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NJT: MidTOWN Direct trains continue to operate in and out of Hoboken Terminal

Cross-Honoring Continues, Enhanced Ferry Service to Midtown

April 6,2017
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 6th, 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

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

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

NJT TRAIN HALTED THIS MORNING AT RIDGEWOOD TRAIN STATION DUE TO SAINT PATRICK’S DAY SHENANIGANS

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

March 17,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, At least seven (7) Ridgewood PD officers, two (2) NJ Transit PD officers, one (1) Glen Rock PD officer, and an officer from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department Patrol Division were present at the Ridgewood train station on the morning of Friday, […]

By |March 17th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

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

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 […]

By |March 17th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

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 […]

By |March 15th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Garfield proposes garage next to train station

Kristie Cattafi , Staff Writer, @KristieCattafiPublished 7:22 p.m. ET March 7, 2017 | Updated 11:53 a.m. ET March 8, 2017

GARFIELD — Discussions are underway for a transit village designation around Garfield Station and the possibility of a commuter parking garage.

Plans for the parking garage were unveiled at the Garfield Redevelopment meeting March 6. The garage […]

By |March 14th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments