Presidents’ Day Schedule Reminders, and Kids Ride Free!

16 Feb

Monday February 20 is Presidents’ Day. You might have off of work, your kids might have off of school. You might be thinking of doing a little local day trip. There’s no better way to get around on Monday than via train! NJ Transit has holiday service schedules in effect on Monday, as follows:

  • TRAIN:  Weekend/major holiday schedule on all lines, with additional trips on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex, Montclair-Boonton and Port Jervis lines
  • LIGHT RAIL:  Hudson Bergen Light Rail on weekend schedule;  Newark Light Rail on Saturday schedule;  River Line on modified schedule. Visit njtransit.com for details.
  • BUS:  Schedules vary by route—check timetables or visit njtransit.com for details
    • Mercer County Buses:
      • 600 Trenton – Plainsboro (US 1 Corridor): Holiday Schedule
      • 601 College of New Jersey-Trenton-Hamilton Marketplace: Saturday Schedule
      • 602 Pennington – Trenton: Holiday Schedule
      • 603 Mercer Mall-Hamilton Square-Hamilton Marketplace: Saturday Schedule
      • 604 East Trenton – Trenton Transit Center: No Service

And families with children take note: you can take advantage of savings ALL weekend long — from 7 p.m. on Friday February 17 until 6 a.m. on Tuesday February 21 — through NJ Transit’s “Family Super Saver Fare” which allows up to two children 11 and younger to travel for free with each fare-paying adult.

For schedule and fare information, visit www.njtransit.com or call 973-275-5555.

Not riding NJ Transit? Here’s information on other local service providers:

  • Greater Mercer TMA:  No service (RideProvide, Princeton Crosstown, Hopewell Valley Rides)
  • Bank Of America (Hopewell Campus): No Service
  • SEPTA Regional Rail: Regular Schedule
  • Mercer County – T.R.A.D.E.: No Service
  • Mercer County – Route 130 Connection: Regular Schedule
  • Princeton University – Tiger Transit: Regular Schedule
  • East Windsor Princeton Jct. Shuttle: No Service
  • Middlesex County Area Transit: Saturday Service

Look, even presidents ride transit!

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