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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Systemwide Cross-Honoring in Effect for New Jersey Transit Today

Match 10,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT operations, customer service and police personnel are taking steps to minimize delays, and ensure service reliability and safety due to the anticipated winter storm. All customers are strongly advised to check njtransit.com before traveling for up-to-the-minute service information before starting their trip.

Snow is expected to […]

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N.J. commuters may soon get a break at Penn Station

By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on March 08, 2017 at 3:12 PM, updated March 08, 2017 at 3:25 PM

For commuters navigating congested platforms at Penn Station New York, the definition of frustration is looking at four brand new sets of stairs for almost a year that they can’t use.

The new staircases and […]

By |March 9th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

The 13 worst types of N.J. commuters

Updated February 24, 2017
Posted February 24, 2017

By Bobby Olivier | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

For a huge swath of New Jerseyans, work means commuting, and commuting means public transportation. NJ Transit and the PATH host more than 700,000 daily riders between bus and rail.

And unfortunately, not every New Jersey commuter is a perfectly polite passenger. […]

By |February 27th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

NEW ELEVATED BAYONNE BRIDGE ROADWAY OPENS ON MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 20

February 20,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

With milestone, bridge becomes the Port Authority’s first all-cashless tolling facility

The Bayonne Bridge’s new elevated roadway will open to drivers on Monday at 5 a.m., ushering in a new era for the 85-year-old arch bridge that will now become the Port Authority’s first all-cashless tolling facility.

The new roadway is […]

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PORT AUTHORITY PLANNING NEW 42ND BUS TERMINAL

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD AUTHORIZES PLANNING FOR NEW BUS TERMINAL, INTERIM SOLUTIONS FOR EXISTING TERMINAL
February 17,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today authorized the agency to begin the first phase of a comprehensive planning process for the replacement of the midtown bus terminal – including the hiring of environmental […]

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PORT AUTHORITY BOARD APPROVES LARGEST EVER $32.2 BILLION 10-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN

February 17,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Plan reflects agency’s return to its core transportation mission; Leverages private sector dollars to help rebuild region’s aging infrastructure; Creates 235,400 job years and $56 billion in overall economic activity

Ridgewood NJ, The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved the agency’s largest ever $32.2 billion 2017-2026 Capital Plan, which […]

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