The Port Authority announced that weekend service between Exchange Place and the World Trade Center will be suspended into early 2015 to install federally-mandated automatic braking technology.
Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.
The extension is part of a proposed $27.6 billion, 10-year capital plan that will go before the authority’s full board on Feb. 19.
Transit agencies are stepping up their snow response as a storm predicted to bring between 8 to 12 inches of the white stuff slams the Tri-State area.
Michael Howard, 20, is accused of stealing a defibrillator from the 23rd Street PATH station.
The Port Authority says the Hoboken to World Trade Center line and the Journal Square to 33rd Street line are suspended. The Newark to World Trade Center line is operating with delays.
Port Authority police say six people were involved in the assault 6:30 a.m. Sunday. The victim, 44, was treated for cuts to his head and hand.
PATH riders are calling for more police following another violent incident.
Four people were seen assaulting the 23-year-old students — a woman and a man — early Sunday morning inside the Ninth Street PATH station in Greenwich Village, Port Authority Police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.
The Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations will be closed between Friday night and early Monday morning over the next two weekends.
The World Trade Center and Exchange Place stations will be closed between Friday night and early Monday morning from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10., Nov. 15 to Nov. 17 and from Nov. 22 to Nov. 24.
The underground passageway will link the PATH station entrance on West Broadway and Vesey Street with Brookfield Place, which will eventually include retail and dining.
Around 9 a.m. Tuesday, NJ TRANSIT’s Rail Operations Center experienced a problem with both computer servers that control signals on all NJ TRANSIT lines, officials said.
Police said the suspect ran out of the PATH station but was apprehended by police.
State and local officials celebrated the start of construction on the $256 million station, which will replace the current 77-year-old facility.