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REGULAR WEEKEND SERVICE OPERATING ON NJ TRANSIT TRAINS FOLLOWING AMTRAK DERAILMENT

March 25, 2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is operating on a regular weekend schedule for today, Saturday March 25, following the Amtrak train derailment which caused service disruptions and train cancellations.

Northeast Corridor trains that operate between Rahway and Penn Station New York (trains in the 7600-series) are cancelled on Saturday, March […]

By |March 25th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Work making you sleepy? It’s happening to many in NJ

By Patrick Lavery March 23, 2017 3:28 AM

SADDLE BROOK — New York is known as the city that never sleeps, but across the crowded state of New Jersey, something’s always going on. That may be why a recent poll of 1,000 workers, both here and around the country, found many of them are practically dozing […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF ‘MUSIC IN MOTION’ CONCERT SERIES

Live musical performances to greet customers at major stations

March 20, 2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Back by popular demand, NJ TRANSIT announces the Music in Motion concert series is back in swing.

Music in Motion is a community-based initiative that allows local musicians to perform in NJ TRANSIT station facilities.  These performing artists are […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Boost in Ridership Leaves New York’s Penn Station Platforms Packed

Many weekday commuters struggle to exit trains as the number of riders is increasing and construction compounds the problem

By
MELANIE GRAYCE WEST and
ANDREW TANGEL
March 20, 2017 4:13 p.m. ET

The morning rush has become the morning crush for some NJ Transit commuters arriving at New York Penn Station.

The scene plays out like this: When a train pulls […]

By |March 21st, 2017|commuters|2 Comments

Cuomo’s no-win Port Authority power grab

By Post Editorial Board

March 19, 2017 | 8:55pm

Think the Port Authority is slow and dysfunctional now? Watch what happens if lawmakers OK Gov. Cuomo’s demand for a new “New York” inspector general/prosecutor for the PA. A wooly mammoth trapped in a tar pit would move faster.

That became clear over the past two weeks amid a […]

By |March 20th, 2017|commuters|2 Comments

Man allegedly planted bomb at Port Authority Bus Terminal

By Tina Moore, Rebecca Rosenberg, Daniel Prendergast and Elizabeth Rosner

March 16, 2017 | 11:03am

An “improvised explosive device” was found in an abandoned suitcase inside a busy Port Authority Bus Terminal eatery — and was later detonated by police, prosecutors said Thursday.

Police arrested Jersey City resident Arsenio Mason, 39, hours after he allegedly planted the device […]

By |March 17th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

NJT OFFERS EXTRA BUS SERVICE TO NEW YORK FOR ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE

March 17,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT will operate extra bus service on selected routes to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) on Friday, March 17, to accommodate customers traveling to the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.  Trains will operate on a regular weekday schedule.  Hudson-Bergen […]

By |March 17th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT Rail service will operate on a President’s Day schedule on Wednesday

March 15,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, As road conditions improve following today’s storm, NJ TRANSIT anticipates increasing service levels across Bus, Rail, Light Rail and Access Link for Wednesday March 15th.  Customers are strongly advised to check the status of the system on njtransit.com prior to making their trip, particularly bus and Access […]

By |March 15th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Commuter Alert : NJ TRANSIT service changes for Tuesday, March 14th

March 13,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  Out of an abundance of caution and safety, NJ TRANSIT is making service changes for Tuesday, March 14th due to the forecasted severe winter weather expected to hit the region.  NJ TRANSIT encourages all customers to prepare their transportation needs in advance of the storm, if they […]

By |March 13th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Ex-N.J. treasurer: How to make the Port Authority efficient as it turns 100

Posted on March 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Memo to Govs. Cuomo and Christie: Wouldn’t a stronger and more focused, efficient, and accountable Port Authority of New York and New Jersey be a great 100th birthday present for our region? 

BY STAR-LEDGER GUEST COLUMNIST

By Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff

In 2021, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will […]

By |March 13th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments