On Thanksgiving Day 2016, PATH trains will run on a Saturday schedule. On Friday, November 25, the trains will run on a Modified Weekday Schedule. (On Modified Weekday Schedules, service will run on all four lines and will operate on a 10-minute schedule during the daytime and early evening hours).
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On Monday, the MTA announced their service plans for the 4-day Thanksgiving Weekend. MTA trains and buses will run on special schedules Wednesday thru Sunday. On Thanksgiving Day, subways will operate on a Sunday schedule. On Wednesday, Metro-North trains and the Long Island Rail Road will offer extra early afternoon train service on Wednesday at off-peak fares to help people get to their holiday destinations as quickly as possible.
The MTA Bus Company and MTA New York City Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving. NBC notes that those traveling on Thanksgiving Day should expect delays on all bus routes. Buses impacted by the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade include the M4, M5, M7, M10, M20, M31, M34/34A SBS, M42, M50, M57, M66, M72, M79, M104, BxM2 Q32, QM2, QM4, QM5, QM6, and X1. Because of road closures, traffic between 85th and 24th street from Madison to 8th Avenue will be diverted.
Traffic restrictions for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will begin on Wednesday at 9:30 am. For the first time since the tradition started in the 1920s, there will be no vehicular traffic permitted to cross the main routes of the Parade. For more details on road closures in Manhattan, click here.
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