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NJ TRANSIT ADJUSTS BUS SCHEDULES TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE

NEWARK, NJ, June 13, 2002 -- NJ TRANSIT will revise schedules on a number of bus lines on Saturday, June 22, in response to changing travel patterns, as well as customer requests and recommendations. The Corporation regularly reviews its bus routes and makes changes to improve service.

Highlights of the service change include:

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.

Following are highlights of the June 22 bus schedule changes:

Atlantic County

Bergen County

Burlington County

Camden County

Cape May County

Essex County

Gloucester County

Hudson County

Mercer County

Middlesex County

Monmouth County

Ocean County

Passaic County

Salem County

Union County

For further information, riders in North Jersey can call NJ TRANSIT between 6 a.m. and midnight at 1-800-772-2222 or at 973-762-5100 from out of state. In South Jersey, riders may call NJ TRANSIT between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. at 1-800-582-5946 or at 215-569-3752 from Pennsylvania. For persons with hearing impairments, the number is 1-800-772-2287.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing bus, rail and light rail services for 380,600 daily commuters on 240 bus routes, two light rail lines and 12 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 163 rail stations, 26 light rail stations and more than 17,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.

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