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NJ TRANSIT SET TO BEGIN PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE PROPOSED 9% FARE INCREASE

Public comment encouraged at locations across the system
April 20, 2015

NEWARK, NJ —Throughout the past five years, NJ TRANSIT held the line on fare increases while maintaining high quality services and implementing new customer amenities including MyTix, Departurevision, and MyBus Now.

However, costs such as contract services – Access Link, the organization’s paratransit service, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail […]

By |April 21st, 2015|commuters|0 Comments

NJ Transit fares could be hiked as much as 9 percent, state report says

By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
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on April 14, 2015 at 12:33 PM, updated April 15, 2015 at 7:31 AM

Commuters could be hit with an NJ Transit fare increase that might reach 9 percent in fiscal year 2016, based on budget documents for the coming year.

NJ Transit’s budget documents said revenue […]

By |April 17th, 2015|commuters|0 Comments

Facing shortfall, NJ Transit considers fare hike

Maddie Hanna, Inquirer Trenton Bureau
Last updated: Friday, April 3, 2015, 1:07 AM
Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:03 PM

New Jersey’s transit agency is considering a fare hike to fill a revenue shortfall, its director told lawmakers Thursday.

NJ Transit officials said they expected to propose a fare increase by the end of April, in light of a […]

By |April 3rd, 2015|commuters|0 Comments

After 40 years of Renovations : Push to Replace Port Authority Bus Terminal

After 40 years of Renovations : Push to Replace Port Authority Bus Terminal

New depot is estimated to cost up to $11 billion

By
ANDREW TANGEL
Updated March 17, 2015 12:47 p.m. ET

When the Port Authority Bus Terminal opened in 1950, it helped New York City funnel a growing number of buses carrying commuters into Manhattan’s West Side.

Today, the […]

By |March 18th, 2015|commuters|1 Comment

NJ Transit chief: Will try to hold hikes to single digits

NJ Transit chief: Will try to hold hikes to single digits

MARCH 11, 2015, 11:03 AM    LAST UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015, 4:38 PM
BY DAVID PORTER
ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEWARK — Rail and bus commuters facing potential fare hikes likely won’t see increases as high as they did in 2010 when fares rose an average of more than […]

By |March 12th, 2015|NJT|2 Comments

NJ Transit considering fare hike, service cuts

NJ Transit considering fare hike, service cuts

No details yet on possible hike, divulged by Christie administration in budget document

TRENTON – Commuters beware: New Jersey Transit is considering a fare hike and service cuts.

Documents supporting Gov. Chris Christie’s budget plan say NJ Transit “is currently evaluating a range of savings and revenue-generating options that may include […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|3 Comments

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF MOBILE TICKETING TO BUS ROUTES BETWEEN NJ AND NYC

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF MOBILE TICKETING TO BUS ROUTES BETWEEN NJ AND NYC

Convenient, Easy Monthly Pass Purchases Available through MyTix App on Interstate Bus Routes

January 28, 2015

NEWARK, NJ — As part of an ongoing effort to improve the overall customer experience, NJ TRANSIT today announced the expansion of its MyTixmobile ticketing app to interstate […]

By |January 30th, 2015|commuting, technology|0 Comments

STATE WIDE TRAVEL BAN NOW LIFTED

STATE WIDE TRAVEL BAN NOW LIFTED :
Trenton, N.J. – The State of New Jersey has revoked the statewide travel ban that was put into effect at 11:00 p.m. last evening. The travel ban is revoked in all 21 counties.
New Jerseyans should continue to stay off the roads whenever possible throughout the day as transportation and […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Blizzard 2015|3 Comments

NJ Transit to shut down system Monday night at 10pm

NJ Transit to shut down system Monday night at 10pm

UPDATE:  The last service for NJ TRANSIT’s rail, bus and light rail will depart from its point of origin at 8 p.m. tonight and scheduled to arrive at their final destinations by/at 10 p.m. due to worsening weather conditions.

Effective 10 p.m. Monday, January 26, NJ TRANSIT […]

By |January 26th, 2015|NJT|1 Comment

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES FULL, SYSTEMWIDE CROSS-HONORING IN ADVANCE OF MAJOR WINTER STORM

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES FULL, SYSTEMWIDE CROSS-HONORING IN ADVANCE OF MAJOR WINTER STORM

Customers advised to check njtransit.com before traveling

NEWARK, NJ — As this season’s first major winter 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 due to the approaching […]

By |January 26th, 2015|NJT|0 Comments