will be available on the streets that surround that location.

The new 12-foot-wide shared use path was built on the east side of the new Bayonne Bridge and spans approximately 8,400 feet from Trantor Place in Staten Island to John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne.

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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