Bus

NJ Transit improves trans-Hudson access

Posted on November 5, 2012

Coming on the heels of NJ Transit’s restoration of rail and bus service to New York and utilizing federal and regional transportation resources to ease traffic congestion, improve trans-Hudson access and further help New Jersey residents navigate around the state, the Christie Administration announced an emergency bus plan designed to transport New Jersey residents back to their jobs starting Monday morning.

The emergency bus service will provide transportation options for NJ Transit customers, with access to ferries, light rail and employment in Hoboken, Weehawken, Jersey City and Manhattan. This temporary emergency service is anticipated to provide approximately 50% of NJ Transit’s normal rail rush hour service.

While NJ Transit system restoration progress continues, the agency is still several weeks away from full service restoration. Emergency conditions still exist across the NJ Transit system and will continue for some time for regular commuters.

For instance, NJ Transit normally operates 63 trains into New York Penn Station during the morning peak. Beginning Monday, NJ Transit will only be able to operate 13 trains into New York during the peak – pending critically needed repairs to be completed by Amtrak.

Utilizing the regional transportation network with a base of operations out of park-and-ride locations in central and northern sections of New Jersey, emergency buses will transport customers to light rail and ferry services in Hoboken, Weehawken and HBLR’s Liberty State Park Station as well as providing limited, direct service to several boarding locations in lower Manhattan.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

VIA debuts first of 400-plus new CNG buses

The new 40-foot buses, manufactured by Nova Bus, feature a 67-passenger capacity.

Lane Transit District seeks $30M from state for BRT

LTD is hoping to get the money in the form of Oregon Lottery-backed bonds, to use as matching funds for a federal grant it plans to apply for.

REV Group acquires Midwest Automotive Designs

The acquisition enhances REV’s product offerings in the commercial segment of its bus division, by adding multiple products for the luxury limousine, charter and tour bus markets.

NJ Transit awards MCI 2nd year of 6-year Commuter Coach contract

The company’s three-decade relationship with NJ TRANSIT continued in November 2015 with the company winning a competitive procurement to manufacture and deliver up to 1,222 commuter coaches.

ARBOC releases Ford Spirit of Independence model

The vehicle features a 96-inch width and a flat floor design that allows stress-free maneuverability for up to fifteen ambulatory and five wheelchair passengers, according to the company.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close