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NJ TRANSIT OFFERS BUS SERVICE TO MOUNTAIN CREEK SKI RESORT

Seasonal service starts December 26 from Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center and New York

December 23, 2008
NJT-08-104

NEWARK, NJ — For the winter ski and snowboarding season, NJ TRANSIT is offering express bus service on the No. 194 route to Mountain Creek Ski Resort in Vernon, NJ, from the Port Authority Bus Terminal and Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center.

Service will operate daily from Friday, December 26, 2008, through Friday, January 2, 2009 (including New Year’s Day).

Beginning January 3, 2009, service will operate on weekends and holidays only through Sunday, March 8, 2009 (including Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents’ Day).

Buses will depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal Gate 326 at 7:30 a.m., receive passengers at Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center at 8 a.m. and arrive at Mountain Creek at 9:12 a.m. Return trips will depart Mountain Creek at 4:30 p.m., stop at Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center at 5:40 p.m. and arrive at the Port Authority Bus Terminal at 6:12 p.m. These express buses will not make local stops.

Roundtrip fare from the Port Authority Bus Terminal is $20.50 for adults and $9 for children ages 5-11, seniors and customers with disabilities.

From Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center, roundtrip fare is $8 for adults and $3.60 for children ages 5-11, seniors and customers with disabilities.

All customers 19 and older can receive a $10 discount off Mountain Creek weekend/holiday lift tickets. Children and youths ages 7-18 and senior citizens age 65 and older receive a $6 discount on weekends and holidays. The discount is available by showing a valid NJ TRANSIT bus receipt at the Mountain Creek admission office.

Visit www.njtransit.com/creek for more information.

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