JITNEY BUS APPLICATIONS: – click here
Applying for the first time or renewing at the beginning of the year is a two step process:
- Fill out the application
- Provide Proof of Residency: A current utility bill in your name and address.
- Photo ID: A valid driver’s license with photo and/or current recreation card
- Come to the Parking office with forms and make payment, check or cash.
- Receive receipt of payment and proceed to:
- Baird Community Center
5 Mead Street
- At Baird they will enter your information and take your photo.
- Then issue you a Jitney Pass Card.
FEES & PAYMENT OPTIONS:
12 Month Jitney Pass: $150 only available in the parking office.
(Annual Jitney passes valid from January 1st to December 31st)
$1.00 cash each way - Pay on the Bus (exact amount, drivers do not make change)
$10.00 Ten Trip Ticket Booklet available from the driver or the parking office.
Route schedules are available on the bus, in the office or on-line at southorange.org.
Schedules are subject to change by New Jersey Transit.
NEWSTEAD & NORTH WYOMING
SNOW / ICE EMERGENCY ROUTE
No Service on Longview beyond Crestwood Drive.
(All commuters on Laurel Avenue and Harding Drive are advised to go down to Wyoming Avenue. Service will U-Turn at Crestwood Drive back to Glenview Road to South Orange Avenue to Wyoming Avenue.)
No Service on Overhill Road.
(All commuters on Mayhew Drive are advised to go down to Wyoming Avenue.)
No Service on Franklin Place or Franklin Terrace.
(All commuters on Franklin Place or Franklin Terrace are advised to go to Wyoming Avenue. Service will U-Turn at Franklin Place/Blanchard Road and go back to South Orange Avenue to South Orange Station/SOPAC Circle.)
No Service on North Ridgewood Road.
Commuters may call South Orange Parking Authority at 973.378.7715 ext. 2037
to confirm that the emergency route is in effect.
Service will not run on snowy days when the following are stated:
- The Governor of New Jersey declares a State of Emergency and/or
- New Jersey Transit does not operate bus service.
When New Jersey Transit experiences unavoidable train delays the jitney will wait as long as it can to meet a late train. But in order to maintain the jitney time schedules the drivers aren’t usually able to wait more than five or ten minutes
If you should leave a possession on the bus, call our office at 973.378.7715 X2037. The drivers will check their bus at the end of each shift and report any found items.