New Jersey Commuting laws & HR compliance analysis

New Jersey Commuting: What you need to know

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) sponsors rideshare matching assistance, transit service promotion, employer-sponsored shuttles, bicycling and walking promotion, preferential parking, and guaranteed rides home.
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NJ Commuter. NJDOT's website,, provides comprehensive information for drivers, bus and train riders, bicyclists, and pedestrians commuting to work in New Jersey. For details, go to
Park and ride. Comprehensive information on park and ride facilities for carpools, vanpools, and public transit is available at
511NJ. 511NJ is a free service from the state that provides real-time traffic information at The service also provides personalized traffic updates to commuters' cell phones or e-mail accounts. Click on About 511NJ Alerts.
Public transit information. Commuters using New Jersey Transit buses and trains can view travel condition updates at
Rideshare matching. Commuters who wish to be matched for rideshare opportunities can sign up at or by calling 800-245-POOL.
New Jersey Transit offers a BusinessPass program for private employers and works with other providers to give employees commuter benefits they can pay with pretax money. For information, go to or call 973-795-7288.
Workers may also purchase Quik-Tik from New Jersey Transit online. Monthly pass costs will be automatically deducted from credit cards, and passes are mailed monthly to commuters. Go to and click on Ticket Options.
Under the state of New Jersey Commuter Tax$ave program, full-time employees may set aside ...

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