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2024 Press Releases

The NJ TRANSIT Media Relations Department is available to assist reporters and other members of the news media. For routine press inquiries, call (973) 491-7078 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. To reach an on-call spokesperson regarding breaking news during non-business hours, call (973) 491-7078 and leave a detailed voice message. Your message will be immediately forwarded for response.

For non-media issues, please call NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555.

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June

NJ TRANSIT CUTS RIBBON FOR GRAND RE-OPENING OF FULLY RENOVATED ELIZABETH RAIL STATION
Modernization Includes Longer Platforms, Accessibility Improvements to Elevators and Additional Stairs, New Waiting Rooms and Security Systems
June 18, 2024

NJ TRANSIT ASSEMBLES TRANSPORTATION LEADERS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE IN ADVANCE OF FIFA WORLD CUP 2026
International Workshop Convened to Share Insights and Best Practices for Large-Scale Event Preparedness and Execution
June 17, 2024

NJ TRANSIT ADVANCES BRIELLE DRAWBRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
Board of Directors Approves Design Contract to Replace Existing Railroad Bridge Connecting Brielle and Point Pleasant Beach
June 11, 2024

NJ TRANSIT ADVANCES HISTORIC BRICK CHURCH STATION MODERNIZATION
Current Phase Includes Interior Restoration Work, Communications and Security Upgrades in Advance of Major Rehabilitation and Accessibility Project
June 11, 2024

TAKE NJ TRANSIT TO “PRUDENTIAL PRESENTS NORTH TO SHORE FESTIVAL” THIS SUMMER
Discounted Round-Trip Tickets Available To See Iconic Entertainers in Three New Jersey Cities
June 5, 2024

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS RAIL SERVICE TO UPCOMING METLIFE STADIUM SOCCER AND CONCERTS
BetMGM Meadowlands Rail Line Service Will Operate For Soccer and Concerts in June, July.
June 4, 2024

NJ TRANSIT REMINDS CUSTOMERS: “THINK SAFETY, RIDE SAFELY” DURING NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH
Safety Month Expands On Year-Round Commitment To Safety
June 3, 2024

May

NJ TRANSIT RECEIVES $83 MILLION GRANT FROM THE FTA FOR BRICK CHURCH STATION MODERNIZATION
Project Will Make Station in East Orange Fully Accessible With High-Level Platforms and Elevators; Restore Historic Features
May 28, 2024

THE WEATHER IS HEATING UP WITH NJ TRANSIT’S SUMMER PROMOTIONS
Discount Packages Include Beach Excursions, Buy One, Get One and More
May 22, 2024

NJ TRANSIT SALUTES MILITARY WITH COMPLIMENTARY RIDES DURING NYC FLEET WEEK
NJ TRANSIT Thanks Military With Free Transportation May 22 Through May 28
May 20, 2024

NJ TRANSIT ELECTRIC BUS INFRASTRUCTURE WINS NATIONAL ENGINEERING AWARD
Camden Bus Garage Project Now Nationally Recognized for Progress Towards Zero Emissions Goal
May 16, 2024

NJ TRANSIT INITIATES REFUND POLICY FOR UNUSED ONE-WAY TICKETS PURCHASED PRIOR TO JUNE 1, 2024
May 15, 2024

NJ TRANSIT, AMTRAK ANNOUNCE PORTAL NORTH BRIDGE REACHES 50 PERCENT COMPLETION MILESTONE
Critical Infrastructure Project Will Improve Rail Service Along Busiest Rail Corridor in the Nation
May 13, 2024

SEASONAL RAIL SERVICE TO MONMOUTH PARK KICKS OFF MAY 11th
Save up to $6.50 With a Monmouth Park Package on Live Racing Days Through September 15th
May 7, 2024

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS RAIL SERVICE TO UPCOMING METLIFE STADIUM CONCERTS
BetMGM Meadowlands Rail Line Service Will Operate For Concerts in May and June.
May 2, 2024

April

NJ TRANSIT CELEBRATES EARTH WEEK WITH RELEASE OF FIRST EVER SUSTAINABILITY PLAN
Agency’s Plan Outlines Efforts to Protect the Environment While Providing Equitable and Sustainable Transportation to Customers
April 23, 2024

NJ TRANSIT FAMILY DEAL FOR “TAKE YOUR KIDS TO WORK DAY”
Up To Two Children Under 18 Ride Free With A Fare-Paying Adult On April 25th
April 18, 2024

NEW JERSEY TRANSIT POLICE TO CONDUCT EMERGENCY RESPONSE DRILL AT BAY HEAD YARD
April 17, 2024

NJ TRANSIT’S “TAP, SCAN, RIDE” OFFERS STREAMLINED BUS BOARDING
Customers With Paper or Mobile Tickets Will Scan Them At Onboard Validators To Speed Boarding Process
April 3, 2024

NJ TRANSIT RECOGNIZES AUTISM ACCEPTANCE MONTH
For Second Year, Neurodiverse Children Record Station Announcements while Partnership with Magnusmode is Expanded through Launch of Light Rail Travel Aid
April 2, 2024

