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GET THERE FASTER AND PAY LESS AT MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY STATION

New half-price parking discounts and additional express trains

March 30, 2005
NJT-05-041


NEWARK, NJ –
Customers who use the new Montclair State University Rail Station will soon be able to park for as little as 92 cents per day — and enjoy a shorter commute in the process.

“More and more residents are discovering the benefits of using NJ TRANSIT to avoid congested roadways, tolls and other commuting hassles,” said NJ TRANSIT Executive Director George D. Warrington. “We continue to make the MSU station more attractive to our customers by offering parking discounts and enhancing rail service to fit busy schedules.”

Beginning April 1, customers can take a 50 percent discount on multi-month parking rates or receive 10 percent bonus value on their Stored Value Cards when using the station’s 1500-space parking deck. To receive the special rates, customers must make their purchase by June 30, 2005.

Customers will get the most significant savings when they buy an annual access card for $220, which works out to just 92 cents per day to park—$380 less than the cost of buying 12 individual monthly passes. Other discounted parking options available April 1 through June 30 are:

Customers may go online to www.njtransit.com to get additional information on the new multi-month parking discounts.

New express service between MSU and Hoboken saves up to 15 minutes

Starting April 24, NJ TRANSIT will make getting between MSU and Hoboken faster and more convenient by adding three new express trains, and a late night train serving MSU Station.

§ MSU students and others looking for late night travel options will soon have train #280, which will depart MSU at 11:07 p.m. and arrive in Hoboken at 11:51 p.m.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 779,200 daily trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 162 rail stations, 52 light rail stations and more than 17,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.