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Raritan Valley Rail Coalition to Present One-Seat Ride Strategy at Monday Meeting

The Alternative Press Staff

Saturday, December 14, 2013 • 9:54am

SOMERVILLE – Elected officials, transportation professionals and the public are invited to the next meeting of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition on Monday, Dec. 16 at 8:30 a.m.

The featured presentation will be a recapping of the Dec. 9 meeting with Executive Director James Weinstein discussing NJ Transit’s timetable for implementing one-seat ride service on the Raritan Valley line. A public discussion will review strategies that will be used to formulate the next steps in promoting the benefits of one seat ride service to residents and businesses that live and work along the Raritan Valley line.       

The Rail Coalition trustees will provide an update on the organization’s One-Seat Ride Campaign, including the launch of the one seat ride website and social media campaign.   

The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the third-floor Freeholder meeting room in the Somerset County Administration Building. The mapping address is 20 Grove St., Somerville, 08876.  Free parking is available in the Bernie Field parking deck connected and adjacent to the Somerset County Administration Building. 

NJ Transit rail and bus service is a short walk from NJ Transit’s Somerville Train Station and various NJ Transit bus routes. For NJ Transit bus and rail schedule and fare information, call (973) 275-5555 or visit www.njtransit.com

If inclement weather is predicted for Dec. 16, please call (908) 281-9569 the day before to find out if the meeting has been postponed.

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