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March 2021 FYI Customer Newsletter

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Introducing FlexPass

NJ TRANSIT is offering a new pilot ticket option called FLEXPASS. Available only through the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App, FLEXPASS is a 20-trip ticket that is sold at a 20 percent discount off the one-way fare! FLEXPASS tickets are available for purchase on bus, rail and light rail services…

Portal Bridge Project Advances

NJ TRANSIT recently signed a Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for construction of the new Portal North Bridge on the Northeast Corridor (NEC). The new bridge will replace a century-old swing-span bridge with a fixed-span bridge across the Hackensack River, located on the NEC between Newark Penn Station and Secaucus Junction…

WRTC Redevelopment Plans Announced

Governor Phil Murphy recently announced plans for a $250 million redevelopment of the Walter Rand Transportation Center (WRTC) in Camden. The project would replace the existing facility to better serve and connect customers with NJ TRANSIT buses, the River LINE, PATCO service, intercity buses, and support future Transit-Oriented Development work…

NJ TRANSIT to Purchase First Zero-Emissions Buses 

NJ TRANSIT continues to advance a zero-emissions bus program, recently releasing a Request for Proposals to purchase eight battery-electric buses that will be deployed in Camden. The limited deployment enables NJ TRANSIT to study the benefits and challenges of using zero-emissions vehicles in a real-world setting…

Access Link Mobile App

Access Link customers now have control of their trip from start to finish, right at their fingertips! The new Access Link mobile app allows Access Link customers to schedule and cancel trips, monitor their reservations, pre-pay their fares electronically, manage their EZ-Wallet contactless payment accounts and more. 

NewBus Newark

NJ TRANSIT is launching a new initiative that will revitalize bus service in the Greater Newark area. NewBus Newark will use a detailed performance analysis of the area’s 38 local bus routes, as well as community input, to design a new intrastate bus network for the Newark region. Recommendations will help to address the Newark area’s evolving regional mobility needs…

NJ TRANSIT Teams Up with Veterans Group

NJ TRANSIT is teaming up with the Edge4Vets jobs preparation program to help connect New Jersey veterans, National Guard members, transitioning military service personnel and their spouses with careers in transportation. The program will be presented in a series of online workshops this spring. Veterans learn how to translate their military strengths into tools for success…

COVID-19 Update

NJ TRANSIT continues to work hard to make your travel experience a safe and enjoyable one. That includes redoubling our efforts to clean and sanitize our fleet and facilities in the battle against COVID-19. Among the more recent safety enhancements: installation of plexiglass partitions; upgrading and frequently replacing HVAC system filters; adding cleaning shifts to sanitize frequent customer touch points, and testing new technology...

Garden State Film Festival 

The Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) will be held virtually this year from March 23-28, 2021. GSFF is a not-for-profit organization that offers independent filmmakers the chance to exhibit their work and gives New Jersey audiences a chance to experience new, cultural, and artistic endeavors through the medium of film. We’re partnering with GSFF to offer you a $5 discount on a Virtual Multi-Pass!

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