CONTACT: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Trenton, NJ – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is advising customers who have made travel arrangements via bus to check with their carriers before leaving home. Some bus carriers have started suspending service at the Port Authority Bus Terminal as Hurricane Sandy approaches the New York/New Jersey region.
Long-haul carrier Greyhound has announced it will suspend bus service to the south beginning at 7 p.m. with service to the north halting at midnight.
NJ Transit has announced suspension of train and bus service as of midnight, with trains and buses in mid-route at that time proceeding until they complete their trips.
Additionally, commuter bus operations also will be reduced and/or suspended as weather conditions warrant. The Port Authority urges customers to contact their carriers for service updates before coming to the bus terminal.
Port Authority customers should check http://www.panynj.gov/ for updated information about all Port Authority facilities. For information about safety precautions, evacuation routes and best practices for NY State, visit http://www.governor.ny.gov/stormwatch; and for NJ, visit www.ready.nj.gov
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