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DOT COMMISSIONER FOX ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL AND DIRECT SERVICE INTO NEW YORK CITY

Bus Service Enhanced from the New Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride

NEWARK, NJ, May 13, 2002 -- Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Fox has announced today that additional and direct New York City bus service has been added from the new Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride beginning Saturday, May 18.

"The new Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride provides commuters with a safe and secure area to park their cars while accessing mass transportation," said Commissioner Fox. "Under the guidance of Governor McGreevey, the DOT, NJ TRANSIT and Wayne officials, have worked closely together to ensure that commuters have a dependable way to commute into New York City."

Customers are encouraged to pick up new timetables at major terminals and on their buses and check them carefully to determine if their trip has changed.

On the No. 193 Pompton Lakes-Packanack Lake-Willowbrook-New York route, direct morning rush hour express service will be offered from the Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York. All off-peak trips will operate via the Willowbrook Park-Ride enroute to New York. Service will begin at the Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride at 5:35 a.m. No service will be provided from Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride to New York after 11:18 a.m. Customers should check their schedules for departure times.

On the No. 194 Newfoundland-New York route, service will operate express from Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York to Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride beginning at 6:30 a.m. until midnight. Customer should check their schedules for departure times and gate numbers.

Minor afternoon and evening changes will occur on the No. 195 Willowbrook-Cedar Grove-New York route. Customers should check their timetables carefully.

No service is available between the Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride and New York on Saturdays and Sundays.

There is no fee for parking at the Wayne-Route 23 Park-Ride. Overnight parking is prohibited.

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