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NJT Shuttle Service Begins Monday for New Providence, Berkeley Heights

Free shuttle bus service to Liberty State Park and Summit beginning Monday from New Providence, Berkeley Heights.

The following information is from NJ Transit:

Gladstone Branch Bus Shuttle/Ferry Option (to Lower Manhattan)

Starting Monday, Nov. 19, free shuttle bus service will operate weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. between Bernardsville, Basking Ridge, Lyons, Berkeley Heights and New Providence stations and Liberty State Park (LSP), where free ferry service is available between LSP and Battery Park (Lower Manhattan). 

  • Statue Cruise Lines ferry service to Battery Park will be offered free of charge.
  • Free shuttle bus service will board customers from the following locations on the Gladstone Branch:
    • Bernardsville – in the parking lot at the station
    • Basking Ridge – on North Finely Avenue at Ridge Street
    • Lyons – on South Finely Avenue at Cross Road
    • Berkeley Heights – at the station building on Sherman Avenue
    • New Providence – on Springfield Avenue at Old Springfield Avenue
  • Standard parking rules and fees are in effect at all rail station parking lots.

New Gladstone Branch Bus Shuttle to Train Option (to Midtown Manhattan)

Starting Monday, Nov. 19, free shuttle bus service will operate to meet trains departing from Summit on weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. and returning to Summit for trains departing Penn Station New York from 4 p.m. to 8:02 p.m. between Gladstone, Peapack, Far Hills, Millington, Gillette, Murray Hill and Summit stations, where customers will be able to connect with Morris & Essex Lines train service to/from Summit.  More detailed schedule information will be available on njtransit.com. on Friday, Nov. 16.

  • Free shuttle bus service will board customers from the following locations on the Gladstone Branch:
    • Gladstone –  in the parking lot at the station
    • Peapack – on Main Street at Holland Avenue
    • Far Hills – at the station building in the parking lot
    • Millington – on Division Avenue at River Road
    • Gillette – on Mountain Avenue at the station parking lot entrance
    • Murray Hill – on Floral Avenue at the station parking lot exit
    • Summit – on the eastbound side of the station on Railroad Avenue at Elm Street
  • Standard parking rules and fees are in effect at all rail station parking lots.
LC November 16, 2012 at 11:13 PM
This doesn't help anyone in New Providence really who needs to get into the city and does not work in or near battery park. This is ridiculous especially with no Eta in sight. Are there even really plans to get the Gladstone branch up and running- I'm beginning to question that.

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