Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Cross-honoring lasts from Wednesday, 2 p.m. until the end of the day Thursday.
New Jersey Transit will offer systemwide cross-honoring from Wednesday, March 6 at 2 p.m. until the end of the day Thursday, March 7 due to the coming storm, NJ Transit announced Tuesday afternoon. Customers will be able to use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode—rail, bus or light rail. For example, customers who normally take the bus from Rutherford to the Port Authority Bus Terminal may use their bus pass on the train from Rutherford to New York Penn Station, and customers who normally take the bus between Atlantic City and Lindenwold may use the train instead, NJ Transit officials said. Rail and light rail crews and equipment are on standby to quickly respond to downed trees, power outages or other issues that may arise, …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Suspensions take effect at 8 p.m.
New Jersey Transit is suspending some rail service and access links due to rapidly deteriorating weather conditions, the transportation organization announced Friday afternoon, Feb. 8. Bus service in northern and central New Jersey, including all I-195 routes will be suspended as of 8 p.m. until further notice. This includes all routes that serve Port Authority Bus Terminal and George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal, all routes that operate via U.S. Route 9, and all northern local bus routes, according to NJ Transit. However, bus service will continue in Atlantic, Cape MayCamden, Salem, Gloucester, Burlington, Mercer and Cumberland counties unless weather conditions change. As far as train service is concerned, the Morris and Essex Lines (…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Customers will be able to exchange bus passes and tickets for train use on Friday and Saturday.
Thursday, February 7
Residents across the state who use New Jersey Transit will have widespread options for travel during the pending winter storm, NJ Transit announced Thursday afternoon, Feb. 7. The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is taking steps to ensure the roads are safe for travel. A projected winter storm is set to attack much of the area this weekend, with an advisory in effect through Saturday morning. The storm is not expected to be as severe in Atlantic and Cape May counties. In preparation for the storm, NJ Transit announced it will offer full system-wide cross honoring on Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9, meaning travelers can use their bus tickets for train service. For example, those who use the bus service from Rutherford to…
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
More than 80 bus lines will resume service on Thursday in New Jersey.
NJ TRANSIT has announced that the majority of its bus lines will begin running on Thursday, as well as limited Access Link service. The bus lines are part of a slow but steady restart of NJ TRANSIT's service following Hurricane Sandy, announced the same day as the 3 p.m. restoration of service on the River Line light rail between the Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden and Trenton Transit Center. “This is tremendous progress,” said Transportation Commissioner and NJ TRANSIT Board Chairman James Simpson in a press release. “We are not out of the woods by any stretch, but we will continue working around the clock to further restore service where we can safely do so. On behalf of the entire NJ TRANSIT family, we appreciate the …
Planes, trains and buses—find out how you can get around in the hurricane's wake.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
PATCO Trains are running on a modified schedule with slower speeds expected Wednesday. Trains will depart every 10 minutes between 7 and 9 a.m., and every 15 minutes between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Trains will run on a 10-minute departure schedule between 2 and 6 p.m., then switch back to every 15 minutes from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and move to every 24 minutes from 7:30 p.m. on. NJ Transit Only limited buses will run in the city of Camden Wednesday. All rail lines, including the Atlantic City Line and River Line, are shut down. PATCO is cross-honoring tickets and passes for the Atlantic City Line. SEPTA Regional rail lines reopen Wednesday, though there may be delays. The Market-Frankford Line and Broad Street line, as well as buses and trolleys, will…
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Here's a list of shutdown times, including last train departures and arrivals on each line.
NJ Transit will begin a gradual system-wide shutdown of all bus, rail, light rail and Access Link service, starting at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 and continuing through 2 a.m. on Monday morning. Service suspensions will take effect as follows: Rail Service All other rail lines will be suspended starting this afternoon and continuing into the late evening. Final train times are as follows: Northeast Corridor North Jersey Coast Line Raritan Valley Line Morris & Essex Lines Montclair-Boonton Line Main Line Bergen County Line Port Jervis Line Pascack Valley Line Bus Service: Light Rail Service: Access Link Service: System-wide Cross-Honoring System-wide cross-honoring of all rail, bus and light rail tickets will be in effect starting at …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Police departments and transit agencies across the country—NJ Transit included—showed up on trains platforms and buses as part of a nationwide counter-terrorism and crime deterring initiative Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Potential mass transit improvements along the congested corridor into Philadelphia will be highlighted at NJ Transit's third open house on the study.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Members of the public who want to find out what NJ Transit is considering to help reduce congestion along the Route 55/42/676 corridor can weigh in on proposed alternatives at the organization’s third open house, which takes place Thursday in Camden. NJ Transit’s study of potential improvements to bus service through the choked artery includes the possibility of bus rapid transit into Camden and Philadelphia, among other service improvements. The open house will offer information about the study, as well as the chance to offer feedback on the suggested improvements. The event is scheduled for Thursday, March 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Camden Technology Center in Executive Conference Room 201 at Camden County College, located at 200 North …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Advocates urge delay in order to study low-rise buses.
New Jersey Transit’s board voted Wednesday to purchase 158 new buses, which will be deployed around the state. The vote came after several transit advocates asked the board to delay the vote in order to consider the option of low-ride buses instead of the traditional buses being purchased. The $68.6 million contact will replace aging buses in the state's 1,135-vehicle commuter bus fleet. The transit advocates called for the low-ride buses, common in urban bus fleets, which are closer to the ground and easier for wheelchair access. They said the transit agency should look at the current low-ride buses before making future bus purchase decisions. “I am going to request that we hold the purchase of high-floor full diesel buses until we can …