Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Weekend service will go back in effect starting Friday March 1.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced it will restore weekend service on the World Trade Center to Exchange Place PATH line. While the vast majority of PATH service has been restored for a few months since the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, weekend service between WTC and Exchange Place was suspended until now.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The line has been out of service since Hurricane Sandy hit in October 2012.
Many Hobokenites are getting their quick commute back. Direct PATH service between the World Trade Center and Hoboken — which has been suspended since Hurricane Sandy three months ago — is scheduled to resume Wednesday morning at 6 a.m., the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Tuesday. The line is that last one to resume service. For this first time since October 29, 2012, the PATH system is running normally during weekdays again. Round the clock service has also been fully restored, running between Newark and 33rd Street via Hoboken and Newark to World Trade Center. Overnight service between Newark and World Trade Center was restored on Monday. Exchange Place and World Trade Center Stations will remain closed weekends …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Port Authority announced the restoration of 24/7 service. The Hoboken-WTC line remains suspended for now.
For the first time since Hurricane Sandy last fall, PATH service will be 24/7, according to an announcement from the Port Authority on Wednesday morning. As of Wednesday night, PATH trains will again be running between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. The round the clock service has been restored on the Hoboken to 33rd Street line, Newark to World Trade Center Line and the Journal Square to 33rd Street line. Service between Hoboken and the World Trade Center remains suspended for now and could take at least another month. "Currently, the Port Authority is awaiting delivery of key switch and signal parts from a third-party manufacturer," the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey stated in its press release on Wednesday. The Hoboken PATH…
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The Newark to World Trade Center line is running. Free shuttles will take Hoboken passengers to Newport.
PATH service to and from Hoboken is suspended on Saturday Jan. 5 and Sunday Jan. 6, according to an announcement from the Port Authority. Service is suspended to speed up the construction that will resume round the clock service on all PATH lines. Besides New Year's Eve, round the clock service has been suspended since Hurricane Sandy hit late October. No announcement was made yet about the Hoboken to World Trade Center line. Service between Journal Square and 33rd Street, including Hoboken, will resume on Monday Jan. 7 at 5 a.m. This week the Port Authority announced that 24/7 service could resume in about seven days.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Trains will run from Newark to the World Trade Center this weekend. There'll be no service between Hoboken and 33rd Street over the weekend.
Round the clock PATH service could resume between seven and ten days, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. "Workers can make repairs to the PATH system significantly faster when power to third rails is turned off, with no trains running in active construction zones," according to the Port Authority's announcement. On Saturday January 5 and Sunday January 6, service will be suspended between Hoboken and 33rd Street. Trains will run between Newark and the World Trade Center this weekend instead. Round the clock service has been suspended since Sandy hit Hoboken in late October, 2012. Hoboken's PATH station was the last one to open, and service has been restored between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
If you have a 30-day pass you're entitled for a free month of PATH rides.
Christmas might be over, but one more gift is waiting for Hobokenites with a 30-day unlimited SmartLink card. The Port Authority is offering 30 free days of PATH service to Hoboken residents with registered cards. According to the Port Authority this is "a show of appreciation for the hardship the station’s lengthy closure caused them in the wake of unprecedented damage caused by Superstorm Sandy." The Hoboken station re-opened for the first time last week. It was the last station to open after the storm. Service is not yet 24/7, but the Port Authority has announced it will run around the clock on new year's eve. Continued around-the-clock efforts are ongoing to restore Hoboken to World Trade Center service as well 24-hour service to the …
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
The Port Authority made the announcement on Monday.
Don't worry about leaving your New Year's Eve Party in Hoboken early. The PATH is running 24/7 on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Monday. This will be the first time the PATH is running round the clock since Hurricane Sandy. Until then, service runs between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day. The Hoboken station was reopened last week after being closed for nearly two months. From the Port Authority's announcement: On Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve, between the hours of 5 a.m. and 10 p.m., PATH trains will run both ways from Newark to the World Trade Center, Journal Square to 33rd Street, and Hoboken and 33rd Street. Between the hours of 10 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and 5 a.m. on New Year’s Day, …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Hoboken PATH station opened back up on Wednesday after being closed since Hurricane Sandy.
The words, spoken in that familiar PATH voice, "next and last stop, Hoboken," were met by smiles and relieved sighs on Wednesday, as PATH service from the Hoboken station resumed for the first time since October 29. Service started up at 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning, ready for the morning commute. According to one PATH employee stationed in the Hoboken station, who wished to remain anonymous, the morning commute wasn't too busy because not everyone knew that the station opened back up. The employee said that the evening commute promised to be busier. For about two months, tens of thousands of Hobokenites have been forced to take a bus or ferry into the city, which can be timelier and costlier than the quick PATH ride into Manhattan. One …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A cheaper ferry fare of $5 will be instated this week, to ease the commute back and forth to Manhattan.
While parts of the PATH system are back up and running, Hoboken's station suffered so much damage during Sandy that it will remain for several more weeks, the city announced on Sunday. A new ferry option will run from the Hoboken Terminal to 39th Street, for $5 a trip. Trains run every day between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. The PATH is running from 33rd Street to Journal Square and to Newark. The World Trade Center station remains closed as well. According to a release from the Governor's office: "NJ Transit customers will now be able to take a bus to the Hoboken Ferry Terminal and then transfer to a ferry that will take passengers to Pier 79 at 39th street in Manhattan. The fare is $5 and ferries will run back and forth between Hoboken and …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Mass transit across the New York Metro Area will be grinding to a halt as Hurricane Sandy approaches towards the tri-state area. Keep checking back for updates.
Friday, November 2, 2012