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Labor Day: Transit Schedule Changes for Holiday

Additional service planned for Friday's pre-holiday getaway.

With the approach of the Labor Day Weekend, holiday transportation schedule changes are coming up.

The Rockland County Department of Public Transportation has announced transit schedules for Labor Day – Monday, Sept. 3 and for early afternoon getaway commuter service on Friday, Aug. 31.

For TOR and TAPPAN ZEExpress bus schedules and links to most regional transit systems, go to www.rocklandbus.com.

Friday – Early Getaway Commuter Service:

  • Rockland County’s TAPPAN ZEExpress (TZx) bus service will provide additional buses on regularly scheduled afternoon departures from Tarrytown to accommodate an expected early rush hour.
  • Transport of Rockland (TOR) and TRIPS paratransit buses will operate normal weekday service.
  • Coach USA’s Rockland Coaches (Red & Tan Lines) express bus routes from Manhattan to Rockland will operate early getaway service. Route #45 will begin service at 1:50 pm, Route #47 will begin at 2:30 pm and Route #49 will begin at 2:15 pm.
  • The Coach USA Express (Shortline) bus service from the Exit 14 Park & Ride lot will operate a modified schedule from Exit 14 in the morning and in the afternoon. Early getaway afternoon buses from Manhattan will be added at 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm from 56th St. & 5th Ave. and at 2:30 pm from Wall Street.
  • NJ Transit will add extra outbound trains. On the Main/Bergen Line, an early train will depart from New York’s Penn Station at 2:33 pm and from Hoboken at 2:45 pm and on the Pascack Valley Line from Penn Station at 2:33 pm and Hoboken at 2:51 pm. The Main/Bergen Line train that normally departs Penn Station at 6:03 pm and Hoboken at 6:11 pm will be cancelled. The Pascack Valley Line train that normally departs Penn Station at 5:44 pm and Hoboken at 5:55 pm will be cancelled.

 

Labor Day - Sept. 3:

  • Rockland County’s TZx and TOR buses will operate Saturday service, except that TOR Loop #1 and Loop #2 will operate normal weekday schedules.
  • TRIPS paratransit buses will operate A.D.A. service only.
  • Coach USA’s Rockland Coaches (Red & Tan Lines) local bus routes #9, 9W, 11-A, 11-C and 20 will operate Sunday schedules. Commuter express routes will not operate.
  • Coach USA’s Shortline buses and Monsey Trails buses will operate Holiday schedules.
  • Clarkstown Mini Trans, Spring Valley Jitney and Coach USA Express (Exit 14 Park & Ride) buses will not operate.
  • The Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry will not operate.
  • Metro-North’s Hudson Line and Port Jervis Line trains will operate Sunday schedules.
  • NJ Transit trains will operate Weekend schedules on the Main/Bergen Line and on the Pascack Valley Line.
  • Go to www.rocklandbus.com for TOR and TAPPAN ZEExpress schedules and links to all transit systems. Call the Transit Information Center at (845) 364-3333, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., for trip planning assistance. 
Will McAvoy August 28, 2012 at 12:16 AM
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