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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ

Contact: Micah Rasmussen

RELEASE: December 13, 2002

Additional 2,725 parking spaces
to be available in event of a strike

Deputy Transportation Commissioner Jack Lettiere today announced that an additional 2,725 parking spaces will be available this Monday, December 16, 2002, in the event of a NYC transit strike.

The additional spaces will be available at the Willowbrook Mall, Wayne, and Liberty State Park, Jersey City.

"We are grateful to management at the Willowbrook Mall and at Liberty State Park for going the extra distance to help us provide more parking spaces for commuters," Lettiere said. "Their help and cooperation is a wonderful example of ‘the spirit of the season.’"

For users of the Willowbrook Mall, an additional 400 parking spaces will be available Monday morning in the event of a strike. At the Liberty Landing Marina at Liberty State Park an additional 2, 325 spaces will be available to users of the Liberty Water Taxi.

In addition, NY Waterways, which operates ferry service to New York City, has advised NJDOT that there is seating capacity for an additional 15,000 passengers. Seastreak, Inc, which also operates ferries, has additional capacity from its locations in South Amboy and Atlantic Highlands.

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