the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, As snow winds down and road conditions improve following yesterday’s storm, NJ TRANSIT will operate regular weekday service for Thursday, March 22. Customers may expect delays and cancellations due to the residual effects of the storm.
Access Link will resume statewide service at noon on Thursday.
Customers are strongly advised to build in extra travel time and check the status of the system prior to making their trip by visiting njtransit.com or utilizing the My Transit alert system (www.njtransit.com/mytransit), which delivers travel advisories to your smartphone.
Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, Newark Light Rail and RiverLINE are all expected to operate on regular weekday schedules.
The storm brought slushy conditions to parts of the NJ TRANSIT system, causing wet snow on roads and sidewalks. Extreme caution is advised when boarding or exiting buses, trains and light rail vehicles due to possible slippery conditions.
Systemwide cross honoring and cross honoring with PATH will NOT be in effect for Thursday.
For the latest travel information, customers should visit njtransit.com, access NJ TRANSIT’s Twitter feed at @NJTRANSIT or listen to broadcast traffic reports. Additionally, NJ TRANSIT will provide the most current service information via the My Transit alert system (www.njtransit.com/mytransit), which delivers travel advisories to your smartphone. Service information is also available by calling (973) 275-5555.
Listen closely to public address announcements at stations for late-breaking service information.
Build additional travel time into your trip to a station, terminal or bus stop.
Stairs, flooring and platforms can be slippery, so please use caution when walking along wet surfaces or any outdoor surface exposed to the weather. Use extra care when boarding or exiting buses and trains.
Report slippery or unsafe conditions to bus operators, train crews or NJ TRANSIT staff.
If you park, ensure your car is stocked with a snow brush and ice scraper so you can clear your car upon returning to the lot.