Deborah Madey - Broker
Peninsula Realty Group - New Jersey
You didn't state a specific location within Franklin Township to begin your journey. Along Rt 27 there is Suburban Transit with three bus lines into Manhattan.
Line 500 (Suburban Transit) - Weekday express rush hour bus service between New Brunswick, East Brunswick, Midtown Manhattan (42nd Street), Grand Central and the United Nations.
Line 100 (Suburban Transit) - Daily express and local bus service operates throughout the day between Princeton, Kendall Park, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, East Brunswick and the New York Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Line 600 (Suburban Transit) - Weekday express and local bus service operating throughout the day between, Princeton, Kendall Park, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, East Brunswick and Downtown Manhattan (Wall Street).
There is a Park & Ride located in New Brunswick on Rt 27 between Chester Avenue and High Street. The link to the schedule is below. For other locations around town, you can check NJ Transit online or call (973) 275-5555. Their automated service is available 24/7 and operators are available from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Hope this helps,
Century21 Our Town Realty
852 Easton Ave
Somerset, NJ 08873
732.828.3700 ext 306
As Joan stated, you should check out the NJ transit website as most of your questions will be answered there. As far as the actual commute goes.. ask people that you know from NJ.. ask about the bus and train lines, this is the best way to go about it aside from getting the actual information.
Joan Prout, MBA
RE/MAX Villa REALTORS
306 Grove Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
800-671-0596 x1 (direct)