Thursday, May 23, 2013
In addition to extra trains and buses, two children can ride free with each fare-paying adult.
NJ Transit will be offering extra trains and buses to patrons leaving work early Friday for Memorial Day weekend, according to a press release Monday. Extra outbound trains will operate on the Northeast Corrider, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex and Port Jervis lines starting around 1 p.m. Additional buses will also be operating from the Port Authority Bus Terminal on over three dozen bus routes starting around noon, according to NJ Transit. On Memorial Day, trains will operate on a weekend/major holiday schedule on all lines, according to NJ Transit. Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a weekend schedule, Newark Light Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule and River Line will operate on a Sunday schedule. Bus …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Amtrak renovations will cause lines between New Brunswick and Metuchen to be taken out of service.
NJ TRANSIT announced Thursday that new rail timetables will take effect Sunday, June 2, reflecting adjustments made to accommodate Amtrak’s long-term tie replacement project on the Northeast Corridor. The project will require Amtrak to take one of four tracks out of service on a portion of the line, affecting both weekday and weekend train schedules. Next month, Amtrak, which owns and maintains the Northeast Corridor, will continue a railroad tie replacement project that began earlier this year, advancing the work to areas where station stops are located. Their crews will begin working on Track 4, the local outbound (to Trenton) track, which will be taken out of service for several months between New Brunswick and Metuchen. “While we …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Additional officers, both in uniform and dressed in plain clothes, will patrol the transit system, according to spokesperson.
NJ Transit is in a "heightened state of alert" in response to several explosions reported at the Boston Marathon this afternoon, according to NJ Transit spokesman John Durso, Jr. “While there has been no specific threat made to our transit system at this time, NJ Transit police have deployed both uniformed and plain clothed officers to further patrol our system and keep our customers safe," Durso said in a press release. At least two people were killed and numerous people were injured in Boston this afternoon when there were two explosions within a mile of the Boston Marathon's finish line, according to Back Bay Patch. Another explosion was reported at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, however reports now indicate that that may …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
NJ Transit says there are a variety of public transportation options for those attending Wrestlemania events this week.
Professional wrestling fans attending WrestleMania Week activities from April 4 through 8—including WrestleMania Axxess, WrestleMania 29 and Monday Night Raw—have a travel option from New York City and points throughout New Jersey via train service to Secaucus Junction, with connecting buses to the IZOD Center and connecting trains to MetLife Stadium. For added convenience, spectators traveling from New York City to WrestleMania events can easily purchase round-trip transportation tickets online at njtransit.com. For WrestleMania Axxess and Monday Night Raw, NJ TRANSIT will operate train service to Secaucus Junction with connecting shuttle bus service to the IZOD Center. For the main event, WrestleMania 29, NJ TRANSIT will operate train …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Full system wide cross-honoring will be in effect Monday to offer customers additional travel options.
With another winter blast zeroing in on the Garden State starting late tonight (Sunday), NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel are again taking steps to minimize delays and ensure service reliability and safety. All customers are strongly advised to check njtransit.com before traveling for up-to-the-minute service information before starting their trip. To offer customers additional travel options during the expected inclement weather conditions, NJ TRANSIT will offer full system wide cross-honoring on Monday, March 25, enabling NJ TRANSIT customers to reach their final ticketed destination through an alternate travel mode—rail, light rail, as well as on both NJ TRANSIT bus and private bus carriers. Customers who…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Full systemwide cross-honoring continues through Friday, March 8 to give customers additional travel options
With winter weather still moving through the region, NJ Transit has extended full systemwide cross-honoring through the end of the service day Friday, March 8, enabling NJ Transit customers to use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode—rail, bus or light rail, as well as private carrier buses. NJ Transit continues to monitor the storm and take steps to minimize delays and ensure service reliability and safety. All customers are strongly advised to check njtransit.com before traveling for up-to-the-minute service information before starting their trip. High winds reported throughout the region overnight caused no damage to the NJ Transit system, and all trains, buses and light rail lines are operating on or close to schedule …
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, …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
This includes bus and rail services.
Saturday, February 9
UPDATE: Following inspections, NJ Transit announced all rail services will be restored as of noon Saturday. ORIGINAL: Bus service in northern and central New Jersey has been restored as of 8 a.m. Saturday morning, Feb. 9, New Jersey Transit announced Saturday morning. All bus service in Mercer County and along the Route 9 corridor was restored as of 7 a.m., and remaining bus services were restored by 8 a.m. NJ Transit advises there will still be service delays and detours due to road conditions. Customers should leave plenty of time for travel. Rail and light rail service remain suspended while a full assessment is conducted, according to NJ Transit. Once the rails are deemed safe, the 12-hour restoration process can begin. Steps have …
Friday, February 8, 2013
The storm is sweeping through New Jersey beginning Friday evening.
Below are the last trains for the rail lines being suspended. Trains will make local stops: Due to rapidly deteriorating weather conditions and in the interest of customer and employee safety, NJ TRANSIT will suspending some bus and rail service later this evening. Customers are advised to check njtransit.com for the latest service information. Bus Service: NJ TRANSIT bus service in northern and central New Jersey (all routes north of I-195) will be suspended as of 8 p.m. 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. This service suspension will remain in effect until further notice, and will be …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Cross-honoring in effect for Feb. 8 and 9, which enables customers to use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode—rail, bus or light rail.
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Thursday, February 7
With a blast of winter weather expected to hit New Jersey Friday, NJ TRANSIT today announced that system wide cross-honoring will be in effect for the entire service day Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9. Cross-honoring enables customers to use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode, including rail, bus or light rail. Customers who normally take the bus from Rutherford to the Port Authority Bus Terminal may use their bus pass or ticket on the train from Rutherford to New York Penn Station, for example. The latest estimate for Central New Jersey from the National Weather Service (NWS) calls for snowfall in the five to ten inch range. Additionally, NJ TRANSIT is encouraging customers to consider traveling early on Friday due to …