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NJ TRANSIT CONTINUES TO ADD NEW YORK RAIL SERVICE

Cross-Honoring Continues, Enhanced Ferry Service to Midtown

April 5,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT is adding additional train service to the holiday schedule for the Wednesday morning and afternoon peak periods on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and North Jersey Coast Lines (NJCL) operating into Penn Station New York (PSNY).  Additionally, enhanced cross-honoring ferry […]

By |April 5th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Due to Northeast Corridor Train Derailment NJT will continue to operate an adjusted schedule

Cross-Honoring Continues, Delays and Crowding Expected

April 4, 2017

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT will continue to operate an adjusted schedule to and from Penn Station New York (PSNY) for Tuesday, April 4th.  The reduced train service is due to track constraints at PSNY following the slow-speed derailment of a NJ TRANSIT train Monday morning.

At approximately 9 a.m. […]

By |April 4th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT PARTNERS WITH U.S. ARMY ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR VETERANS

file photo by ArtChick
April 2,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is partnering with the U.S. Army on a program to help provide soldiers with career opportunities following their military service.  In a signing ceremony held today at the Frank R. Lautenberg Station at Secaucus Junction, NJ TRANSIT became the newest member of […]

By |April 2nd, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Ridgewood Train Station : Green Space ?

photo by Charles Bozian

March 31,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ,  Charles Bozian  asks ,”This is the “green” space everyone is getting hot and bothered about, the grass around the cement path….. really???”

funny how no one ever said a thing about the portopoty that was station at the train station for over 3 months ?

 

By |March 31st, 2017|commuters|28 Comments

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|4 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