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SERVICE ADVISORY: NJ TRANSIT EXTENDS FULL, SYSTEMWIDE CROSS-HONORING DUE TO WINTER WEATHER

Customers advised to check njtransit.com before traveling

December 10, 2013
NJT-13-090

NEWARK, NJ — With a second blast of winter weather entering the region this morning, NJ TRANSIT has announced an extension of cross-honoring through the end of the service day, Tuesday, December 10.  In addition, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel have taken steps to minimize delays and ensure service reliability and safety.  All customers are strongly advised to check njtransit.com before traveling for up-to-the-minute service information before starting their trip.

 

Systemwide Cross-Honoring in Effect:  To give customers additional travel options during expected winter weather conditions, NJ TRANSIT will offer full systemwide cross-honoring continuing through the end of the service day on Tuesday, December 10, enabling customers to use their ticket or pass on an alternate travel mode—rail, light rail or bus—including private bus carriers. 

 

For example, customers who normally take the bus from Rutherford to the Port Authority Bus Terminal may use their bus pass or ticket on the train from Rutherford to New York Penn Station.  Similarly, customers who normally take the bus between Atlantic City and Lindenwold may use the Atlantic City Rail Line instead at no additional charge.  Customers using their tickets or passes to travel to a destination other than the destination printed on their original ticket will be subject to the appropriate additional fare if applicable.

 

In addition, all NJ TRANSIT rail station buildings and waiting rooms will remain open extended hours, including evenings and overnight, through Friday, December 13, due to weather conditions.

 

About NJ TRANSIT

 

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 261 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 165 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.