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NJ TRANSIT MAKES SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY

NEWARK, NJ, January 14, 2003 -- NJ TRANSIT will adjust its bus, rail and light rail schedules on Monday, January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

BUS

  • Most local lines will operate on a weekday, holiday or Saturday schedules. Most commuter bus lines will either operate on a weekday or holiday schedules. The No. 120 Bus into lower Manhattan will not operate on Monday. Customers should check the Holiday Service Box on their timetables carefully for specific information about their line.

HUDSON-BERGEN LIGHT RAIL

  • The light rail will operate on a weekday schedule.

THE NEWARK CITY SUBWAY

  • The Newark City Subway will operate on a Saturday schedule.

RAIL

  • NJ TRANSIT trains will operate on a weekday schedule on all rail lines.

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. Information is also available on the Internet at www.njtransit.com.

The statewide transit agency's bus and rail Weekend Family Super Saver Fare, which allows two children 11 and under to travel free with each fare-paying adult, will be in effect from 7 p.m. Friday, January 17, until 6 a.m. Tuesday, January 21. Senior citizen and round-trip excursion tickets will be valid without restriction throughout the period.