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Check Out Our New Bus Rider Guide

Attention bus customers. New bus rider guides are now available, filled with information to help you navigate our bus system, as well as connect with our rail and light rail services. That includes reading a bus schedule, using our online Trip Planner, purchasing bus tickets and passes, and obtaining real-time bus arrival information on your handheld device using MyBus.

The Rider Guide also offers helpful tips to make your trip safe and enjoyable, including safely traveling with children, safely boarding, exiting and waiting for a bus, and signaling the bus operator when you are ready to get off the bus.

Other information that can be found in the rider guide includes:

  • How to receive travel alerts and advisories.
  • What to do when there is a service disruption and cross-honoring of tickets and passes.
  • How to use ticket vending machines (TVMs).
  • How to download the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App.
  • How to report and track lost items.

Don't forget, many of our buses are equipped with bike racks or luggage compartments that can accommodate bicycles.

If you are planning to travel on a bus with your bike, the rider guide advises you to have your bike ready to load as the bus approaches and follow the instructions of the bus operator for loading your bike.

Finally, you will find tips on rider etiquette. As a reminder, smoking, eating and drinking are strictly prohibited on NJ TRANSIT buses. We also ask that you be respectful of those around you when traveling on a bus, such as using headphones when listening to electronic devices or speaking softly when using a cellular phone. And please consider giving up your seat for seniors, mothers with children and expectant mothers.

Stop by one of our Customer Service offices or call the Transit Information Center at (973) 275-5555 to obtain a copy of the rider guide, or find it online at --> Schedules and Fares --> Bus --> Rider Guide. Printed copies are available in English and Spanish. The online version can also be translated into multiple languages with our handy Google Translate tool!

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