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NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL BUS SERVICE FOR PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE

Extra trips offered on select routes to New York

June 7, 2007
NJT-07-057
Contact: Courtney Carroll 973 491-7078

NEWARK, NJ In addition to regular weekend service, NJ TRANSIT will operate extra bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Sunday, June 10, to accommodate customers attending the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City.

Extra trips to New York will be offered on the following routes:

  • 116 Perth Amboy
  • 126 Hoboken
  • 158 Fort Lee-Edgewater
  • 161 Paterson
  • 163 Maywood-Ridgewood
  • 165 Westwood
  • 166 Dumont-Tenafly
  • 167 Harrington Park-Dumont
  • 190 Paterson

In addition, extra seating capacity will be offered on the following routes all day:

  • 156 Englewood Cliffs
  • 159 Fort Lee
  • 320 Harmon Meadow-Mill Creek-North Bergen Park/Ride

To speed their return trip, bus customers are strongly encouraged to purchase round-trip tickets on-board inbound buses (en route to New York), or purchase their outbound tickets at Port Authority Bus Terminal ticket windows 1-10 or at any Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) inside the PABT upon arriving before leaving the terminal for the parade.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing nearly 857,000 weekday 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, 60 light rail stations and more than 18,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.