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New Jersey Transit has suspended the Morris and Essex train lines until further notice.
According to its website, "flooding in Kearny has caused rail washouts making rail traffic impassable."
*NJ Transit's twitter account stated on Thurday, "I can assure you it will not be more than a week, possibly sooner."
Help your neighbors find the best routes to work with suspended trains lines and delayed buses by adding your route in the comments. Add an estimated time so residents can plan.
With the train lines out of service, NJ Transit provided a list of bus lines that parallel train lines to accommodate those who need to travel to New York City, Hoboken or Newark for example.
There are no options in Short Hills or Maplewood. Resident will need to travel to bus stops below and check bus times here.
However, Maplewood township has instituted a jitney to bring residents to the #25 bus. Read more about it here.
A South Orange resident established a Facebook Page and Twitter feed where commuters can post up-to-date information about the daily commute.
From Millburn:MyBus# Bus Number Location Destination 18104 70 MILLBURN AVE AT LACKAWANNA PL Newark Penn Station
From South Orange:MyBus# Bus Number Location Destination 19338/19353 107 SLOAN ST AT 2ND ST or VALLEY ST AT 1ST ST New York 19338/19353 92 SLOAN ST AT 2ND ST or VALLEY ST AT 1ST ST Branch Brook Park Station, Newark 19354 31 VALLEY ST AT 1ST ST Newark
From Summit:MyBus# Bus Number Location Destination 29673 70 BROAD ST AT MAPLE ST Newark Penn Station 29674 70 BROAD ST AT SUMMIT AVE Newark Penn Station
Livingston Mall also runs a bus, number 73 that runs into Newark. More information here.