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Posted on: March 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Message from NJ Transit

NJ TRANSIT’s operating units have in place clear protocols and procedures for the cleaning and disinfection of rolling stock, vehicles and public facilities and has enhanced its cleaning efforts to include disinfecting vehicles every 24 hours. 

NJ TRANSIT Rail, Bus, Light Rail and Access Link have enhanced cleaning procedures to augment our daily current practices and includes additional disinfection regimens. Hard surface cleaning and disinfecting typically includes handholds, arm rests, seating areas and restrooms.  

NJ TRANSIT has increased the frequency of cleaning regimens for all stations using cleaning agents that are deemed effective for these purposes and contain anti-viral components such as bleach/water mixes and other disinfectant sprays and liquids.  Areas regularly cleaned include are doors, door knobs, windows, benches, partitions, trash cans, elevators, escalators, handrails, ledges, all restrooms and floor surfaces and all floor mats. Customers wishing to limit their use of touchpoints are encouraged to purchase tickets through the NJ TRANSIT mobile app. 

NJ TRANSIT is closely engaged with the New Jersey Department of Health and other state and federal resources to carefully monitor, and if need be, respond to emergent health concerns that have the ability to impact customers and employees. 

As key communicators, we encourage you to continue to share the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) preventative steps for the coronavirus:

•    Stay home if you are sick

•    Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

•    Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands

•    Avoid close contact with those who are sick

•    Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, throw the tissue in the trash, then wash hands

For more information, please visit the following websites: New Jersey Department of Health:



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