Reader suggests Emailing the DOT on Glenwood Road

file photo by Boyd Loving

I suggest sending an email as I did. A few key points:

The traffic counts taken in November (reported date November 2017 even though it’s only June ! ) were observed while west Glen ave was closed due to pseg construction installing new gas mains.

The huge delays in this construction were the […]

By |June 13th, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Ridgewood Mayor “Currently the Village is hopeful to have the road remain open to one-way traffic with continued restrictions to vehicle size/weight”

June 12,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, from the Village of Ridgewood Mayor Susan Knudsen , Important link to information regarding modifications to Glenwood Rd (“S” Road – Glenwood Hill – HoHoKus Train crossing) traffic and pedestrian flow:…/1440-glenwood-road-rr-crossing…

Currently the Village is hopeful to have the road remain open to one-way traffic with continued […]

By |June 12th, 2017|village of ridgewood|18 Comments

Main/Bergen and Port Jervis Lines Serving Ridgewood Spared Much of the Summer Track Work Mayhem

June 10,2017
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Ridgewood NJ,  In advance of the upcoming Amtrak track work at Penn Station New York (PSNY) during July and August, NJ TRANSIT has published new weekday rail schedules to assist customers in navigating the service changes and making their travel plans.

“More than 80 percent of NJ TRANSIT customers travel […]

By |June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Jersey DOT Examines Glenwood Road Rail Road Crossing

file photos by Boyd Loving

June 9,2017

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Ridgewood  NJ,  the New Jersey Department of Transportation will again weigh options on the Glenwood Road Rail Road Crossing at the Ho Ho Kus Train Station .


Click Here for Memorandum of Record DOT Docket No. 06-2017CM;  Ho-Ho-Kus Train Station Pedestrian Crossing DOT Docket No […]

By |June 9th, 2017|village of ridgewood|6 Comments

Private companies wanted for $20B Gateway Project

By Vince Calio, June 5, 2017 at 12:51 PM
Amtrak and NJ Transit would use a new Gateway tunnel under the Hudson River. – (AARON HOUSTON)

Private firms will be sought to help finance and construct the $20 billion rail tunnel connecting northern New Jersey and New York City.

During its June 1 board meeting, the Gateway Program […]

By |June 7th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Train-mageddon Starts July 10 and runs through Friday, September 1, 2017

June 3,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, its coming ,the modified Service Plan Due to Amtrak’s Summer Track Repair Work in Effect Monday, July 10 through Friday, September 1, 2017

NJ TRANSIT rail customers have been forced to deal with delays, derailments and unreliable service because Amtrak, which owns the tracks our service relies upon, […]

By |June 3rd, 2017|commuters|2 Comments

Ridgewood Commuter update from New Jersey Transit

June 1,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi shares a commuter update from New Jersey Transit.


NJ TRANSIT has heard from our customers that their lives have been turned upside down by the almost daily delays resulting from Amtrak’s emergency repair work that is going on at Penn Station New […]

By |June 1st, 2017|commuters|4 Comments

Commuter also says I would beg Trump to not supply a penny to this corrupt empire of NY/NJ

I go through this torture every day but I would beg Trump to not supply a penny to this corrupt empire of NY/NJ. This morning (Monday) Josh Gothheimer was making rounds on the train to Secaucus. This guy was “randomly” asking passengers about their feelings on NJ transit. Once he realized he was talking to […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|village of ridgewood|16 Comments

Cuomo asks Trump for help with disastrous Penn Station

By Michael Gartland

May 21, 2017 | 5:00pm

Governor Cuomo turned to President Trump on Sunday to help bail New Yorkers out of a looming mass transit crisis at Penn Station, a situation he likened to a natural disaster.

In a letter to Trump dated May 21, Cuomo requested “the federal government treat this as an emergency situation” […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|commuters|7 Comments

Latest Problem for New Jersey Transit: Collecting Fares


New Jersey Transit, one of the nation’s busiest commuter railroads, has been flogged by riders who have suffered through a brutal stretch of travel upheavals. The railroad’s safety record is under scrutiny after a fatal derailment last year.

Now, questions are being raised about how it handles a basic task: ensuring […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Commmuters|0 Comments