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NJ Transit expands MyBus to north Jersey routes

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- NJ Transit has expanded real-time information to 110 bus routes in northern New Jersey.

MyBus Now was launched as a pilot program in the Trenton area in 2012. It was expanded to southern New Jersey and Philadelphia-area buses in April.

"Smart bus" technology is used to provide customers with access to real-time bus arrival estimates. Customers can access the information by computer, smartphone or text message.

NJ Transit is taking delivery of 1,145 new buses that are already equipped with smart bus technology. It has purchased additional units to retrofit the remaining buses in the fleet and hopes to make MyBus Now available system wide later this year.

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