The plan to cut overnight PATH service to Jersey City and Hoboken has been officially tabled by Port Authority board chairman John Degnan. A panel formed by Governors Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo proposed the cuts in a report issued on December 26th.
After meeting with State Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto , who requested the Port Authority end consideration of the service elimination plan.
NJ.com quotes Len Resto, New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers president:
“It was not a good idea to begin with and there obviously was a lot of blow back on an idea that didn’t make sense economically for the region or for people who work in the city and need to travel back and forth at all hours.”