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July 17, 2013

Veolia wins NJ Transit contract renewal

The new Monmouth County Local Bus fixed-route service agreement is effective September 2013 and will run through September 2020.


July 2, 2013

N.J. bus operator goes 30 years without accident

Gerald Cameron, logging an estimated 825,000 miles accident free, touts his mirrors as his 'lifeline.'


April 18, 2013

NJ Transit expands MyBus Now program

First launched in fall 2012 as a pilot program serving Trenton-area bus customers, the system uses “smart bus” technology to provide customers with access to real-time bus arrival estimates to a specific bus stop within a 30-minute window.


April 11, 2013

N.J. receives $76M in Sandy relief funds

The funds, which come from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 passed by Congress and signed by President Obama, bring the total funding from the FHWA to $224 million.


March 4, 2013

NJ Transit spent $40M on Sandy repairs, wipes out OT savings

The transportation agency paid $2.9 million less in 2012 than it did in 2011 to employees cashing out their unused sick and vacation time. It also paid $4.1 million less in overtime from the previous year.


December 27, 2012

N.J. bus service receives 4 NABI vehicles

Salem County Community Bus Service received four new 2012 NABI transit buses from NJ Transit. The buses each accommodate 43 passengers and 19 standees.


August 23, 2012

NJ Transit boosts bus security over terrorism concern

The "BusSafe" counterterrorism and criminal deterrence program consists of bus patrols and increased inspections at transit terminals, garages and high-volume boarding areas.


August 15, 2012

N.J. Transit blocks developer access to rail data

The premium commuter service provided information to roughly 300 rail customers about which track their North Jersey-bound train would arrive on first — as much as 20 minutes before it appeared on the departure screens.


August 14, 2012

NJ Transit pilots special events online ticketing

Offering the Meadowlands online ticketing option as a pilot program to test the functionality of the web ticketing application and evaluate the feasibility of expanding it to include other services. The first phase of the pilot will be in place for the upcoming football season, as well as for other stadium events.


August 7, 2012

NJ Transit makes some weekend trains ‘bike-friendly’

As part of the expanded Bike Aboard program, NJ Transit will offer 418 designated bike trains on weekends on the Raritan Valley, Main/Bergen County, Pascack Valley, Gladstone, Montclair-Boonton and Atlantic City Rail lines. Collapsible bicycles are permitted on all trains at all times.


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