Press Release Article


Date: Jan 04, 2018
Press Release Number: 3-2018

Free ride aimed at helping to make travel more efficient at airport in coming days as fliers rebook cancelled flights following winter storm

Beginning Friday, January 5 through Saturday, January 6, the LaGuardia Link Q70 bus will be free to encourage customers to use mass transit to and from the airport, as significant passenger volumes are expected as airlines resume flights.

To help keep travelers moving, the Port Authority is advising fliers not to go to LaGuardia Airport unless they have a confirmed reservation on an outbound flight. All departing and arriving flights are expected to be full and only confirmed travelers should go to the airport. As always, check with your air carrier regarding your flight status.

The Q70 bus, MTA’s LaGuardia Link, runs from the 74th St. and Roosevelt Ave. subway station, and provides connections to the 7, E, F, M, R subway trains.

The Port Authority has established an onsite Traffic Command Center to monitor and manage airport traffic conditions and communicate conditions through regular updates via social media and

For a list of additional transit options, please visit

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