NJ TRANSIT RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT TO DEVELOP ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM FOR GRADE CROSSING SAFETY
NJ TRANSIT to Work with Rutgers CAIT to Implement AI-Powered Safety Systems on Light Rail Vehicles and at Grade Crossings
April 1, 2024

March

NJ TRANSIT KICKS OFF SPRING WITH “SPRING FORWARD WITH SAVINGS” PROMOTION
“Buy One, Get One” Offer Now Through April 30th Allows One Guest Per Customer to Travel Free
March 27, 2024

NJ TRANSIT RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR TWO CAPITAL PROJECTS
Agency Recognized by New Jersey Alliance for Action for Transit Oriented Development in Hoboken and Modernization of Bus Garage in Paterson
March 14, 2024

NJ TRANSIT ELECTRIC BUS PROJECT WINS ENGINEERING AWARD
Camden Bus Garage Project Highlights Progress Towards Zero Emissions Goal
March 14, 2024

NJ TRANSIT ADVANCES MAJOR RESILIENCY UPGRADES AT HOBOKEN TERMINAL
New Tracks and Elevated Platforms Will Create Resiliency as Part of Long Slip Fill and Rail Enhancement Project
March 12, 2024

NJ TRANSIT ADVANCES TRANSFORMATIONAL HOBOKEN CONNECT PROJECT
Board of Directors Approves Ground Lease Agreement as Latest Step to Bring New Office Space, Retail and Affordable Housing Along with Other Public Infrastructure Improvements
March 12, 2024

NEW JERSEY TRANSIT POLICE TO CONDUCT EMERGENCY RESPONSE DRILL AT CINNAMINSON STATION ON RIVER LINE LIGHT RAIL
March 6, 2024

February

NJ TRANSIT, THE WAY TO GO GREEN FOR ST. PATRICK’S CELEBRATIONS
Wear Green and Be Green with NJ TRANSIT: The Easy, Safe and Sustainable Way to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
February 28, 2024

NJ TRANSIT CELEBRATES HISTORICAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS WITH DECORATED LOCOMOTIVE AND BUSES
Two NJ TRANSIT Buses and One Locomotive Adorned With Images Celebrating the Historical Contributions of Notable African Americans in Recognition of Black History Month
February 26, 2024

NJ TRANSIT NAMED AS ONE OF AMERICA’S BEST LARGE EMPLOYERS BY FORBES
2024 List Has Agency in the Top Eight of All Employers in the Transportation and Logistics Industry
February 13, 2024

NJ TRANSIT PREPARES FOR WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS
Customers Advised to Monitor for Potential Service Disruptions, Detours or Suspensions
February 12, 2024

FANS CAN SCORE BIG TAKING NJ TRANSIT TO THE 2024 NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION NHL STADIUM SERIES AT METLIFE STADIUM
For a Limited Time, NJT REWARDS Customers Can Redeem Points For Discounted Game Tickets!
February 12, 2024

NJ TRANSIT “SWEETHEART DEAL” PROMOTION TO TAKE PLACE DURING WEEK OF VALENTINE’S DAY AND THROUGH PRESIDENTS’ DAY
“Buy One, Get One” Offer Runs February 8th -19th Allowing One Guest of Customers to Travel Free
February 8, 2024

NJ TRANSIT TO HOST PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY TRAINING COURSE
NJ TRANSIT Honored to Host Opening Module of the International Association of Public Transport’s (UITP) Three-Part Global Diploma Course; UITP Also Unveils 2024 Course List for North American Regional Training Center
February 7, 2024

NJ TRANSIT EXPANDS RIDESHARE PARTNERSHIP TO ADDITIONAL ACCESS LINK CUSTOMERS
Seven Additional Counties Added to Innovative Program Which Supplements Access Link Service for Customers with Disabilities
February 6, 2024

NJ TRANSIT RECEIVES $75 MILLION GRANT FROM THE FTA FOR NEW RAIL MAINTENANCE OF WAY FACILITY
Larger, State Of The Art Energy-Efficient Facility Enhances Rail Equipment Maintenance to Support Infrastructure State-of-Good-Repair Efforts
February 6, 2024

January

NJ TRANSIT REALLOCATES FEDERAL FUNDING TO SUPPORT CRITICAL RESILIENCY PROJECTS
NJ TRANSIT and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Agree To Increase Support to Protect Other High-Priority Transit Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events
January 26, 2024

NJ TRANSIT SET TO BEGIN PUBLIC HEARINGS ON FARE ADJUSTMENT PROPOSAL
Fare Adjustment Proposal Maintains Overall Service Levels; Public Comment Encouraged at Locations Across the State.
January 24, 2024

NJ TRANSIT STUDENT DISCOUNT PROGRAM RETURNS FOR SPRING 2024 SEMESTER
Starting in February, the Popular “Buy 3 Months, Get 1 Month Free” Student Pass Promotion Returns For Full-Time and Eligible Part-Time College Students
January 17, 2024

NJ TRANSIT PARTNERS WITH MASTERCARD® AND NYC TOURISM FOR THE RETURN OF 2024 NYC WINTER RESTAURANT WEEK®
Mastercard Cardholders Can Receive up to $30 in Mastercard Credits on NJ TRANSIT Travel to 2024 Winter NYC Restaurant Week January 16th through February 4th
January 12, 2024