Glen Ridge

Jitney Bus Service

The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Glen Ridge are pleased to provide the Jitney service program.

How does it work?

The purpose of the program is to provide the community with transportation to the Ridgewood Avenue Train Station. The shuttle buses will make stops throughout the Borough. Simply board the bus, present your Jitney pass and enjoy the ride to the train station. Please note that as of August 23, 2021, passes will be required (see below for cost options).

Where does it stop?

The program has two shuttle buses, the North End Bus and the South End Bus. The shuttle buses will run in loops through each neighborhood.

PLEASE NOTE: Executive Order 165 requires all staff & customers to wear face coverings on board all transit vehicles and inside all stations & facilities. Face coverings are also required on train platforms & bus stops when distancing is not possible. Eating & drinking are strictly prohibited aboard all transit vehicles. Thanks for doing your part.

What does it cost?
  • Yearly Pass
  • $300.00/year
  • Monthly Pass
  • $30.00/month
  • 10 Trip Pass Book
  • $25.00
  • One way ride purchased on Jitney
  • $4.00 (exact change only)
Monthly Pass Cards and Trip Books may be purchased:
  • By mail - payment and application must be received 10 days prior to the last day of the previous month to receive a Monthly Pass Card by mail.
  • Online via our Online Payment Center

Jitney Permits Information

Download Jitney Permit Application

Jitney Schedule - effective August 23, 2021:
Schedule is subject to change based upon actual train arrival times.

Morning Pick Up

Departure Time of Trains 6:10 6:49 7:05 7:30 7:39 8:09 8:24 & 8:34
South End Route         *reverse route *reverse route  
Washington & R.W.A. 5:58 6:34 6:51 7:07 7:32 7:52 8:08
Reynolds & R.W.A. 5:59 6:35 6:52 7:08 7:31 7:49 8:09
Cross & R.W.A. 6:00 6:35 6:52 7:09 7:30 7:48 8:10
Carteret & Hawthorne 6:01 6:36 6:53 7:10 7:29 7:46 8:11
Carteret & Midland 6:01 6:36 6:53 7:10 7:29 7:46 8:11
Madison & Midland 6:03 6:38 6:55 7:11 7:28 7:45 8:13
Midland & Maolis 6:04 6:39 6:56 7:12 7:27 7:44 8:14
Linden & Midland 6:04 6:39 6:56 7:12 7:27 7:44 8:14
Washington & Hillside 6:05 6:40 6:57 7:13 7:26 7:42 8:15
Appleton & Hillside 6:06 6:41 6:58 7:14 7:25 7:41 8:16
R.W.A. Station 6:07 6:42 7:01 7:17 7:35 7:57 8:19
Departure Time of Trains 6:10 6:49 7:05 7:30 7:39 8:09 8:24 & 8:34
North End Route            
Tuxedo & R.W.A. 5:58 6:32 6:50 7:10 7:23 7:45 8:05
Avon & R.W.A. 5:58 6:32 6:50 7:10 7:23 7:45 8:05
GR Pkwy & R.W.A. 5:59 6:33 6:51 7:11 7:24 7:46 8:06
Sunset & R.W.A. 6:00 6:34 6:52 7:12 7:25 7:47 8:07
Sunset & Forest 6:00 6:34 6:52 7:12 7:25 7:47 8:07
GR Pkwy & Forest 6:01 6:35 6:53 7:13 7:26 7:48 8:08
Avon & Forest 6:01 6:35 6:53 7:13 7:26 7:48 8:08
Cambridge & Forest 6:02 6:37 6:54 7:14 7:27 7:49 8:09
Bay & Forest 6:02 6:37 6:54 7:14 7:27 7:49 8:09
Outlook & Forest 6:03 6:38 6:55 7:15 7:28 7:50 8:10
Baldwin & Forest 6:03 6:38 6:55 7:15 7:28 7:50 8:10
Clinton & Osborne 6:04 6:39 6:56 7:16 7:29 7:51 8:11
Benson St. Lot 6:04 6:39 6:56 7:16 7:29 7:51 8:11
R.W.A. Station 6:08 6:42 7:00 7:19 7:33 7:55 8:16
Departure Time of Trains 6:10 6:49 7:05 7:30 7:39 8:09 8:24 & 8:34

Download the Jitney Schedule

Evening Drop Off

The evening shuttle buses will wait for the train to arrive and drop off passengers at the same locations as the morning pick up. The shuttle buses will depart from the Ridgewood Avenue Train Station at 4:18, 4:58, 5:21, 5:53, 6:01, 6:24, 6:41, 6:59, 7:14 and 7:50.

Schedule is subject to change based upon actual train arrival times.

2022 Holiday Schedule

There will be NO Jitney Service on the following 2022 dates:

New Year's Day - (observed) Monday, January 3
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 17
Presidents' Day - Monday, February 21
Memorial Day - Monday, May 30
Independence Day - Monday, July 4
Labor Day - Monday, September 5
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 24
Post Thanksgiving Day - Friday, November 25
Christmas Eve (observed)  - Friday, December 23
Christmas Holiday (observed) - Monday, December 26
New Year's Day - (observed) Monday, January 2, 2023

 

There WILL be regular Jitney service on the following dates:

Good Friday - Friday, April 15
Columbus Day - Monday, October 10

Jitney  
Jitney Stop
 
Former Jitney Service Map
(currently only RWA stops - see schedule)