REGION, NJ -- As the season’s first major winter storm moves toward the region,  NJ TRANSIT will cease operations at 8 p.m. tonight (Monday, Jan. 26). Customers are strongly advised to check njtransit.com or Twitter feed at @NJTRANSIT prior to starting your trip. Service information is also available by calling (973) 275-5555.  
 
Commuters are urged to exercise extreme caution traveling in and around all transit facilities and when boarding buses and trains due to the expected icy conditions. With heavy accumulations of snow and ice predicted and the possibility of power outtages, there is the potential for significant disruptions of NJ TRANSIT’s rail, bus, and light rail service.
 
 
System-wide cross-honoring of tickets is in effect today through Wednesday, Jan. 28. Customers may use their ticket or train pass on an alternate travel modes: rail, light rail or buses, including private bus carriers. 
 
Travel tips:
  • Listen closely to public address announcements at stations for late-breaking service information.
  • Build additional travel time into your trip to a station, terminal or bus stop.
  • Stairs, flooring and platforms can be slippery, so please use caution when walking along wet surfaces or any outdoor surface exposed to the weather. Use extra care when boarding or exiting buses and trains.
  • Report slippery or unsafe conditions to bus operators, train crews or NJ TRANSIT staff.  
  • If you park, ensure your car is stocked with a snow brush and ice scraper so you can clear your car upon returning to the lot.