New Jersey Transit, by the numbers
Tens of thousands of New Jersey Transit commuters will no longer be forced to find a new way to work after a threatened strike was averted. Here’s a look at the nation’s largest statewide public transportation provider:
— 12 commuter rail lines serve 116 towns with nearly 1,002 miles of rail.
— Approximately 160,000 weekday riders.
— New York City’s Penn Station is its busiest station, with 92,314 passengers. Newark’s Penn Station has 27,487.
— The Northeast Corridor is its busiest route, with 121,950 passengers. The Morris & Essex Line has 58,800.
— 105,000 passengers commute by rail into New York City.
— Maximum base pay and overtime for conductors in 2015: $184,530. Engineers: $174,778.
Source: New Jersey Transit