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2010 Press Releases

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

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December

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS EXTRA TRAINS AND BUSES TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR
Money-saving Family Super Saver fares in effect continuously now until January 3
December 29, 2010

NJ TRANSIT RESUMES NORMAL SERVICE
Rail, Bus and Light Rail service back on normal weekday schedules with only minor adjustments
December 28, 2010

NJ TRANSIT SERVICE STATUS AS OF 5:50 A.M.
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December 27, 2010

NJ TRANSIT SERVICE STATUS AS OF 8:40 A.M.

December 27, 2010

NJ TRANSIT BUS SERVICE SUSPENDED AS OF 8:30 P.M. SUNDAY

December 26, 2010

NJ TRANSIT RAIL SERVICE ADJUSTED DUE TO WINTER STORM
Customers advised to check njtransit.com before travelling
December 26, 2010

NJ TRANSIT PREPARES FOR SEASON'S FIRST MAJOR STORM, ANNOUNCES SYSTEMWIDE CROSS-HONORING
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December 26, 2010

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS EXTRA SERVICE AND SAVINGS FOR BUSY HOLIDAY WEEK
Money-saving Family Super Saver fares in effect continuously from December 23 until January 3
December 21, 2010

NJ TRANSIT TO OFFER EXPRESS BUS SERVICE TO MOUNTAIN CREEK SKI RESORT
Seasonal service starts Sunday, December 26 from Wayne/Route 23 Transit Center and New York
December 21, 2010

OFFICIALS MARK COMPLETION OF RENOVATIONS TO PATERSON'S BROADWAY BUS TERMINAL
$1.4 million project offers modern facility for customers
December 21, 2010

FIRST "MY BUS" SIGN IN MORRIS COUNTY UNVEILED AT MORRISTOWN STATION
New signs highlight system that provides bus customers with on-the-go schedule information
December 16, 2010

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES WINTER-READINESS PREPARATIONS

December 9, 2010

November

SAVE BIG ON THANKSGIVING TRAVEL BY TAKING THE TRAIN TO NEWARK LIBERTY
Kids ride free to the airport now through January 2
November 22, 2010

EXTRA RAIL AND BUS SERVICE SET FOR THANKSGIVING TRAVELERS
Kids ride free on NJ TRANSIT all holiday weekend
November 17, 2010

NJ TRANSIT UNVEILS STATE'S FIRST "MY BUS" SIGN IN ATLANTIC CITY
New signs highlight system that provides bus customers with on-the-go schedule information
November 16, 2010

NJ TRANSIT FURTHER IMPROVES MORRIS COUNTY BUS SERVICE
Local bus service changes take effect November 15
November 11, 2010

NJ TRANSIT APPROVES HOMELAND SECURITY TRAINING FOR FRONTLINE EMPLOYEES
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November 10, 2010

NJ TRANSIT INTEGRATES "MY TRANSIT" WITH AMBER ALERT
November 10, 2010

NJ TRANSIT EXPANDS POPULAR QUIET COMMUTE INITIATIVE
Quiet Commute expanding to peak trains to/from New York and Newark Penn stations effective January 3
November 10, 2010

October

NJ TRANSIT ADVISES RED BANK MOTORISTS OF UPCOMING DETOUR
West Bergen Place railroad crossing closed for repairs November 11-19
October 28, 2010

GET BUS SCHEDULES VIA TEXT MESSAGE WITH "MY BUS"
New system provides bus customers with on-the-go schedule information
October 26, 2010

NJ TRANSIT STATEMENT REGARDING INCIDENT IN NEW YORK

October 25, 2010

GOVERNOR ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING ARC TUNNEL PROJECT

October 7, 2010

NJ TRANSIT BOARD MEMBER FLORA CASTILLO HONORED BY APTA
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October 5, 2010

September

NO. 707 BUSES TO SERVE ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL IN PASSAIC
Buses rerouted to directly serve hospital effective September 20
September 21, 2010

