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NJ TRANSIT TO HOST OPEN HOUSE ON STUDY TO IMPROVE TRANSIT IN GLOUCESTER AND CAMDEN COUNTIES

March 28, 2011
NJT-11-014

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will host a public open house to discuss potential transit improvements along the congested highway corridor that connects suburban Gloucester and Camden counties with the City of Camden and Philadelphia.

 

The open house is scheduled for Tuesday, April 5, 2011 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Blackwood Campus of Camden County College in Gloucester Township, NJ.  The meeting will be held at the Atrium, Forum 101 in the Connector Building–Civic Hall.

 

NJ TRANSIT has initiated the Route 55/42/676 Transit Alternatives Analysis to identify and evaluate a range of bus service improvements along the highway corridor to and from Camden and Philadelphia.  The study is looking at innovative service options, including Bus Rapid Transit, designed to speed travel along this heavily congested corridor.

 

Members of the public are invited to attend the open house to learn about the study and to give NJ TRANSIT their input on suggested transit improvements.

 

For more information, visit the study website at southjerseytransit.com.

 

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 12 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 165 rail stations, 60 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.