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NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES SYSTEMWIDE CROSS-HONORING IN ADVANCE OF NOR’EASTER
Customers advised to check njtransit.com before traveling
December 8, 2014
NEWARK, NJ — As the season’s next Nor’easter storm moves toward the region, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel are 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.
Systemwide Cross-Honoring in Effect: To give customers additional travel options during More >
EXTRA RAIL AND BUS SERVICE FOR THANKSGIVING TRAVELERS Kids Ride Free on NJ TRANSIT All Holiday Weekend November 24, 2014 NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT is offering additional trains and buses over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend to make it even easier for customers to connect with family and friends, travel to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, or get started on holiday shopping at various malls throughout the state.
This year, NJ TRANSIT will once again offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Wednesday, November 26, for the benefit of customers leaving work early, and to More >
NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES FULL, SYSTEMWIDE CROSS-HONORING IN ADVANCE OF WINTER STORM
Customers advised to check njtransit.com before traveling
November 25, 2014
NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel are taking steps to minimize delays, and ensure service reliability and safety due to the approaching winter storm. All customers are strongly advised to check njtransit.com before traveling for up-to-the-minute service information before starting their trip, and purchase their tickets in advance of tomorrow.
Systemwide Cross-Honoring in Effect on November 26: To More >
NJ Transit to test WiFi in Port Authority bus terminal By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Email the author on November 13, 2014 at 7:55 AM, updated November 13, 2014 at 7:58 AM
NJ Transit officials want to bring some of the communications of the future to the aging Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Commuters will be asked to test drive part of it, a WiFi system designed to help them get travel information faster in a bus terminal with less than optimal cellphone reception now.
To make that happen, NJ Transit and the Port Authority have formed a Customer Information and Technology group, More >
NJ Transit continues customer service improvements
By David Matthau November 10, 2014 12:05 AM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
New Jersey Transit, the third largest transit system in the U.S., is continuing its efforts to improve customer service by seeking feedback from its rail and bus customers.
NJ Transit trains (Annette Petriccione, Townsquare Media NJ)
In 2011, the agency launched its Scorecard initiative, which includes an online customer survey that gives riders the chance to rate NJ Transit’s overall performance in several areas including communication, rail and bus comfort, More >
Pedestrian pinned under NJ Transit bus in RidgewoodOctober 6th 2014 Boyd A. Loving8:23 PM Ridgewood NJ , A NJ Transit bus struck a male pedestrian crossing Oak Street at the intersection of Franklin Avenue in Ridgewoodon Monday evening, 10/06 at approximately 7:15 PM. The victim was pinned under the driver’s side of the bus and remained there until freed by Ridgewood firefighters. The bus was operating on Route #752. The victim was conscious and alert as he was being placed on an ambulance stretcher. He was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center; injuries were reported to More >
NJ TRANSIT OFFERS ‘EARLY GETAWAY’ SERVICE FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Kids ride free all weekend with Family SuperSaver Fare August 27, 2014
NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, August 29, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
On Friday, August 29, extra outbound trains will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex and Port Jervis lines starting at approximately 1 p.m. Extra buses will operate from the Port Authority Bus Terminal on more than a dozen bus routes More >
New NJ Transit data shows buses even later than suspectedAUGUST 21, 2014 LAST UPDATED: THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014, 1:21 AMBY CHRISTOPHER MAAGSTAFF WRITERTHE RECORDFor years, commuters have complained that NJ Transit buses run late. The evidence was flimsy, however, because data released by the agency tracked only buses departing major terminals. At the Port Authority Bus Terminal, for example, the vast majority of buses — 86 percent — leave on time, according to NJ Transit’s figures from June.On Wednesday, NJ Transit released far more detailed data, looking not just at when buses start More >
NJ Transit to vote on budget that keeps fares flat
NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Transit is expected to approve a budget that includes no fare hikes for the fifth consecutive year. (Associated Press)
NJ TRANSIT : ‘EARLY GETAWAY’ SERVICE SET FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKENDKids ride free all weekend with Family Super Saver FareJuly 1, 2014NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Thursday, July 3, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Independence Day holiday weekend.On Thursday, July 3, extra outbound trains will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines starting at approximately 1 p.m. Extra buses will operate from the Port Authority Bus Terminal and the More >
New Jersey Transit : My Transit Alerts
If you’re a regular customer, sign up for My Transit, our free alert service. My Transit delivers personalized travel information to your cell phone, handheld wireless device or email inbox. Delays of 15 minutes or more (weekdays between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m.)Schedule changes and other service adjustments.Station advisories at your origin and destination, including elevator and escalator outages and boarding changes.Other important announcements from NJ TRANSIT affecting your trip.
