Pedestrian Fatally Struck by a NJ Transit Pascack Valley Line Train in Oradell

Photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 21,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Oradell NJ, A pedestrian trespasser was fatally struck by a NJ Transit Pascack Valley Line train just south of New Milford Avenue in Oradell on Wednesday evening, 06/20. The train, carrying dozens of passengers, was traveling from Hoboken to Spring Valley, NY. No […]

By |June 21st, 2018|Bergen County|1 Comment

NJ Transit Bus Catches Fire Parked at Bergen Community College’s Paramus Campus

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 21,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Paramus NJ, An unoccupied NJ Transit bus caught fire while parked at Bergen Community College’s Paramus campus on Wednesday afternoon, 06/20. Firefighters from Paramus FD Engine Company #1 and Engine Company #3 extinguished the conflagration. The bus, owned by Saddle River Tours, Inc. of […]

By |June 21st, 2018|Bergen County|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT APPROVES FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR NEW PORTAL BRIDGE

June 16,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors today approved a financing agreement with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) which provides up to $600 million toward the construction of a new Portal Bridge.  The commitment solidifies New Jersey’s local share of the project cost.

“We’re not going to kick the […]

By |June 16th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

New Jersey Transit Looks at Additional Fare Payment Options

June 14,2018
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, In a continuing effort to improve the customer experience, NJ TRANSIT is taking steps to modernize the fare payment system and offer additional payment options. The proposed upgrades seek to reduce cash and paper-based tickets while providing customers with quick, easy and convenient ways to pay.

“Improving the […]

By |June 14th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

Ridgewood Police Respond to Scuffle at Bus Station

file photo

June 8,2018

the staff of  the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, according to Ridgewood Police on June 2nd, patrol units responded to the Van Neste Square bus terminal for a fight in progress. Upon arrival the victim was located and the unknown actor had fled from the scene. The victim was not able to identify the actor […]

By |June 8th, 2018|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

NJ TRANSIT KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH ‘EARLY GETAWAY’ SERVICE AND DISCOUNTED TRAVEL PACKAGES

May 2,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT is kicking off the Memorial Day weekend with “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, May 25 for the benefit of customers leaving work early. To help speed the getaway, customers are encouraged to enjoy the convenience of purchasing tickets through the MyTix feature […]

By |May 25th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

NEW INTERACTIVE TOUCHSCREENS PROVIDE HIGH-TECH INFORMATION FOR NJ TRANSIT CUSTOMERS

may 23,2018

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Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT has unveiled new interactive touchscreen kiosks as part of its continuing effort to improve communication with customers. The high-tech digital displays, currently being piloted at select rail and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail stations, allow customers to access service information, maps and alerts to stay informed of […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT DEPLOYS NEW FARE COLLECTION TECHNOLOGY ON TRAINS

Pilot Program Will Provide Handheld Mobile Devices to Train Crews for Ticket Validation and Improved Onboard Communications

May 20,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is going high-tech with fare collection on trains. A pilot program is launching in which select train crews will use handheld mobile devices to scan and validate tickets.

“As part […]

By |May 20th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

Tractor Trailer Stuck on the Glenwood Road

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

May 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, Numerous summonses were issued to the driver and registered owner of a tractor trailer that got stuck on the Glenwood Road, Ridgewood hill leading up from the Ho-Ho-Kus train station on Wednesday afternoon, 05/16. Police officers from Ho-Ho-Kus Police, […]

By |May 17th, 2018|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

NJT appoints William Viqueira as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer and Jacqueline Stamford as the Deputy Treasurer

May 14,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors last night appointed William Viqueira as the agency’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer and Jacqueline Stamford as the Deputy Treasurer. Viqueira’s appointment will be effective as of Monday, May 14, 2018. Stamford assumes Deputy Treasurer duties immediately.

“During Bill’s two […]

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