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, …
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
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, November 4, 2012
The North Jersey Coast Line, Raritan Valley Line, Main/Port Jervis Line will all run limited service, while the Atlantic City Line will resume normal service.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
NJ TRANSIT will resume service on four more rail lines on Sunday, according to the Governor's Office. According to a press release from the governor's office, the North Jersey Coast Line, Raritan Valley Line and Main/Port Jervis Line will all operate on limited schedules, and the Atlantic City Line will operate on its regular schedule. The Northeast Corridor Line resumed service on Friday on a modified schedule, stopping at all stops except for the Jersey Avenue station in New Brunswick. The service schedules are as follows, according to the release: The majority of NJ Transit bus service resumed earlier this week, as did the River Line light rail. According to the release, monthly passes for October will be valid through Friday, Nov. 9 …
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 …
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 …