COVID 19:Transportation Updates
as of April 28, 2020
Status of Local Transportation Services
Hunterdon County LINK
The Hunterdon County LINK Transportation Service continues to operate.
Passengers are required to wear a facial covering while on the LINK vehicles.
Demand Response service limited to:
Essential medical trips
Work related transportation
Shuffle Routes 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21 are still running normal schedule, limit of 5 passengers at a time for social distancing.
Route 23: Not currently stopping at Raritan Valley Community College while COVID 19 testing site is in operation*. Passengers interested in traveling to the ShopRite in Branchburg should call Central Dispatch, 1-800-842-0531, to discuss travel arrangements.
*NOTE: LINK vehicles cannot transport passengers for COVID related testing including the test site at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC). The RVCC testing site will not allow entry if residents do not arrive in a vehicle, even if they have a valid driver’s license and prescription. For the safety, health and security of staff and volunteers, patients must arrive by car.
Dialysis transportation – Fully operational. Drivers are not allowed to enter dialysis, only to outside their door.
There are currently no exchanges of fares between passenger and driver to decrease potential risk between passengers and drivers. If you have any questions please contact LINK at 1-800-842-0531.
As of April 28, 2020, the following licensed taxi services* are confirmed to be operating. Drivers and passengers are both required to wear face coverings.
Serving Hunterdon County local area and beyond, airports
Cosmos Taxi Service
Serving Hunterdon County
Bi-lingual - English/Spanish
* There are numerous "taxi services" operating within Hunterdon County. goHunterdon requires that a taxi or driving service provide proof of license, insurance, and registration with a local municipality in order to be included in online or printed resource materials. The service(s) listed above have provided this documentation. Use discretion in choosing a taxi service as not all may be licensed or insured. Taxi services interested in being included on future lists or publications may call 908.930.9053.
Lyft and Uber drivers are operating in the area. Check apps for driver availability.
Trans-Bridge Bus Lines
Passengers should wear facial coverings.
Trans-Bridge Lines has temporarily ceased all operations. Passengers will be notified when service resumes.
NJ TRANSIT Raritan Valley Rail Line
Bicycle Shops are Open
NJ TRANSIT Rail service is operating on a President's Day holiday schedule with some enhancements. Customers should be using NJ TRANSIT service for essential travel only. All staff and customers on NJ TRANSIT vehicles must wear face coverings.
Bicycle shops are considered an essential service and remain open during New Jersey's COVID 19 stay at home guidelines.
Click Here for a full listing of Hunterdon bicycle shops.
A Word About Vehicle Maintenance
While you follow stay at home orders, your car may be idle which can result in mechanical issues or a dead battery. Make time to keep your vehicle in good running order.
Here is a link to a great article on maintaining your vehicle during COVID19 restrictions.