SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Transportation will resume its regular schedule for most transit shuttle services starting Monday, July 13.
“We want to thank our riders for their patience throughout the pandemic and are looking forward to resuming Transportation’s regular schedules on Monday,” said Freeholder Melonie Marano, transportation liaison. “The safety of our residents and staff remains a top priority, so we will continue to monitor and adjust services as deemed appropriate.”
The one exception is the CAT1A shuttle, which will continue running on a modified/holiday schedule. Also, CAT shuttles are not providing service to Raritan Valley Community College, until further notice. The last stop on the CAT line is the ShopRite, located on route 28 in Branchburg. To view transit schedules, visit https://bit.ly/ShuttleSchedule2020.
Social distancing guidelines, as recommended by the state, will be followed. Passengers and service operators are required to wear facial coverings, and all shuttles will be limited to 50% capacity. Vehicles will be disinfected after every shift and additional cleaning procedures will be performed to ensure that all vehicles are sterile.
Residents who are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19, are not permitted to use the county’s transportation services and should immediately contact a healthcare professional. Symptoms include difficulty breathing, fever or coughing
Restrictions for reservations will be implemented. Residents are required to make reservations for no more than two weeks in advance for medical appointments, and no more than one week in advance for service to shopping stores. Residents should be mindful when making reservations so that everyone has an opportunity to use these services.
For more information, contact Somerset County Transportation at 908-231-7115, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.