Friday, March 15, 2013
It will cover emergency transportation, according to Executive Director James Weinstein.
Friday, March 15
Two weeks to the day after New Jersey Transit submitted an application for federal funds to help recovery in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it received over $144 million in aid for the first steps of recovery, NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein said on Thursday night, March 14. “Rebuilding in the aftermath of Sandy has truly been a team approach,” Weinstein said in a statement issued Thursday night. “I am grateful for the efforts of Senators Lautenberg and Menendez, our Congressional delegation, Administrator Rogoff and the FTA, as well as the leaders and staff at FEMA and the U.S. Department of Transportation for their assistance and support during this trying time. They have been true partners in the recovery effort. “In …
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, December 26, 2012
Wind, rain and possible flooding are expected to make today's commute difficult.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
With more winter weather expected to move through the region starting Wednesday afternoon and continuing into Thursday, NJ TRANSIT is mobilizing its operations, customer service and police personnel across the state to keep the system running smoothly and minimize delays. In anticipation of the storm, NJ TRANSIT will offer full system-wide cross-honoring starting at 1 p.m. today, and continuing until the end of the service day Thursday. That means NJ TRANSIT customers can use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode—rail, bus or light rail. 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. Customers who normally take…
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 …
The state has announced that NJ Transit rail and buses may be fully shut down on Monday in advance of Hurricane Sandy.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Gov. Chris Christie's office has announced that preparations have begun to potentially shut down NJ TRANSIT rail, light rail and bus service as of Monday, in advance of Hurricane Sandy. According to a press release from the governor's office, shutting down NJ TRANSIT services will take at least 12 hours. During the shutdown, all buses and trains will be moved out of areas at risk of flooding. The shutdown is precautionary, and it is still unsure how long service will be suspended for, the release said. NJ TRANSIT will cross-honor all rail, bus and light rail tickets starting at 12 a.m. Monday continuing through 6 a.m. Wednesday. Customers with NJ TRANSIT tickets will be able to use those tickets for other forms of transportation to get to …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Spokesman John Durso said the company is closely monitoring the storm and will provide updates to bus and train schedules via njtransit.com or twitter.com/NJ_transit.
NJ TRANSIT has already begun preparations for Hurricane Sandy, according to spokesman John Durso. Durso provided the following information regarding preparations on the rail, light rail, and bus routes in New Jersey: NJ TRANSIT information is readily available at njtransit.com or through the agency's Twitter feed, twitter.com/NJ_TRANSIT. Updates can also be delivered to portable electronic devices through the My Transit alert system. Visit www.njtransit.com/mytransit to sign up. For more information, call NJ TRANSIT at (973) 275-5555.