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FREE LAGUARDIA LINK Q70 BUS SERVICE DURING VETERANS DAY WEEKEND

Date: Nov 08, 2018
Press Release Number: 173-2018

Free LaGuardia Link Q70 service provides convenient connection for travelers to New York City MTA subway and Long Island Railroad

The Port Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer free LaGuardia Link Q70 buses from 12:01 a.m. Friday, November 9, through 11:59 p.m. Monday, November 12. The service is designed to encourage travelers to use mass transit to and from the airport during Veterans Day weekend.

The Q70 provides non-stop service which connects the airport’s main terminals (B, C and D) with the New York City subway and Long Island Railroad transit hubs in Jackson Heights and Woodside, Queens.

Additionally, the M60 Select Bus Service will continue to provide service from Manhattan to Terminal A on its route for both pick-ups and drop-offs, while continuing its current service to Terminals B, C and D.

A high volume of traffic is expected for the weekend, and travelers are urged to use public transportation.

Travelers are urged to contact their carriers on flight status and access updated traffic information prior to leaving for the airport, while allowing extra time to get to and from the airport prior to their flight. The Port Authority has established an onsite Traffic Command Center to monitor and manage airport traffic conditions. These conditions are communicated through regular updates via @LGAairport on Twitter and LaGuardiaAirport.com. Additional tips for passengers and motorists can be found on the airport’s website at http://laguardiaairport.com/at-airport/tips.

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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