Customers Advised to Monitor Forecasts, Plan Accordingly
Trenton, NJ – As Hurricane Sandy moves into the region, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel across the state are preparing the system to minimize service suspensions and delays to the extent possible.
Depending on the forecast track and the expected impact of the storm, it may be necessary for NJ TRANSIT to modify service as conditions change. Customers are advised to monitor broadcast news reports, monitor njtransit.com, or monitor NJ TRANSIT’s twitter feed at @NJ_TRANSIT for the latest service information.
To give customers additional travel options during expected severe weather conditions, NJ TRANSIT will offer full system-wide cross-honoring starting at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, October 29 and continuing through 6 a.m. Wednesday, October 31, enabling NJ TRANSIT customers 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. Similarly, customers who normally take the bus between Atlantic City and Lindenwold may use the train instead.
Further, indoor waiting rooms at outlying rail stations that are controlled by NJ TRANSIT will remain open to provide customers with shelter during the storm.
Customers are reminded that while every effort will be made to continue operating rail, bus, light rail and Access Link services throughout the state, customers may experience delays, detours or cancellations on their routes due to the potential impact of the storm. Customers are advised to plan accordingly and anticipate potential disruptions to service.
Bus and Access Link Operations
About NJ TRANSIT
NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 261 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the second largest transit system in the country with 164 rail stations, 61 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.
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