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Veterans and service members ride free on trains, buses and light rail to Trenton World War II Memorial dedication ceremony

November 10, 2008

NEWARK, NJ — In honor of Veterans Day, NJ TRANSIT is offering free transportation on Tuesday, November 11, to military veterans and service members traveling by train, bus or light rail to New Jersey’s World War II Memorial dedication ceremony in Trenton.

To take advantage of the free travel offer, simply present a military ID card, Veteran’s Administration Identification, or membership card for any Veterans Organization (American Legion, VFW, etc.) to the train conductor, bus operator or fare enforcement officer. In addition, any passenger wearing a U.S. military uniform will be able to travel to the dedication ceremony for free.

The dedication of New Jersey’s World War II Memorial will take place on Veterans Day at 2:30 p.m. at the Memorial’s site, located on West State Street at Veterans Park in Trenton, directly across from the State House.

The free ride privilege will be offered all day on Tuesday, November 11, expiring at midnight.

NJ TRANSIT will operate regular weekday service on all rail, bus and light rail lines.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 164 rail stations, 60 light rail stations and more than 18,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.