Rear-door boarding for TOR - effective Friday, March 27, 2020

To further protect the health of passengers and drivers, effective Friday, March 27, TOR has implemented rear-door boarding (where possible).

TOR is waiving fare collection until further notice to help limit personal contact.

Thank you.

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Para proteger aún más la salud de los pasajeros y los conductores, a partir del viernes 27 de marzo, TOR ha implementado el abordaje en la puerta trasera (donde sea posible).

TOR renuncia a la colección de tarifas hasta nuevo aviso para ayudar a limitar el contacto personal.

Gracias.

Notice for TOR Riders - Necessary Travel Only

The Rockland County Public Transportation Department and its bus operator, Transdev, are committed to the health and well-being of our TOR customers. 

To comply with the NY State Governor’s Executive Order issued to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), customers are advised that public transportation should be used only for necessary travel and passengers are asked to sit 6 feet (2 meters) apart. 

Customers are asked to please continue using these ongoing precautions to avoid contact with and spreading germs: 

  • Stay home unless your trip is necessary
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Keep a distance of 6 feet from others
  • Wash hands often with soap/water for at least 20 seconds
  • Use hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when sneezing or coughing

TOR buses continue to be cleaned and sanitized on a daily basis.  An EPA-approved, hospital grade disinfectant is used to clean each bus nightly, including high touch surfaces such as doors, fareboxes, handrails, stop request cables/buttons, seats and window seals.

For further information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), visit the Rockland County Health Department's COVID-19 website:  https://bit.ly/3cdIt1O​

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El Departamento de Transportación Pública del Condado de Rockland y su operador de autobuses, Transdev, están comprometidos con la salud y el bienestar de nuestros clientes de TOR.

Para cumplir con la Orden Ejecutiva del Gobernador del Estado de Nueva York emitida para reducir la propagación de COVID-19 (Coronavirus), se recomienda a los clientes que el transporte público se use solo para los viajes necesarios y se les pide a los pasajeros que se sienten a 6 pies (2 metros) de distancia.

Se les pide a los pasajeros que continúen usando estas precauciones continúa para evitar el contacto y la propagación de gérmenes:

  • Quédese en casa a menos que su viaje sea necesario
  • Quédese en casa si estás enfermo
  • Mantenga una distancia de 6 pies de los demás.
  • Lávese las manos frecuentemente con agua / jabón durante al menos 20 segundos.
  • Use desinfectante para manos
  • Evitar tocarse los ojos, la nariz y la boca
  • Cúbrase la boca y la nariz con un pañuelo desechable o manga cuando estornude o tosa

Los autobuses TOR continúan siendo limpiados y desinfectados diariamente en respuesta al virus COVID 19.

Para obtener más información sobre COVID-19 (Coronavirus), visite la página web COVID 19 del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Rockland en: https://bit.ly/3cdIt1O​

 

 

Reduced service on Bee-Line, Mini Trans, Shortline - NO service on Rockland Coaches & Monsey Trails - as of 4/4/20

In response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus health emergency, service has been reduced or suspended on these bus services:

ROCKLAND COACHES:  Effective Saturday, April 4, Rockland Coaches will be temporarily suspending all bus service. See the Service Alert here:  https://www.coachusa.com/node/392

Westchester County's BEE-LINE:  Effective Wednesday, April 1, the Bee-Line Bus System began operating on a Saturday schedule six days a week, Monday-Saturday.  Bee-Line will continue to operate Sunday service on Sundays. While a Saturday schedule is being used on weekdays, it is subject to modification as needed. The following routes have extra trips in addition to their regular Saturday schedule: Routes 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 42, 43, & 60.  These extra trips will be in effect on weekdays only, and a regular Saturday schedule remains in effect for all routes on Saturdays. For details, visit www.westchestergov.com/beelinebus

CLARKSTOWN MINI TRANS:  Effective Monday, March 30, 2020, service hours Monday through Friday will be from 6:55 am to 2:30 pm only.  No Saturday service effective April 4, 2020.

MONSEY TRAILS:  Monsey Trails, KJ Express & Lakewood Express will NOT operate any bus service until further notice. 
 
SHORTLINE: Effective March 20, 2020 and until further notice, Coach USA's Shortline Exit 14 service will operate the following schedules. All other schedules are cancelled:
 
Limited Morning Services Operates:
To NYC: (Exit 14)    
                (212) 5:40am
                (220) 6:40am
                (232) 7:20am
                (242) 8:00am
 
To NYC: (Smith Street)    
                (214) 5:50am
                (228) 7:00am
 
Limited Evening Services Operates:
From NYC: (Midtown Service)    
                (213) 3:32pm
                (215) 4:02pm
                (221) 5:01pm
                (231) 5:32pm
                (249) 6:02pm
                (243) 7:12pm
 
From NYC: (Wall Street Service)    
                (247) 4:30pm
                (229) 5:20pm

PATH Modifies Train Schedules - Effective 3/29/20

As of March 29, 2020, PATH trains will be running on a modified schedule. Customers may check the RidePATH app for real-time train information, planned service changes and alerts. Or visit Stay On Track for planned service changes and alerts. 

