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November 9, 2011

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT today unveiled a new, customer-friendly rail system map that will begin appearing at NJ TRANSIT rail stations and on board trains this week.  The new map, which was developed by NJ TRANSIT in-house, features a more open design and new color scheme for easy customer reference, as well as enhancements to more clearly indicate transfer points and service areas by rail line.


“The new design is intended to be simple, familiar and inviting, not only for our regular customers, but also for those residents and visitors who have never before traveled on the State’s rail network,” said NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein.  “We hope that customers will find the new map to be a valuable tool in their travels on our system.” 


The new rail system marks a change from the previous map’s strictly geographical format to one that is more typical of transit maps.  The more customer-friendly design features:



In addition to being posted at rail stations and on board trains, the new rail system map will be available at njtransit.com under “Rider Tools,” starting today.  View map here.



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 12 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.