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EXTRA BUS SERVICE INTO NEW YORK FOR THE TRADITIONAL “WEARING O’ THE GREEN” FESTIVITIES

NEWARK, NJ, March 14, 2003 - Heading to New York for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Monday, March 17? Then join other parade-goers who are letting NJ TRANSIT show them the way.

In addition to regularly scheduled trips into the city, NJ TRANSIT will provide additional bus service on the nos. 128, 163, 165, 167, 192, 193 and 320 routes. Passengers are also encouraged to use the North Bergen, Vince Lombardi and Wayne-Route 23 park/rides where frequent service to New York is available.

Additional bus service includes:

  • 167 Harrington Park-New York - 9:50 a.m. departure from the Teaneck Armory to New York.
  • 320 North Bergen Park/Ride-New York - Extra buses will depart around 10 a.m. from the North Bergen Park/Ride.
  • 163 Ringwood Park-New York - 10:10 a.m. and 10:25 a.m. departures from Hackensack (Summit/Essex) to New York.
  • 165 Westwood-New York - 9:55 a.m. departure from Oradell to New York.
  • 167 Harrington Park-New York - 10:15 a.m. departure from Teaneck (Teaneck/State) to New York.
  • 192 Clifton-New York - 9:30 a.m. departure from Clifton-Allwood Road/Park to New York.
  • 193 Wayne-Willowbrook-New York - 9:50 a.m. departure from the Wayne-NJ Rte. 23 Park/Ride to New York.
  • 128 Boulevard East-New York - Extra buses will depart between 10 and 10:30 a.m. North Bergen (Nungessers) to New York.

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. For persons with hearing impairments, the number is 1-800-772-2287. Information is also available on the Internet at www.njtransit.com.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 752,600 daily trips on 240 bus routes, two light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 163 rail stations, 28 light rail stations and more than 17,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.

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