Schedule details:  https://www.panynj.gov/path/en/schedules-maps/line-schedule/Modified-Schedules.html

Metro-North Essential Service Schedule for Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines - Effective Friday, March 27

Metro-North Railroad will commence an amended Saturday schedule on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines on Friday, March 27, 2020 until further notice. See the Metro-North Essential Service Schedule Passenger Notice for further information:  http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/EssentialService.html

Announcement for Public Transportation Department Customers - Building T, Pomona

Effective March 26, 2020, due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) concerns, access to “in-person” services will be limited and by appointment only at the Rockland County Department of Public Transportation, Building T, Yeager Health Complex, Pomona. Customers may call the Public Transportation Department at (845) 364-2064.

The TOR and TRIPS bus services continue to operate for essential travel only.

The Transit Information Center remains open to assist with schedule information, applications and other questions/concerns by phone, mail and email. Call the Transit Information Center at (845) 364-3333, or email to TransitHelp@co.rockland.ny.us.

Thank you for your cooperation during this Health Emergency.

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Atención Clientes del Departamento de Transportación Pública:

A partir del 26 de marzo de 2020, debido a preocupaciones de COVID-19 (Coronavirus), el acceso a los servicios "en persona" será limitado y solo con cita previa en el Departamento de Transportación Público, edificio T, Yeager Health Complex, Pomona. Para asistencia, llame al Departamento de Transportación Pública al (845) 364-2064.

Los servicios de autobuses TOR y TRIPS continúan operando solo para viajes esenciales. 

El Centro de Información de Tránsito permanece abierto para ayudar con la información de horarios, solicitudes y otras preguntas / inquietudes por teléfono, correo y correo electrónico. Llame al Centro de Información de Tránsito al (845) 364-3333, o envíe un correo electrónico a TransitHelp@co.rockland.ny.us. 

Gracias por su cooperación durante esta emergencia de salud.

NY Waterway further modifies schedules - Haverstraw-Ossining schedule remains normal

Due to commuting reductions in response to the current health emergency, NY Waterway has announced further modified ferry service, effective Tuesday, March 24.  However, the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry service continues to operate its normal schedule.  All NY Waterway bus service is suspended.  See the service alert for details:  

https://www.nywaterway.com/AdvisoryDetails.aspx?aid=655

New Hudson Link bus schedules effective Sunday, March 29

On March 29, 2020, new schedules take effect for the Hudson Link bus service.  For details and timetables, see their customer notice: https://www.ridehudsonlink.com/About/News

NJ TRANSIT Pascack Valley & Port Jervis Lines to operate Reduced Weekday Schedules Starting Monday, 3/23/20

New Jersey Transit has announced that starting on Monday, March 23, 2020, it will operate on a reduced weekday schedule, including the Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Lines. That schedule will be similar to a President's Day schedule, with some enhancements.  

To view New Jersey Transit's special schedule alert page, see https://www.njtransit.com/sf/sf_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=TrainTo.

 

NYS DOT Announces New Ramp Meters onto Thruway in Rockland County

The NYS Department of Transportation has announced that five new eastbound ramp meters are scheduled to begin operating in Rockland County.  The ramp meters are located along I-87/I-287 eastbound on-ramps at the following interchanges:
 
  • 14A (from the Garden State Parkway)
  • 14 (from Rt. 59)
  • 13S (from the Palisades Parkway)
  • 13N (from the Palisades Parkway)
  • 12 (from Rt. 303 and the Palisades Center Mall)

These  ramp meters join three westbound ramp meters already operating in Westchester County.  Further information on the NYS DOT ramp metering project is available from the Lower Hudson Transit Link website at https://www.dot.ny.gov/lhtl, and in the LHTL Fall 2019 Newsletter and the LHTL Ramp Meters Bus Lanes Factsheet.

Metro-North and Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry Continue to Cross-honor Pascack Valley Line Tickets

All Pascack Valley line rail tickets continue to be cross-honored on Metro-North's Hudson and Harlem lines in Westchester and NY Waterway's Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry.  

The cross-honoring will continue until NJ TRANSIT restores the three trains that have been temporarily discontinued while the agency installs Positive Train Control equipment on its rail fleet.

The three trains that have been temporarily discontinued on the Pascack Valley Line include:

Inbound Train #1618 – the 7:59 am Metro-North express from Spring Valley.  As an alternative, customers may wish to take:

  • The 7:37 local from Spring Valley, arriving Hoboken at 8:50 AM and New York-Penn at 9:06 AM, the same time as the cancelled 7:59 AM train. 
  • The 8:08 AM local from Spring Valley will depart five minutes earlier, at 8:03 AM, and will not stop at four stations in New Jersey, reducing the overall travel time on this train. It will arrive Hoboken at 9:09 AM and New York-Penn at 9:22 AM.

Outbound Train #1639– the 7:20 pm Metro-North express from Hoboken (7:08 from NY Penn).  As an alternative, customers may wish to take:

  • The 6:48 PM local from Hoboken (6:41 PM from New York-Penn Station) arriving Spring Valley at 8:03 PM.
  • The 7:29 PM local (7:20 PM from New York-Penn Station), arriving Spring Valley at 8:40 PM.

Outbound Train #9653– operates only on Friday afternoons and holidays at 2:58 pm from Hoboken (2:51 from NY Penn). 

See Metro-North's customer notice here:  http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/temp_pascack_5242018.html

For Hudson and Harlem line train schedule information go to: http://as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules/sched_form.cfm

For Haverstraw-Ossining ferry schedules, go to:  http://www.nywaterway.com/HaverstrawToOssiningRoute.aspx

Please see our cancellations page for up to date information on meeting, event, class and exam cancellations and/or postponements.