New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit)

Newark, NJ 07105


About New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit)


1 Penn Plaza East
Newark, NJ 07105
United States

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NJ Transit is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 260 bus routes, three light rail lines and 12 commuter rail lines. It is the second 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.

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NJ Transit to host opening module of UITP's transit managers global diploma course

Feb. 8, 2024
The Diploma Program for Managers in Public Transport will take place in June, September and November 2024, covering topics in mobility trends, policies for sustainable urban mobility...
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FTA awards $75 million grant to NJ Transit for new rail MOW facility

Feb. 7, 2024
The new facility in Clifton, N.J., will replace an obsolete and flood-prone MOW facility in Wood-Ridge, N.J.

NJ Transit to redirect $503 million in federal grant funding to support infrastructure improvements

Jan. 29, 2024
The funding to support infrastructure improvements at Hoboken Terminal, County Yard in New Brunswick and the Raritan River Bridge was originally allocated to NJ Transit’s TransitGrid...
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Transit Tech Lab reveals winners of 2023 competition

Jan. 23, 2024
The 13 winning companies have each completed successful eight-week proof-of-concept collaborations with participating agencies and will now move on to deploy their technologies...
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New York area transit agencies, Partnership for New York City launch sixth annual Transit Tech Lab competition

Jan. 9, 2024
This year’s competition is calling for tech-driven approaches to support the agencies’ objectives in customer experience, resiliency and curb management.

Amtrak begins procurement process for Sawtooth Bridges Replacement Project

Nov. 21, 2023
In conjunction with NJ Transit, replacement of the Sawtooth Bridges is a key component of the Gateway Program to preserve and expand the busiest section of the Northeast Corridor...
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

NJ Transit Board of Directors approves purchase of 19 federally funded battery-electric vans

Nov. 9, 2023
NJ Transit will use a Michigan Department of Transportation procurement for the purchase of the vans that will be used on the agency’s Access Link service for seniors or those...
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NJ Transit launches NaviLens technology pilot program

Nov. 8, 2023
The NaviLens program technology uses special QR-style codes to enable customers to use their smart devices at NJ Transit bus stops to get a host of service information and assistance...
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NJ Transit Board of Directors awards contract to AECOM for Phase 1A of bus garage modernization project

Oct. 16, 2023
The contract calls for AECOM to provide the engineering design and construction documents to reconstruct Bay 3 of the Hilton Garage and advances the current condition assessments...
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities awards NJ Transit $1.4 million grant for EV vehicles and charging infrastructure

Oct. 13, 2023
The funding is part of NJBPU's Clean Fleet EV Incentive Program, which supports local and state governments as they transition their fleets to EVs.

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NJ Transit to begin public hearing process on fare increase proposal

Jan. 25, 2024
The agency is looking to increase fares for the first time in nine years to 15 percent to close the budget gap in the FY25 budget.
Hudson Tunnels file image. GDC will divide construction of a new tunnel into four separate packages to promote competitive bidding.

Gateway Development Commission refines Hudson Tunnel procurement strategy into four packages

April 21, 2023
Dividing delivery of the project’s largest component, construction of a new, two tube tunnel, is expected to enhance the number of competitive bids submitted for the work.
The interior of one of the tubes of Amtrak's East River Tunnel, which was originally built in 1909 and sustained damage during Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.

Amtrak issues RFQ for East River Tunnel rehab project

April 17, 2023
The project will rehabilitate the 114-year-old tunnel that also experienced damage during Superstorm Sandy to ensure service continues for Amtrak, NJ Transit and LIRR.
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NJ Transit and WMATA are honoring Autism Acceptance Month. .

NJ Transit, WMATA honoring Autism Acceptance Month

April 6, 2023
Both agencies are helping to bring awareness to autism through special initiatives throughout the month, including letting children with autism record announcements for use on...
Left to right: Rutgers Director Dr. Ali Maher, UITP Secretary General Mohamed Mezghani and UITP Board Member and NJ Transit President and CEO Kevin S. Corbett sign the agreement and formalize the partnership at Rutgers CAIT at a ceremony hosted by NJ Transit on March 16.

UITP, NJ Transit and Rutgers CAIT partner to open UITP’s first North American Regional Training Center

March 17, 2023
The training center will assist in the sharing of knowledge and development of the next generation of transit leaders.
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The Belford Ferry is one of two ferry projects in New Jersey to receive funding from FTA.
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FTA awards more than $384 million to improve passenger ferry operations

Jan. 27, 2023
The funding will go to 23 projects in 11 states with the money coming from three competitive grant programs.
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Special student fares advance at NJ Transit, VIA Metropolitan Transit and Calgary Transit

Jan. 19, 2023
The agencies are offering discounted or free fares to students as a way to incentivize transit use and ease challenges associated with congestion.
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NJ Transit and TriMet took steps this week to strengthen its ability to ban riders from using the system who violate behavior-based codes of conduct.
Safety & Security

TriMet, NJ Transit take steps to strengthen employee protections

Dec. 15, 2022
The boards of both agencies took action that will allow riders to be suspended from using the system under certain circumstances.
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NJ Transit President and CEO Kevin S. Corbett speaks at an Oct. 4, 2022, event unveiling NJ Transit's first battery-electric bus.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

New Jersey Transit unveils first battery-electric bus

Oct. 5, 2022
The first bus will be used to train operators and first responders before entering service.
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Transit President and CEO Kevin S. Corbett at the groundbreaking event held Aug. 1 for the Portal North Bridge, which can be seen in the background.

Portal North Bridge project starts construction

Aug. 2, 2022
The new bridge is expected to improve rail reliability and is part of the Gateway Program that will eventually lead to the doubling of rail capacity between Newark, N.J., and ...

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OP-ED: How to obtain New Jersey support for MTA congestion pricing

Dec. 1, 2023
A revenue sharing agreement with New Jersey transit providers could resolve opposition to the proposed MTA congestion pricing.

OP-ED: Unforeseen consequences for Amtrak East River Tunnel work

Nov. 17, 2023
Don't be surprised if the East River Tunnels project completion date slips from 2027 into 2028 or 2029.
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NJ Transit launches ‘Tap & Ride’ payment option

Oct. 12, 2023
The feature allows bus and light-rail customers to use their contactless credit and debit cards with the existing validators on board buses and at light-rail stations.
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NJ Transit launches emergency stabilization bus service plan on seven discontinued A&C and O.N.E routes

Oct. 2, 2023
The plan ensures customers of those routes continue to have uninterrupted access to the bus service and includes creating six new NJ Transit bus routes and extending one existing...
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NJ Transit Board of Directors approves next phase for WRTC Improvement Project

Sept. 19, 2023
The second phase of the project aims to finalize the concept plan and bring the project up to 30 percent design.
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Safety & Security

NJ Transit rolls out three safety initiatives for students as part of Safety Education Program

Sept. 12, 2023
Teaching school age riders the importance of transit safety is critical to cultivating the next generation of safety-conscious residents in the NJ transit community.
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FHWA awards $425 million in funding to NJDOT for transportation projects

Sept. 7, 2023
The funding provided is part of the Federal August Redistribution process, which provides an opportunity for the FHWA each year to increase spending authority to state departments...
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NJ Transit to host public exhibition and event to celebrate 40 years of rail service

Aug. 22, 2023
NJ Transit is planning a fun-filled historic rail weekend Sept. 30 through Oct. 1 in honor of their 40 years of service to the New Jersey community.

Portal North Bridge project reaches 25 percent completion

Aug. 21, 2023
The project remains on schedule and on budget, with a target completion date expected in late 2027.