NJ TRANSIT PROVIDING ADDITIONAL BUS SERVICE TO MALLS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
21 November 2007
Extra trips to benefit shoppers and retail employees
Contact: Dan Stessel (973) 491-7078
NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT is making it even more convenient to take the bus to the state’s many shopping malls during the busy holiday season by offering additional service on selected routes to help meet high ridership and to better serve employees working extended hours.
A total of 25 bus routes will offer additional service to 19 malls and other nearby retail destinations throughout the state. Trips will be added during peak shopping hours on some routes to help meet anticipated demand and additional early morning and late night trips will operate on certain routes to benefit shoppers and employees alike.
The additional service starts Friday, November 23 – traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year – and continues through Monday, December 24 on some routes.
North Jersey shopping destinations receiving additional bus service include Willowbrook Mall, Livingston Mall, Garden State Plaza, Elizabeth Center, Newport Centre Mall, Short Hills Mall, Woodbridge Mall, Bridgewater Commons, Harmon Meadows, IKEA Paramus and Mill Creek Mall.
In Central and South Jersey, destinations getting extra service include Hamilton Mall (Mays Landing), Cherry Hill Mall, Shore Mall, Mercer Mall, Nassau Park, Quaker Bridge Mall and Hamilton Marketplace.
For complete schedule details, customers should visit www.njtransit.com or consult special holiday timetables, available on board buses and at Customer Service offices.
Following is a list of NJ TRANSIT bus routes providing additional service:
About NJ TRANSIT
NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing nearly 865,000 weekday trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 162 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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