2/10/2014 - NJ Transit to Discuss Launching Direct Service to Manhattan on Raritan Valley Line in March 2014
NJ Transit to Discuss Launching Direct
Manhattan on Raritan Valley Line in March 2014
WESTFIELD – Elected officials, transportation
professionals and the public are invited to the next meeting of the Raritan
Valley Rail Coalition on Tuesday,
Tom Morgan, senior director of rail service planning at NJ Transit, will
discuss the launch of the Raritan Valley line’s one-seat ride service on
weekdays during off-peak hours beginning in March 2014. He will explain
the proposed change in the train schedule that will signal the beginning of
direct service to Manhattan on the Raritan Valley line.
The Rail Coalition trustees will
report on the organization’s One-Seat Ride campaign, including the initiative’s
and social-media campaign. A public discussion will review strategies for
the next steps in promoting the benefits of direct rail service to New York
Penn Station for residents and businesses along the Raritan Valley line.
The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Town
of Westfield Municipal Building Council Chambers; the mapping address is 425 E.
Broad St., Westfield, NJ 07090. Free parking is available in the lots
adjacent to the municipal building.
NJ Transit rail and bus service
is a short walk from the Westfield train station and various NJ Transit bus
routes. For NJ Transit bus and rail schedule and fare information, call
(973) 275-5555 or visit www.njtransit.com
If inclement weather is
predicted for Feb. 18, call (908) 281-9569 the day before the meeting to find
out if it has been postponed.
directions or more information, contact the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition at
(908) 231-7021, by fax at (908) 707-1749 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org