BREAKING UPDATE : RETURN TO FULL SERVICE FOR NJ TRANSIT

TRANSIT ALERT UPDATE: NJT trains are subject to up to 60-minute delays following a pedestrian strike earlier this morning in #Secaucus. Amtrak says a train carrying 135 passengers from New York City to Savannah, Georgia hit a trespasser shortly after 6 a.m. The tracks between Newark Penn Station and New York Penn Station have partially […]

By |March 9th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT RESUMES BUS, LIGHT RAIL AND LIMITED RAIL SERVICE AFTER WINTER STORM

March 8,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  As road conditions improve following yesterday’s storm, NJ TRANSIT anticipates resuming bus service statewide for Thursday, March 8 beginning at 4 a.m. Rail service on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line and Pascack Valley Line is expected to operate on regular weekday service.

However, Raritan Valley, Atlantic […]

By |March 8th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT IMPLEMENTS SEVERE WEATHER RAIL SCHEDULE FOR WINTER STORM

March 7,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is implementing its Severe Weather Schedule Level 1 on its rail system for Wednesday, March 7, as heavy, wet snow is forecasted in the area. Cross-honoring is in effect for rail, bus and private carriers and light rail service for Wednesday, March 7. Customers should […]

By |March 7th, 2018|commuters|1 Comment

Reader says The village needs additional parking for commuters. Period.

The village needs additional parking for commuters. Period. Please stop with the notion that restaurants and shops need additional parking – this is a myth propagated by the apartment developers. Build a 2 story garage and charge a lower rate for in town commuters and $5,000 per year for out of town commuters. To ensure […]

By |February 28th, 2018|commuters|4 Comments

Fallen Tree in Ridgewood Causes Delays for New Jersey Transit Commuters

photos courtesy of  Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

February 22,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, NJ Transit Police, and NJ Transit Rail Operations personnel responded on Wednesday morning, 02/21, to investigate a fallen tree in the rear of 264 South Broad Street, Ridgewood that resulted in 45-60 minute delays to NJ Transit […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|commuters|5 Comments

Glen Rock Police and Ridgewood Police units responded in force to a reported disturbance taking place inside of a NJ Transit bus

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

February 20,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police and Ridgewood Police units responded in force to a reported disturbance taking place inside of a NJ Transit bus (Route 175) on Monday afternoon, 02/19. A 911 telephone caller reported that the bus driver was being threatened […]

By |February 20th, 2018|commuters|3 Comments

Reader says Murphy Tax Increases Will Kill Commuters and Then Real Estate Values

When taxes on the $400k+ folks exceed the NY tax rates on the same folks by 2-4%, the will prefer to stay in NY state (most work in NYC anyway.)

This will lead to long term decline in real estate values, and higher taxes, for the very constituents Josh represents.

If in doubt, just check with any […]

By |February 18th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

NJ Transit Environmental Review to Move forward with Hudson-Bergen Light Rail expansion

 

February 14, 2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, In a unanimous vote, the NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors approved the proposed alignment of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail’s planned expansion into Bergen County as described in the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact statement dated March 2017. The selection of the “Locally Preferred Alternative” is required as part […]

By |February 16th, 2018|commuters|2 Comments

NJ TRANSIT SELECTS KEVIN CORBETT AS NEXT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

February 15,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, In a unanimous vote, the NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors approved Kevin Corbett as the next Executive Director of NJ TRANSIT during the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting today. The appointment is effective starting on Monday, February 19, 2018.

“Kevin is taking on one of the toughest […]

By |February 15th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

Bergen County Sheriff’s Office offering Vivitrol to eligible inmates

February 12,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hackensack NJ, The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office announced  that, effective this week, we have begun offering Vivitrol to eligible inmates as part of our reentry program and specifically to those individual who are struggling with opioid / heroin addiction. The first two participants have already been enrolled and we […]

By |February 12th, 2018|Bergen County, commuters|0 Comments