NJ TRANSIT IMPLEMENTS SEVERE WEATHER RAIL SCHEDULE FOR WINTER STORM

March 7,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is implementing its Severe Weather Schedule Level 1 on its rail system for Wednesday, March 7, as heavy, wet snow is forecasted in the area. Cross-honoring is in effect for rail, bus and private carriers and light rail service for Wednesday, March 7. Customers should […]

By |March 7th, 2018|commuters|1 Comment

Reader states yet another infamous blunder on the part of a previous Village Council (perhaps the BIGGEST of all)

And yet another infamous blunder on the part of a previous Village Council (perhaps the BIGGEST of all):
In conjunction with the conversion to high level platforms at Ridgewood’s train station, NJ Transit initially offered to build a LARGE parking garage (not just a single level deck) AT NO COST TO THE VILLAGE. The site selected […]

By |March 5th, 2018|village of ridgewood|10 Comments

NJ Transit will be Cross-honoring During Impending Storm

March 2,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT anticipates regular weekday service on its rail, bus and light rail systems for the service day on Friday, March 2 and regular weekend service on Saturday, March 3 as parts of the state are subject to an intense Nor’easter with coastal flooding, high winds, heavy […]

By |March 2nd, 2018|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Reader says The village needs additional parking for commuters. Period.

The village needs additional parking for commuters. Period. Please stop with the notion that restaurants and shops need additional parking – this is a myth propagated by the apartment developers. Build a 2 story garage and charge a lower rate for in town commuters and $5,000 per year for out of town commuters. To ensure […]

By |February 28th, 2018|commuters|4 Comments

Fallen Tree in Ridgewood Causes Delays for New Jersey Transit Commuters

photos courtesy of  Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

February 22,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, NJ Transit Police, and NJ Transit Rail Operations personnel responded on Wednesday morning, 02/21, to investigate a fallen tree in the rear of 264 South Broad Street, Ridgewood that resulted in 45-60 minute delays to NJ Transit […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|commuters|5 Comments

Revitalization of the “Old Burying Ground” near the Ho-Ho-Kus Train Station

photo by Stanley Kober

February 21,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, an Eagle Scout is working on a Revitalization of the “Old Burying Ground” in Ho-Ho-Kus . The site is an area up by the train station near First Street and if you look down onto the large municipal parking lot on the […]

By |February 21st, 2018|Bergen County|11 Comments

NJ Transit Environmental Review to Move forward with Hudson-Bergen Light Rail expansion

 

February 14, 2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, In a unanimous vote, the NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors approved the proposed alignment of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail’s planned expansion into Bergen County as described in the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact statement dated March 2017. The selection of the “Locally Preferred Alternative” is required as part […]

By |February 16th, 2018|commuters|2 Comments

NJ TRANSIT SELECTS KEVIN CORBETT AS NEXT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

February 15,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, In a unanimous vote, the NJ TRANSIT Board of Directors approved Kevin Corbett as the next Executive Director of NJ TRANSIT during the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting today. The appointment is effective starting on Monday, February 19, 2018.

“Kevin is taking on one of the toughest […]

By |February 15th, 2018|commuters|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT BOARD MEMBER FLORA CASTILLO HONORED WITH ROSA PARKS DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP AWARD

January 29,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ TRANSIT Board Member Flora Castillo has been presented the 2018 Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award. The honor was awarded last night during a ceremony at Club 101 in New York City.

The award is presented each year to a nominee who takes initiative to […]

By |January 29th, 2018|commuters|1 Comment

Power Line Downed in Wednesday Morning Crash in Midland Park

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

January 4,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Midland Park NJ, Midland Park Police and Fire Department personnel responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a downed utility pole in front of 445 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park on Wednesday morning, 01/03. A live power line fell onto a NJ Transit commuter […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Bergen County|0 Comments