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De Blasio administration raises concerns about new Manhattan bus terminal

By RYAN HUTCHINS and SALLY GOLDENBERG

02/07/17 06:02 PM EST

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is raising concerns about the effects of building a new Port Authority Bus Terminal on the Far West Side of Manhattan, saying this week that the bi-state agency must explore possible alternatives as it prepares to construct a new facility.

The position is […]

By |February 8th, 2017|commuters|1 Comment

Democratic legislators from New Jersey and New York Dumb as a Box of Rocks

Editorial: PA has nothing to do with Trump order

NorthJersey4:31 p.m. ET Feb. 2, 2017

People can blame the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for many things, but President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority nations is not one of them.

On Wednesday, Democratic legislators from New Jersey and New […]

By |February 5th, 2017|commuters|3 Comments

How to fix the Port Authority

By Post Editorial Board

January 29, 2017

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is an $8 billion behemoth plagued by “politicized decision-making, money-losing facilities and declining financial viability,” notes a new Manhattan Institute report that outlines how to fix it.

And thereby end the massive cost overruns, bloated payrolls, regular scandals and general waste that […]

By |February 1st, 2017|commuters|2 Comments

Memo: New York Called For Face Recognition Cameras At Bridges, Tunnels

Proposal obtained by Vocativ asks for surveillance at nine NYC ‘crossing points’

By Kevin Collier
Jan 27, 2017 at 9:27 AM ET

The state of New York has privately asked surveillance companies to pitch a vast camera system that would scan and identify people who drive in and out of New York City, according to a December memo […]

By |January 28th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Report proposes radical Port Authority shakeup

Paul Berger , Staff writer, @pdbergerPublished 6:16 p.m. ET Jan. 25, 2017 | Updated 14 hours ago

New Jersey motorists are being cheated out of hundreds of millions of dollars of toll revenue that could be reinvested in better bridges and tunnels, according to a new report by a conservative think tank that proposes a radical […]

By |January 26th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Reader calls Commuter Parking Rates “outright price gouging”

outright price gouging foisted on commuters too late in the year to explore options in any meaningful way.the eight hour max really shafted those who used coins to do daily commuter payment as option.

Parkmobile means you have to do the 9.55 Parkmobile input from work and test those 8 hours while the Parking police as […]

By |January 18th, 2017|commuters|5 Comments

Reader says even Garagzilla had very very limited Ridgewood commuter parking spaces

Ridgewood is a walkable, commuter town and has always been that way. Buy a home near town and you walk to your commute. Many do live within walking distance but choose not to for a variety of reasons.

When I moved to town it was a known quantity that parking near the train was limited, get […]

By |January 16th, 2017|commuters|2 Comments

Reader says commuting sucks and commuting via NJ transit sucks more

We all understand commuting sucks and commuting via NJ transit sucks more, but that still doesn’t mean you need to act like a mean, arrogant, jerk. Commuter issues are not more important to anyone else’s issues. And guess what to the other posters ranting on facebook? you can leave your house earlier to park farther. […]

By |January 16th, 2017|commuters|7 Comments

Ridgewood Commuters Speak

Heading to Raymond’s for lunch. That’s Ridgewood all right. The “caring” community.”

Apparently no one gives a flying fuck that Raymond’s cheated their employees, waiters and waitresses, out of wages and tips and was fined hundreds of thousands of dollars.

I remember, because I care about waiters and waitresses trying to make an honest living, and I […]

By |January 13th, 2017|commuters|5 Comments

Unions sue N.J. over ban on engineers with suspended licenses driving trains

By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on January 09, 2017 at 12:55 PM, updated January 09, 2017 at 5:19 PM

Unions representing locomotive engineers filed a lawsuit to overturn a state law that prohibits NJ Transit engineers from operating trains if their motor vehicle driver’s license is suspended.

The suit was filed in U.S. District […]

By |January 10th, 2017|commuters|3 Comments