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NJ TRANSIT RIDERS RECEIVE DISCOUNT ON TICKETS TO FESTIVAL LATINO-AMERICANO 2002

NEWARK, NJ, September 4, 2002 -- NJ TRANSIT customers can save $1 off admission to the Festival Latino-Americano 2002 being held in Atlantic City on September 7 and 8. Ride NJ TRANSIT and leave the hassles of driving and parking behind.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Festival Latino-Americano at Gardner's Basin in Atlantic City. The festival runs from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. rain or shine. Regular admission is $6 for adults, $1 for senior citizens and children under 12.

To receive a discount, NJ TRANSIT customers should present a coupon, available at NJ TRANSIT bus and rail terminals or on the website, along with their bus or rail ticket, pass or transportation receipt at the Gardner's Basin ticket booth.

NJ TRANSIT runs rail service directly from Philadelphia's 30th Street Station to the Atlantic City Rail Terminal. Climb aboard at convenient stops in Cherry Hill, Lindenwold, Atco, Hammonton, Egg Harbor and Absecon. Tickets are available at all train stations and cost $6 from Philadelphia, and less from subsequent stops. Bus service is also available to Atlantic City from many locations in Philadelphia and Southern Jersey.

NJ TRANSIT also offers a Weekend Family Super Saver Fare for those travelling to the event. The Super Saver Fare allows two children 11 and under to travel free with each fare-paying adult on weekends. The Super Saver Fare is available beginning at 7 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday. Senior Citizen and round-trip excursion tickets will be valid without restriction throughout the period.

For further information, riders may call NJ TRANSIT at 1-800-626-RIDE or visit www.njtransit.com. For festival information, visit www.haac.org or call 609-345-2772.

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