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Why buses are based on fare-zone in NJ and Philly?

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Does anyone one know why New Jersey Transit buses are fare-zone structures in New Jersey, Philadephia, PA and near Port Authority Bus Terminal/George Washington Bridge?

 

I know Newark and Perth Amboy-bound #62 bus begins from Termal A, B and C.

What will happen if tourist with $1.35 fare zone ride to Newark Penn Station got on Perth Amboy-bound? Would driver will charge him/she or we'll driver give transfer at free since tourist made mistake?

Please tell me if you know.

Thank You.

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Up to the driver, based on availability of seats. Honest mistakes are not impossible to make. Paying riders -always- get priority.

 

- A

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Reason why NJT has a zone system for their fare structure is because of the many of their bus routes that travel a long distance. Thats just a simple reason.

 

Now, about the situation you've brought a hand. Once the tourist realize that uh, their bus is not going to Newark Penn Station because they probably didn't read the sign and didn't check with the driver to make sure he/she was going to Newark Penn Station, that person should advise the driver as quickly as possible that they think they're on the wrong bus, tell the driver where they're going, and then the driver should give them a transfer or something saying they've paid their fare but needed to go to Newark Penn Station for the other bus.

 

From Newark Liberty International Airport though, they mainly advise people to take the AirTrain to the RaiLINK Station and take NJT to where they need to go.

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Reason why NJT has a zone system for their fare structure is because of the many of their bus routes that travel a long distance. Thats just a simple reason.

 

Now, about the situation you've brought a hand. Once the tourist realize that uh, their bus is not going to Newark Penn Station because they probably didn't read the sign and didn't check with the driver to make sure he/she was going to Newark Penn Station, that person should advise the driver as quickly as possible that they think they're on the wrong bus, tell the driver where they're going, and then the driver should give them a transfer or something saying they've paid their fare but needed to go to Newark Penn Station for the other bus.

 

From Newark Liberty International Airport though, they mainly advise people to take the AirTrain to the RaiLINK Station and take NJT to where they need to go.

 

 

 

Yea, i always tell people to use the train from the airport unless they know what they are doing. The best bus route to newark penn is the 62 from terminal A at ewr.

 

- A

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I actually want to try and help people save some money, instead of taking that ripoff of an AirTrain to RaiLINK Station and then NJT to NWK Penn or wherever. If you're not traveling with alot of luggage, just take the bus. If you got alot of luggage and not alot of help, well, take the pain in the wallet and take the train, unless you got money like that....

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