New NJ Transit chief may be looking to shake up agency’s leadership
TUESDAY MARCH 4, 2014, 8:53 PM BY KAREN ROUSE STAFF WRITER THE RECORD
Just days into her new job, NJ Transit’s new executive director may be shaking up the agency’s leadership, even while inviting rank-and-file employees to share their ideas for making the troubled organization work better.
“There are no ‘sacred cows,’” Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim said in a special message that went out to employees on Monday, her first full week into the job. “I want to know what works and what doesn’t – and in a constructive fashion, we can More >
NJT : Systemwide Cross-Honoring still in Effect on Friday, February 14
Systemwide Cross-Honoring in Effect on Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14: To give customers additional travel options during winter weather conditions, NJ TRANSIT will offer full systemwide cross-honoring on Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14, enabling customers to use their NJ TRANSIT ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode—rail, light rail or bus—including private bus carriers.
For example, customers who normally take the bus from Rutherford to the Port Authority Bus Terminal may use their bus More >
NJT Winter Weather Service Information
The following service advisories are in effect for Thursday, February 13, due to weather conditions:
Rail Service: On Thursday, February 13, NJ TRANSIT will operate on a regular weekday rail schedule. All rail service is subject to potential delays, adjustments and cancellations due to the winter weather conditions. Customers are strongly encouraged to plan accordingly and build additional time into their travels.
Bus Service: While every effort will be made to continue operating bus service systemwide on a regular weekday schedule on Thursday, More >
Bus riders frozen out as fight over snow removal leaves many NJ Transit stops packed in ice Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Last updated: Tuesday February 11, 2014, 11:25 PM BY ABBOTT KOLOFF, MINJAE PARK AND MATTHEW MCGRATH STAFF WRITERS The Record
Commuters getting on and off NJ Transit buses along highways in Bergen and Passaic counties have been climbing over boulders of ice and snow for the past week because no one seemed to know who was supposed to plow the bus stops.
One woman hung onto an NJ Transit bus stop sign that poked out of a mound of packed snow on Route 3 east at Passaic More >
NJT: SUPER DEAL, SUPER EASY, SUPER PASS.
NJ TRANSIT has created a special pass for Super Bowl Week 2014 – called SUPER PASS.
The $50 pass is valid for unlimited travel from Monday, January 27 through Monday, February 3, 2014 on all NJ TRANSIT rail, bus, light rail and Access Link services throughout New Jersey, including travel to and from Newark Liberty International Airport and New York City.
If you’re planning to travel to the Super Bowl and other fun activities during the week – SUPER PASS is for you. Take advantage of the savings and enjoy the convenience of not having to purchase More >
A malfunctioning NJ Transit website raises concern for Super Bowl transportation Wednesday January 22, 2014, 8:04 PM BY KAREN ROUSE STAFF WRITER The Record
NJ Transit customers on Wednesday faced another grueling commute, having to cope with fewer trains as a snow storm pulled away and the NJTransit.com website, which continued to malfunction, raising questions about whether the site would be ready for thousands of out-of-towners arriving next week for the Super Bowl.
These challenges come a day after NJ Transit’s website went down for more than three hours in the middle of a massive snow More >