Transit New PATH platform opens at WTC hub Steve Plate, World Trade Center construction director, speaks at the opening of a new platform for the New Jersey PATH Train at the World Trade Center. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Andrew Burton By DAN RIVOLI firstname.lastname@example.org @danrivoli Updated February 25, 2014 7:36 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The Port Authority Tuesday opened the first World Trade Center PATH station platform to riders. "Platform A" is the first completed piece of the new WTC PATH Station, which will be the center of the nearly $4 billion WTC transportation and retail hub. The PATH station will have five platforms, according to the Port Authority. With the current PATH station handling more than 100,000 passengers a day, Steve Plate, director of WTC Construction, said the station will be capable of handling more than 160,000 riders. By DAN RIVOLI email@example.com @danrivoli Dan covers transportation, politics and general assignment news for amNewYork. He is a Staten Island native who lives in Brooklyn. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.