Transit advocates joined elected officials and a member of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board Sunday, demanding that the agency use a budget surplus to restore and increase service.
Ticket cross-honoring remains in effect systemwide for NJ TRANSIT.
Service changes are underway on several subway lines through the weekend.
The New York City subway system has largely returned to normal in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, but rebuilding the section of the A Line in the Rockaways will take time, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reported.
State officials announced Saturday morning that more than 80 percent of subway service had been restored.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday urged everyone who might need shelter to seek it out as the temperature drops, and slammed the Long Island Power Authority for not attending more promptly to outages in the Rockaways.