NJ TRANSIT RESTRUCTURES MORRIS COUNTY BUS SERVICE
Four current ⿿MCM⿝ routes will be expanded to six new bus routes
September 13, 2010

NJ TRANSIT BOARD APPROVES RETAIL SPACES AT HOBOKEN TERMINAL AND PRINCETON JUNCTION STATION

September 10, 2010

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES GIANTS TICKET SWEEPSTAKES TO PROMOTE MEADOWLANDS RAIL SERVICE
Customers can enter at njtransit.com
September 10, 2010

NJ TRANSIT APPROVES PURCHASE OF VEHICLES FOR LOCAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS
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September 10, 2010

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES "MY BUS" ENHANCEMENT
Text message-based system will provide bus customers with on-the-go schedule information
September 10, 2010

RUSH HOUR BECOMES HUSH HOUR AS 'QUIET COMMUTE' PILOT LAUNCHES ON NJ TRANSIT
Pilot program begins on the Northeast Corridor
September 7, 2010

NJ TRANSIT AND PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCE EFFORT TO PROMOTE RAIL TO NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORT
Kids ride free to the airport beginning tomorrow
September 2, 2010

NJ TRANSIT SEEKING WI-FI FOR CUSTOMERS
Request for Proposals issued for provision of wireless broadband service onboard trains and at rail stations
September 1, 2010

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS "EARLY GETAWAY" SERVICE FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Kids ride free all weekend with Family Super Saver Fare
September 1, 2010

August

MYRON SHEVELL REAPPOINTED VICE CHAIR OF NJ TRANSIT BOARD
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August 16, 2010

NEW JERSEY APPLIES FOR FEDERAL HIGH-SPEED RAIL FUNDING FOR NORTHEAST CORRIDOR
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August 13, 2010

July

PUTTING SOME "MUTE" IN YOUR "COMMUTE"
NJ TRANSIT to test "Quiet Commute" cars on the Northeast Corridor
July 14, 2010

NEW POLICE CHIEF TO HEAD NJ TRANSIT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Law enforcement career spans more than 30 years
July 14, 2010

NJ TRANSIT ORDERS MODERN RAIL AND BUS EQUIPMENT
Capital budget supports equipment modernization; operating budget assumes lowest growth rate in history
July 14, 2010

NJ TRANSIT DESVÍA A AUTOBÚSES EN PERTH AMBOY A CAUSA DE ARREGLOS DE UN PUENTE
Clientes de autobúses nos. 62,116, 813, 815 y 817 avisado de desví­o comenzando el lunes, 12 de julio
July 12, 2010

NJ TRANSIT TO DETOUR BUSES IN PERTH AMBOY DUE TO BRIDGE REPAIR WORK
Nos. 62, 116, 813, 815 and 817 bus customers advised of detour beginning Monday, July 12
July 9, 2010

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS TRAVEL TIPS FOR CUSTOMERS ATTENDING MACY'S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS
Customers encouraged to plan ahead, arrive early and purchase round-trip tickets in advance
July 1, 2010

"EARLY GETAWAY" SERVICE SET FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND
Kids ride free all weekend with Family Super Saver Fare
July 1, 2010

June

NJ TRANSIT POLICE TO CONDUCT DRILL AT TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER

June 25, 2010

EXTRA TRAINS SET FOR JULY 3 KABOOM! FIREWORKS IN RED BANK
Customers encouraged to purchase ⿿Day Pass⿝ ticket in advance
June 24, 2010

OFFICIALS MARK GRAND OPENING OF REBUILT UPPER MONTCLAIR STATION
Upper Montclair Station Restaurant offers dining option for customers
June 18, 2010

NJ TRANSIT BOARD APPROVES RETAIL SPACES AT TWO MAJOR STATIONS
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June 16, 2010

NJ TRANSIT ADVANCES PERTH AMBOY STATION IMPROVEMENTS
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June 16, 2010

May

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS "EARLY GETAWAY" SERVICE FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Kids ride free all weekend with Family Super Saver Fare
May 27, 2010

