NJ Transit student discount program expands to include part-time students

NJ Transit student discount program expands to include part-time students

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit is expanding its Student Pass fare option in a pilot program to include eligible part-time students. For the first time, beginning with February passes, in addition to full-time students, part-time degree-seeking students taking at least two courses will also be eligible for the Student Pass fare, which provides a 25-percent […]

NJ Transit rail operations celebrates 40 years of service

NJ Transit rail operations celebrates 40 years of service

NEWARK, NJ — Jan. 1 marked the 40th anniversary of NJ Transit assuming control and management of the operations of New Jersey’s commuter rail network, previously operated by Conrail under contract to NJ Transit and the state of New Jersey.  Shortly after midnight on Jan. 1, 1983, the first NJ Transit trains departed Hoboken and […]

US attorney reaches settlement with NJ Transit regarding ADA compliance

US attorney reaches settlement with NJ Transit regarding ADA compliance

NEWARK, NJ — The U.S. Attorney’s Office has reached a comprehensive settlement with New Jersey Transit Corp. to resolve allegations that NJ Transit violated the civil rights of people with disabilities by failing to operate a paratransit service that complied with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced Dec. […]

NJ Transit conducts second public forum on accessibility

NJ Transit conducts second public forum on accessibility

NEWARK, NJ — On Dec. 15, NJ Transit hosted its second accessibility forum as part of its continuing efforts to communicate with the public about the organization’s efforts to expand inclusion and access to public transportation for customers with disabilities. The forum was held live at NJ Transit headquarters with virtual attendance and viewing via […]

NJ Transit board approves critical maintenance of dual-powered locomotives

NJ Transit board approves critical maintenance of dual-powered locomotives

NEWARK, NJ — On Dec. 14, NJ Transit’s board of directors approved a contract to perform key state-of-good-repair maintenance on the engines of the ALP-45 locomotive fleet. The engine overhauls will allow the locomotives to maintain their current EPA Tier III emissions standards and continue the environmental benefits they provide compared to the older locomotives […]

U.S. Attorney’s Office, NJ Transit reach settlement regarding ADA compliance

U.S. Attorney’s Office, NJ Transit reach settlement regarding ADA compliance

NEWARK, NJ — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey has reached a settlement with NJ Transit to resolve findings that its intercity rail stations are not accessible to individuals with disabilities, which is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced Oct. 18. […]

NJ Transit advances zero-emission bus conversion with study

NJ Transit advances zero-emission bus conversion with study

NEWARK, NJ — The NJ Transit board of directors continued to advance the zero-emission bus program with the awarding on Sept. 21 of a contract aligned with the existing Garage Modernization Program that will focus on bus system design and capital investment planning. The Zero-Emission Bus System Design and Investment Planning Study will develop and […]

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