Sussex County Skylands Ride received the New Jersey Council on Special
Transportation (NJCOST) “Outstanding Transportation System of the Year”
award on Friday, September 17, 2010 at the 15th Annual NJ COST Vendor
Expo during the PNC Bank Arts Center/Robert B. Meyner Reception Center
in Holmdel. Sussex County Skylands Ride is the County’s transit system
providing both public and demand response transportation to Sussex
This is the second year in a row that Sussex County has been recognized
by NJ COST. In 2009, Skylands Ride Program Coordinator John Jackson and
Supervising Omnibus Operator Linda Phister were co-recipients of the
“Administrator of the Year” award. In addition, eighteen Omnibus
Operators received safety awards this past August in recognition of
their safe driving records during the past year.
The New Jersey Council on Special Transportation (NJCOST) is a statewide
association for providers of paratransit. Every year since 1992, NJ COST
has honored a dedicated and outstanding community transportation system
with the “Outstanding Transportation System of the Year” award.