NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — LaGuardia Airport is warning travelers to allow extra time for parking, security and check-in Friday as the Presidents Day weekend begins.

On Thursday, officials put a new traffic alleviation plan in place amid ongoing construction at the airport.

It includes free bus service to the airport from nearby train and subway stations, discounted parking in a long-term lot and free parking for passenger pick-up in a cell phone lot.

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