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF BON JOVI TICKET SWEEPSTAKES
Contest highlights summer services to New Jersey attractions
May 26, 2010

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES BON JOVI TICKET SWEEPSTAKES TO PROMOTE SUMMER SERVICES
Customers can enter at njtransit.com
May 20, 2010

NJ TRANSIT CREATES DEVELOPER RESOURCES SECTION OF WEBSITE
Opens schedule data to encourage creation of new trip-planning applications
May 12, 2010

NJ TRANSIT EXPANDS DEPARTUREVISION TO NEW YORK AND HOBOKEN
Systemwide real-time train departures now available online
May 12, 2010

April

NJ TRANSIT BOARD APPROVES SUSTAINABLE AND FISCALLY RESPONSIBLE FARE AND SERVICE PLAN
Plan adjusted to meet needs of residents
April 14, 2010

RIDE NEWARK LIGHT RAIL TO THE CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL
NJ TRANSIT offers convenient service to Essex County Branch Brook Park
April 7, 2010

March

NJ TRANSIT SET TO BEGIN PUBLIC HEARINGS ON FARE AND SERVICE PROPOSAL
Public comment encouraged at locations across the system
March 23, 2010

NJ TRANSIT RELEASES FARE AND SERVICE PROPOSAL
Public hearings scheduled for March 25-27
March 5, 2010

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES INTERNAL CUTS, SPENDING FREEZE TO HELP FILL BUDGET GAP
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March 2, 2010

February

NJ TRANSIT RAIL SERVICE ADJUSTMENTS DUE TO WINTER STORM
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February 26, 2010

NJ TRANSIT WINTER STORM UPDATE AS OF 12 P.M. FEBRUARY 26
Most bus service to be restored starting at 1 p.m.
February 26, 2010

NJ TRANSIT SERVICE ADVISORIES FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Customers advised to check njtransit.com before travelling
February 25, 2010

NJ TRANSIT PREPARES FOR NEXT WINTER STORM
Full systemwide cross-honoring in effect starting tomorrow at 5 a.m.
February 24, 2010

NJ TRANSIT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OUTLINES AGENCY FISCAL CHALLENGES FOR ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
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February 18, 2010

NJ TRANSIT CONFRONTS SERIOUS BUDGET CHALLENGE IN FY10 AND FY11
New Executive Director reaches out to customers and public to help solve dire budget situation; NJ TRANSIT to hold hearings in late March
February 17, 2010

NJ TRANSIT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JAMES WEINSTEIN BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING REMARKS
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February 17, 2010

NJ TRANSIT WINTER STORM SERVICE UPDATE AS OF 5:30 P.M.
All bus service suspended statewide effective 7 p.m.
February 10, 2010

1:00 P.M. UPDATE: NJ TRANSIT SERVICE ADVISORY DUE TO WINTER STORM
Customers advised to check njtransit.com before travelling
February 10, 2010

NJ TRANSIT SERVICE ADVISORIES FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11

February 10, 2010

ACCESS LINK SERVICE CANCELLED TOMORROW DUE TO WINTER STORM
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February 9, 2010

NJ TRANSIT MOBILIZING FOR NEXT WINTER STORM
Customers advised to expect possible delays, service impacts
February 9, 2010

NJ TRANSIT TO SUPPLEMENT DECAMP BUS SERVICE IN LYNDHURST
Agreement will expand hours of service at no cost to NJ TRANSIT
February 8, 2010

NJ TRANSIT PREPARES FOR WEEKEND WINTER STORM
Full systemwide cross-honoring in effect starting today at 6 p.m.; Access Link service cancelled Saturday in South Jersey
February 5, 2010

January

NJ TRANSIT BUS SCHEDULE CHANGES TAKE EFFECT JANUARY 9
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January 7, 2010

OFFICIALS MARK COMPLETION OF SOUTH AMBOY STATION IMPROVEMENTS
High-level platform provides amenities and accessibility for customers
January 5, 2010