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NJ TRANSIT EXTENDS DISCOUNTS FOR HOLIDAY TRAVEL

NEWARK, NJ, April 16, 2003 – NJ TRANSIT will operate regular weekday service on its commuter rail and light rail services on Good Friday, April 18. Buses will operate on a regular weekday or holiday schedule. Bus riders should check the holiday service box on their timetable or visit the NJ TRANSIT website at www.njtransit.com.

In an effort to increase travel options for riders who are traveling during the holiday weekend, NJ TRANSIT will expand the use of its discount tickets and Family Supersaver fares. From 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17 through 6 a.m. Monday, April 21, the following tickets and programs will be valid:

  • The Family Super Saver Fare, which allows two children 11 and under to travel free with each fare-paying adult.
  • Senior citizen tickets, valid throughout the period without restriction.
  • Round-trip excursion tickets, valid throughout the period without restriction.

The above promotion will be accepted on all NJ TRANSIT buses, trains, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and the Newark City Subway.

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. Riders can also visit the NJ TRANSIT website 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.