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TRAVEL ADVISORY - OPERATING PROCEDURES TO BE CHANGED FOR LATE NIGHT PORT AUTHORITY BUS TERMINAL PASSENGERS

Date: Oct 24, 2018
Press Release Number: 163-2018

Effective October 29, access to bus facility between 3 a.m. and 4:45 a.m. will only be available from terminal’s North Wing main floor door

The operating procedures for bus passengers who board early morning NJ Transit and Greyhound buses will be changed effective October 29 to provide one centralized location for entering the facility and boarding buses, the Port Authority announced today.

Between 3 a.m. and 4:45 a.m., NJ Transit and Greyhound customers can enter the bus terminal at the North Wing main floor, where ticketing options and a waiting room with seating will be available. Buses operating during those hours will pick up and discharge passengers on 41st Street, just outside the door from the North Wing main floor area. The bus gates will be closed during this time period, and there will be no access to restrooms.

The limited access is in keeping with the traditional daily shutdown of most of the facility during the overnight hours to allow for comprehensive security sweeps and for better cleaning of the facility.

Currently, NJ Transit operates four weekday buses, five Saturday buses and four Sunday buses during that time period. Greyhound operates two weekday buses and three buses on both Saturdays and Sundays during that time period.

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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