News, rumors, and other information on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Wednesday, September 03, 2003
CHANGES IN SOUTH JERSEY, AS WELL There are some routing and service changes in South Jersey on NJT bus routes:
PHILADELPHIA SPECIAL ROUTES
ROUTE 313 Service to Bayside State Prison and Southern State Correctional Facility has been discontinued due to low ridership.
ROUTE 316 Seasonal express service discontinued until June 2004.
ROUTE 317 Now operating directly into Moorestown Mall.
SOUTH JERSEY TO PHILADELPHIA
ROUTE 400 A new 7:49am weekday departure from Center City Philadelphia to Audubon has been added to relieve overcrowding.
ROUTE 403 The seasonal service to Clementon Park has ended and will resume in June 2004.
ROUTE 405 New timetables issued, but no apparent changes.
ROUTE 407 A new time point for East Gate Square has been added to the schedule.
ROUTE 413 The 6:32pm weekday departure from Burlington City will now depart 7 minutes later to improve connections with the 409 in Burlington City.
SOUTH JERSEY LOCAL
ROUTE 451 Now offers direct service to Camden County Library via Laurel Rd in Voorhees Twp.
ROUTE 452 No changes to base schedule, but school trippers are no longer listed in the timetable.
ROUTE 457 Timepoints have been relabled to clarify routing between Kings Hwy and Moorestown Mall; otherwise no apparent time changes.
ROUTE 459 New routing via Laurel Rd to offer direct service to Camden County Library in Voorhees Twp; new timepoint for Laurel Corp Ctr in Voorhees Twp
ATLANTIC CITY/JERSEY SHORE
ROUTES 502 and 509 All inbound buses to Atlantic City re-routed in Pleasantville along Chestnut St via Black Horse Pk and W Jersey Av
ROUTE 553 Two AM trips from Atlantic City, one PM trip from Vineland, and on PM trip from Upper Deerfield Twp will operate via the Atlantic County Courthouse on Unami Av in Mays Landing.
ROUTE 601 5:54am weekday departure from Trenton Rail Station now cut back from Project Freedom/Hamilton to Hamilton Marketplace; 6:42am departure from Project Freedom/Hamilton now departs from Hamilton Marketplace at 6:38am (these trips no longer serve Project Freedom/Hamilton)
ROUTE 605 6:45am departure from Quaker Bridge Mall now departs 5 minutes earlier; 8:45am departure from Montgomery Center departs 5 minutes later
ROUTE 606 Weekday service via the Ames Mall discontinued; selected weekday/holiday trips will operate via NJ 33 between Washington Blvd and CR 526 in Washington Twp/Mercer