NJ Transit will add 40 more bus drivers to improve service and reduce congestion for customers.
Speaking Monday at the Central Maintenance Facility in Newark, Gov. Phil Murphy said these drivers will work on bus routes with the fastest-growing ridership in Bergen, Hudson and Union counties.
They are among a 114 planned new hires including train operators, engineers, maintenance people, human resources professionals and compliance experts. Murphy has proposed spending an additional $242 million on NJ Transit to improve service.