NJ TRANSIT APPROVES FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR NEW PORTAL BRIDGE

June 16,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors today approved a financing agreement with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) which provides up to $600 million toward the construction of a new Portal Bridge.  The commitment solidifies New Jersey’s local share of the project cost.

“We’re not going to kick the […]

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New Jersey Transit Looks at Additional Fare Payment Options

June 14,2018
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Ridgewood NJ, In a continuing effort to improve the customer experience, NJ TRANSIT is taking steps to modernize the fare payment system and offer additional payment options. The proposed upgrades seek to reduce cash and paper-based tickets while providing customers with quick, easy and convenient ways to pay.

“Improving the […]

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NJ Transit Moves forward on Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment on its rail fleet

June 5,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, While NJ TRANSIT continues to install Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment on its rail fleet, adjustments to weekday schedules are needed to allow for hardware components to be installed on locomotives and cab cars. Beginning Monday, June 4, some weekday trains will be temporarily discontinued or have […]

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NJ TRANSIT KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH ‘EARLY GETAWAY’ SERVICE AND DISCOUNTED TRAVEL PACKAGES

May 2,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT is kicking off the Memorial Day weekend with “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, May 25 for the benefit of customers leaving work early. To help speed the getaway, customers are encouraged to enjoy the convenience of purchasing tickets through the MyTix feature […]

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Preserving the “Grassy Knoll ” at Ridgewood Train Station

May 24,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, at Wednesday nights council meeting several residents strenuously objected to work on the green pathway or grassy knoll at the Village train station . Since early 2017 the Village council has explored the idea of shrinking the green way at the train station in order to add […]

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NEW INTERACTIVE TOUCHSCREENS PROVIDE HIGH-TECH INFORMATION FOR NJ TRANSIT CUSTOMERS

may 23,2018

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Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT has unveiled new interactive touchscreen kiosks as part of its continuing effort to improve communication with customers. The high-tech digital displays, currently being piloted at select rail and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail stations, allow customers to access service information, maps and alerts to stay informed of […]

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NJ TRANSIT DEPLOYS NEW FARE COLLECTION TECHNOLOGY ON TRAINS

Pilot Program Will Provide Handheld Mobile Devices to Train Crews for Ticket Validation and Improved Onboard Communications

May 20,2018

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Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is going high-tech with fare collection on trains. A pilot program is launching in which select train crews will use handheld mobile devices to scan and validate tickets.

“As part […]

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Congressman Leonard Lance Delivers : Up to $2.2 Billion More For Northeast Corridor Rail

May 17,2018

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WASHINGTON DC ,  Two major priorities of Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) have been included in the draft text of the fiscal year 2019 U.S. Department of Transportation Appropriations Act. The Northeast Corridor rail projects could earn up to $2.2 billion in new funding included in the bill and language […]

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NJT appoints William Viqueira as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer and Jacqueline Stamford as the Deputy Treasurer

May 14,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors last night appointed William Viqueira as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer and Jacqueline Stamford as the Deputy Treasurer. Viqueira’s appointment will be effective as of Monday, May 14, 2018. Stamford assumes Deputy Treasurer duties immediately.

“During Bill’s two […]

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NJ TRANSIT MAKES FORBES 2018 BEST EMPLOYERS LIST

May 12,2018

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Ridgewood NJ,  Forbes has named NJ TRANSIT to its prestigious America’s Best Employers 2018 list, which was released earlier this month. Only 20 New Jersey-based organizations were included in the annual rankings which, according to Forbes, measure leading companies from around the world to identify those best-liked by employees.

“This […]

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