Should riders pay for WO jitney?

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council approved a $328,680 contract between the township and Mobility Coach, which will provide drivers for the town’s jitneys for the next year, at its June 25 meeting. While the resolution was approved unanimously, council members discussed possibly charging for the currently free service in the future […]

Residents are pleased with addition of 6th jitney route

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eight months into its service, West Orange’s newest jitney line is satisfying riders and the town’s administration, as the sixth bus continues to travel the Redwood, Pleasantdale and Lourdes neighborhoods to take commuters to the Orange and Brick Church train stations. The line, which makes stops on Pleasant Valley Way at […]

Sixth jitney route serving more of town launches

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange jitney launched a sixth line that started service Tuesday, Sept. 5, and will provide commuters with rides to and from the Brick Church and Orange train stations. The new line covers the Redwood, Pleasantdale and Lourdes neighborhoods on weekdays and makes stops on Pleasant Valley Way at Hooper […]

Town unveils 6th jitney route

With expansion, jitney will now cover Pleasantdale, Redwood sections

Town unveils 6th jitney route

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange has finally unveiled its long-anticipated sixth jitney route, which covers the Pleasantdale and Redwood neighborhoods with four stops on the way to and from either the Orange station or the Brick Church station. The rout, which should be up and running sometime in August, will begin […]

Administration, SHARP debate timing

Township wants to wait until jitney route is planned before consulting with affected residents

Administration, SHARP debate timing

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The leader of a local advocacy group that pushed for a jitney line covering the Redwood and Pleasantdale neighborhoods last year is now urging the township to consult with residents before finalizing its route. Deena Rubin, founder of the Shuttle Advocates for Redwood and Pleasantdale group, told the West Orange Township […]

New jitney to cover Pleasantdale, Redwood

Parisi, Krakoviak continue to disagree on whether or not to charge for jitney

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Though a misunderstanding earlier this month caused residents to believe otherwise, Mayor Robert Parisi assured the West Orange Chronicle that the township’s planned sixth jitney route will include both the Redwood and Pleasantdale sections of West Orange. Parisi — who apparently referred to a “Pleasantdale jitney” at a March 6 Realtors […]

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

Mayor gives updates on transportation, redevelopment in annual address; honors community members

Parisi trumpets addition of 6th jitney route

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi announced that the township will be getting a sixth jitney route this year in his State of the Township Address during the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Feb. 8. Parisi revealed that West Orange will add a service line covering […]

WO plans to expand jitney service to cover more of town

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange intends to expand its commuter jitney service to cover the Redwood and Pleasantdale sections of town in early 2017, according to Mayor Robert Parisi. Parisi said the township is committed to adding a sixth route that incorporates Pleasant Valley Way and Eagle Rock Avenue so that the surrounding areas […]