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Last Updated: 07/01/2022

Securing affordable and reliable transportation can be challenging to find as a student. Below, find some New Jersey programs and transportation options that may be useful.

Key things to keep in mind:

  • If a fee is required, most of these transportation options require exact change.
  • Some may require appointments.
  • Some programs require an initial enrollment or registration.

Statewide

Student Pass NJ. Full-time college students whose schools participate in this program can save an extra 25% on an NJ TRANSIT Monthly Pass (only through the mobile app). You enroll through your school's website. To check whether your school participates, scroll down this page to "Student Pass - Partner Colleges & Universities." If your school does participate, go to its website and search for "Student Pass" or "NJ Transit" to find the registration page. For more information, call 973-275-5555.

NJ Transit Reduce Fare Program. People with disabilities and senior citizens can apply for reduced fares on all NJ TRANSIT services as well as some private bus companies. Here is the application for people with disabilities, which needs to be completed by a licensed physician or nurse practitioner and then mailed to NJ TRANSIT, Reduced Fare Program, One Penn Plaza East, 5th Floor, Newark, NJ 07105. For more information, call 973-491-7112.

LogistiCare. This is medical transportation for anyone who has Medicaid (NJ Family Care) throughout New Jersey. Call 1-866-527-9933 to schedule a transportation reservation.

(Southern New Jersey) Cross-County Connection. A directory of low-cost community shuttles that are available. Select the shuttle for your area to see the schedule. Routes serve Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. Call 856-596-8228 for more information.

Cumberland County

Greater Bridgeton Area Transit. This option is open to anyone over 8 years old, and has a suggested $1 fare per trip. Here is the route map and theschedule. If the bus does not stop where you need it to, you can call the transportation coordinator at 856-451-8920. For more general information, call 856-696-5660 ext 3001.

Hunterdon County

LINK. LINK Transportation System provides transportation services to ALL residents of Hunterdon County, NJ. It has "scheduled route" services (Flemington Shuffles, Cross County Shuffles), "demand response" services, and customized transportation services and assistance. Different routes cost different amounts, up to $2 per ride. Review routes here and view a FAQ here.

Morris County

Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS). This system can be used by veterans, people with disabilities, senior citizens, and people who live in a rural area. You apply on the website and typically get a determination within 24 business hours. It provides curb-to-curb for medical transportation, social services, and grocery shopping. Suggested $1 donation per trip. Services are provided in multiple languages.