Ed Day, Rockland County Executive

December 17, 2015
Contact:  Scott Salotto (845) 638-5645


NEW CITY, NY -- Rockland County Executive Ed Day and the Department of Public Transportation today announced transit service schedules during the holidays. On December 25th and January 1st, Transport of Rockland (TOR) buses will operate Sunday service. TAPPAN ZEExpress (TZx) and TRIPS paratransit buses will not operate. Go to for a complete list of holiday transit schedules serving Rockland.

Thursday, December 24th and December 31st:

  • TOR and TZx buses will operate regular weekday schedules. Some TZx departures from Tarrytown will depart later than normal to coordinate with re-scheduled Hudson Line trains.
  • TRIPS paratransit buses will operate regular weekday service.
  • Clarkstown Mini Trans and Spring Valley Jitney will operate regular weekday service.
  • Coach USA's Rockland Coaches express routes from Manhattan to Rockland will operate early getaway service on both December 24th and 31st. Route #45 will begin at 1:30 p.m.; Route #47 will begin at 2:30 p.m. and Route #49 will begin at 2:15 p.m. On New Year's Eve, route #11A and #20 will offer later departures than normal from Port Authority Terminal to Rockland. Go to or call (201) 263-1254.
  • Coach USA Express (Shortline) bus service from the Exit 14 Park & Ride lot will operate a modified schedule from Exit 14 in the morning and in the afternoon on both days. Early getaway afternoon buses from Manhattanwill be added at 2:00 and 2:30 p.m. from 56th St. & 5th Ave. and at 2:00 p.m. from Wall Street.  Go to or call (800) 631-8405.
  • Coach USA Shortline between Suffern and Manhattan will operate regular service.
  • Monsey Trails commuter buses will operate regular service. Go to or call (800) 510-5100.
  • Metro-North Hudson Line will operate early getaway service beginning at 12 noon, with trains added and some trains combined.  A regular weekday evening schedule resumes after 8:15 p.m.  Special Holiday schedules can be found at
  • New Jersey Transit Pascack Valley Line will operate an early getaway train departing Penn Station at 2:51 p.m. and Hobokenat 2:58 p.m. The train that normally departs Penn Station at 7:13 p.m. and Hoboken at 7:20 p.m. will be cancelled. The NJT Main Bergen Line early getaway train departs Penn Station at 2:39 p.m. and Hobokenat 2:45 p.m.  The train that normally departs Penn Station at 6:03 p.m. and Hoboken at 6:11 p.m. will be cancelled. On New Year's Eve, NJT train service will be adjusted again. Go to
  • The Haverstraw - Ossining Ferry service will operate an early ferry to meet the 2:51 p.m. train departure from Grand Central Terminal to Ossining.  Go to or call 511.

 Friday, December 25th and January 1st:

  • TOR buses will operate Sunday service on TOR routes #59, #91, #92, #93 and Loops #1, #2 and #3; no service on TOR routes #94, #95 or #97.
  • TZx, Coach USA Express (Shortline), Clarkstown Mini-Trans and Spring Valley Jitney buses will not operate.
  • TRIPS paratransit buses will operate A.D.A. service only.
  • Coach USA Rockland Coaches will operate Sunday service and Coach USA (Shortline) buses will operate holiday service.
  • Monsey Trails commuter buses will operate holiday service.
  • Metro-North trains will operate hourly service on Hudson Line trains.
  • NJ Transit trains will operate weekend service. 
  • The Haverstraw -Ossining ferry service will not operate.

Saturday, December 26th and January 2nd:

  • TOR, TZx and all transit systems in Rockland will operate regular Saturday schedules.

Visit for TOR and TAPPAN ZEExpress schedules and links to all transit systems. Call the Transit Information Center at (845) 364-3333, Monday through Friday between 9 am and 5 pm, for trip planning assistance. The Center will be closed on December 25th and January 1st.