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NJ TRANSIT EXTENDS DISCOUNTS FOR HOLIDAY TRAVEL

NJ TRANSIT will operate regular weekday service on its commuter rail and light rail services on Good Friday, April 9. Buses will operate on a regular weekday or holiday schedule. Bus riders should check the holiday service box on their timetable or visit the NJ TRANSIT website at www.njtransit.com.

In an effort to increase travel options for riders who are traveling during the holiday weekend, NJ TRANSIT will expand the use of its discount tickets on Friday, April 9.

The following tickets/fares will be valid on all trains:

Off-peak round-trip tickets

Senior citizen tickets, regardless of age

Tickets for passengers with disabilities

Family Supersaver fares, valid from 7 p.m. Thursday, April 8 through 6 a.m. Monday, April 12

Special excursion (unlimited use one-day) tickets, except to/from Metro-North stations

The following tickets/fares will be valid all day for light rail and buses:

All senior citizen tickets, regardless of age

Tickets for passengers with disabilities

Family Supersaver fares, valid from 7 p.m. Thursday, April 8 through 6 a.m. Monday, April 12

For further information, riders in North Jersey can call NJ TRANSIT between 6 a.m. and midnight at 1-800-772-2222 or at 973-762-5100 from out of state. In South Jersey, riders may call NJ TRANSIT between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. at 1-800-582-5946 or at 215-569-3752 from Pennsylvania. For persons with hearing impairments, the number is 1-800-772-2287. Riders can also visit the NJ TRANSIT website at www.njtransit.com.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 752,600 daily trips on 240 bus routes, two light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 163 rail stations, 28 light rail stations and more than 17,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.