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Dog jaunt: Visit Atlantic City by train, with your dog

Photo by StangGT

I am always happy to hear about trains that allow pets onboard, so you can imagine how pleased I was to hear about the ACES trains that take weekenders to Atlantic City. Trains run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only. They travel between New York’s Penn Station and Atlantic City’s Rail Terminal, and stop only once (at Newark’s Penn Station). Total trip time? Just under three hours.

Pet dogs are allowed on ACES trains “free of charge when  … Read more

Traveling by Philadelphia public transit with a small dog

Photo by Bev Sykes

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) operates bus, subway, tram, light rail and commuter rail systems in and around Philadelphia. A separate entity, PATCO (Port Authority Transit Corporation) operates a rail line connecting Philadelphia with southern New Jersey suburbs from Camden to Lindenwold.

Two PATCO stops (Broadway and Lindenwold) connect with NJ Transit‘s rail system. At SEPTA’s Doylestown stop, riders can connect with Doylestown Rushbus (formerly Doylestown DART). The R2 branch of SEPTA is operated in conjunction  … Read more

Traveling by NYC public transit with a small dog

Under Section 1050.9 (h) of the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (“MTA”) Rules of Conduct, pets may travel on NYC buses and subways if they are “enclosed in a container and carried in a manner which would not annoy other passengers” (as always, the container requirement does not apply to service animals).

The link to this provision changes from time to time, so I’ve taken a snapshot of it for your quick reference:

Similar provisions allow dogs in carriers on the Long Island Rail Road  … Read more