Transportation

  • Feb 06, 2022

Access Link: New Jersey Transit’s ADA Paratransit: Access Link provides origin to destination public transportation to eligible people with disabilities who are unable to use local bus service. Individuals need to apply for eligibility. Once eligible, all rides must be scheduled by reservation. Telephone interviews are now being scheduled for those who want to be considered for paratransit eligibility. During a telephone interview, you will be asked about your disability and the impact on your ability to use NJ TRANSIT’s local fixed-route system to travel. To apply call 973-491-4224 and select option #1 or send a request for an Access Link paratransit interview to adacert@njtransit.com. You must provide your full name and phone number with all requests. For more information, visit www.accesslink.njtransit.com

Amtrak: offers additional services to passengers with disabilities. For more information: 1-800-872-7245 or visit https://www.amtrak.com/accessible-travel-services

County Paratransit: Each of the 21 counties in New Jersey provides a paratransit service for older residents and people with disabilities. For more information on local paratransit services, including hours of operation, reservation
procedures and any fees:

  • Atlantic County
    (609) 645-5910
  • Bergen County
    (201) 368-5955
  • Burlington County
    (877) 603-5111
  • Camden County
    (856) 456-3344
  • Cape May County
    (609) 889-3700
  • Cumberland County
    (856) 691-7799
  • Essex County
    (973) 618-1280
  • Gloucester County
    (856) 686-8350
  • Hudson County
    (201) 369-4320
  • Hunterdon County
    (800) 842-0531
  • Mercer County
    (609) 530-1971
  • Middlesex County
    (800) 221-3520
  • Monmouth County
    (732) 431-6480
  • Morris County
    (973) 829-8103
  • Ocean County
    (877) 929-2082
  • Passaic County
    (973) 305-5756
  • Salem County
    (856) 339-8644
  • Somerset County
    (908) 231-7115
  • Sussex County
    (973) 579-0480
  • Union County
    (908) 241-8300
  • Warren County
    (908) 454-4044

ModivCare (formerly LogistiCare): non-emergency medical transportation to NJ FamilyCare
clients living anywhere in the state. Passengers should call to request rides two days prior to their appointment and provide the following information:

  1. Your NJ FamilyCare ID number
  2. Your pick-up address and zip code
  3. Name, phone number and address of medical provider
  4. Appointment time and date
  5. Special transportation needs

To make an appointment for a ride: 1-866-527-9933. For more information about the service:
www.nj.gov/humanservices/dmahs/home/logisticare.html.

New Jersey Transit Reduced Fare Program: Special rates are available for residents 62 years of age or older and people with disabilities. Personal assistants ride for free when proper identification is presented by the person with a disability. Even qualifying out-of-state residents can ride on NJ TRANSIT buses and trains at the reduced rate. Passengers with disabilities and those who are 65 and older may simply show their valid NJ Transit Reduced Fare ID or Medicare Card to the vehicle operator and present the appropriate fare. Those between the ages of 62-64 may be asked to present a valid ID including date of birth to get the reduced fare.
For more information: (973) 491-7112. To get an application:

62 years or older: https://d2g63oyneaimm8.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/2019-10/sf_tr_fo_reduced_seniors_RFP_application.pdf;

Person with disabilities: https://d2g63oyneaimm8.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/2019-10/sf_tr_fo_reduced_seniors_RFP_application.pdf

NJTIP @ Rutgers: The New Jersey Travel Independence Program (NJTIP) teaches individuals
with disabilities and older adults how to use public transportation safely and independently. NJTIP customers learn how to read bus and train schedules, plan their trips, pay their fares, and take safety precautions. The only cost to customers during training is paying their own fares. Each graduate receives a free one-month bus pass. Training is offered in English and Spanish
through one-on-one instruction, individual concierge and trip-planning services, small and large group instructions, and in-school instruction. For more information: Telephone: (848) 932-4499,
Email: njtip_info@njtip.rutgers.edu, or visit vtc.rutgers.edu/njtip/

Auto Insurance Assistance: The Special Automobile Insurance Policy (SAIP) is an initiative to help make limited coverage auto insurance available to drivers who are likely to go uninsured because of limited financial resources. The policy costs $365 for the year and is available to people who are currently enrolled in some, not all, NJ FamilyCare programs. For more information on eligibility and application call 1-800-652-2471 or visit: www.state.nj.us/dobi/division_consumers/insurance/saip.htm.

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