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Port Authority Promises Smooth Travel for Super Bowl XLVIII

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An estimated 400,000 people will descend on the New York metropolitan area for Super Bowl XLVIII, and the Port Authority says it will be ready.

The agency plans to increase staff at all New York-New Jersey thoroughfares.

The PATH train will offer enhanced service for the entire week before the big game, and includes access to Super Bowl Boulevard in midtown via the 33rd street station.

Not far away will be the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Times Square, where extra buses will run during peak and off peak hours throughout the week.

On game day, buses to MetLife will not run from the terminal, but instead from pickup locations around the city open only to ticket holders.

The Port Authority's airports will see more TSA scanners, as well as “Fan Zones” with entertainment, giveaways and volunteer guides to help direct visitors.

Rental car agencies and ground transportation operators have plans to keep congestion to a minimum.

On Super Bowl Sunday, the Lincoln Tunnel will have four westbound lanes before the game, and four eastbound lanes after.

The Port Authority promises smooth travel for both Super Bowl visitors and regular commuters throughout the week.

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