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TRAVEL ADVISORY - PATH RETURNING TO NORMAL WEEKDAY SCHEDULE AND SERVICE STARTING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, WITH COMPLETION OF AMTRAK NEW YORK PENN STATION SUMMER WORK

Date: Aug 31, 2017
Press Release Number: 157-2017

Cross-honoring of NJT riders affected by the Penn Station project will end Saturday, September 2 at 3 a.m.

PATH service will return to normal weekday operations starting next Tuesday, September 5, with the resumption of Midtown Direct service for NJ Transit riders to New York Penn Station on the Morris & Essex line.

PATH will no longer be cross-honoring affected NJT passengers who have been using PATH’s Hoboken, 33rd Street and World Trade Center stations since the Penn Station work began July 10. The cross-honoring arrangement in place during the infrastructure renewal project will end officially at 3 a.m. Saturday, September 2.

PATH had been adding four trains per hour from Hoboken to 33rd Street during peak morning and evening travel periods, as well as additional staff and police personnel, to accommodate an average weekday increase of about 23,600 riders.

For planned weekly construction information, please visit www.panynj.gov/PATHplanner.

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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