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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

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

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

New Jersey Transit Ads Travel Options of New Years Eve

file photo by Archick

EXTRA SERVICE AND SAVINGS FOR HOLIDAY WEEK, INCLUDING DECEMBER 3
December 30,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is offering extra service for the holiday week, including on New Year’s Eve, to give customers more travel options for ringing in 2017, shopping at the mall or leaving work early.

In addition, NJ TRANSIT […]

By |December 31st, 2016|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Car on the Tracks Halts Main Line and Bergen Line Train Service

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

December 26,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, Train traffic on NJ Transit’s Main and Bergen Lines was halted in both directions through Ho-Ho-Kus on Sunday evening, 12/25 after the adult female driver of a 4-door Acura sedan became disoriented and drove her vehicle onto the tracks just […]

By |December 26th, 2016|Bergen County|2 Comments

NJT: DRUNK TRAINS DISCHARGING LATE NIGHT IN RIDGEWOOD

file photo by ArtChick

December 11,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, a reader and frequent commuter has mentioned this issue before and this time of year we thought it was important to remind people of the dangers. No one has a problem with people out haveing a good time ,but this excessive binge drinking at […]

By |December 11th, 2016|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

NJ TRANSIT PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER SEASON

Equipment, Supplies and Personnel are Ready for Mother Nature

December 10,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, “We can’t predict what kind of winter season we will have, but I can say with confidence that NJ TRANSIT will be as ready as we can be” said Executive Director Steven H. Santoro.  “The safety of our customers […]

By |December 10th, 2016|commuters|0 Comments

Will Donald Trump be the Gateway to that crucial rail project for New Jersey? | Mulshine

By  Paul Mulshine | The Star Ledger

on December 08, 2016 at 6:28 AM, updated December 08, 2016 at 6:29 AM

You don’t need Wikipedia to tell you that New Jersey is the most densely populated state. Just go for a drive.

That brings up a question that hung over a joint legislative committee hearing on transportation Tuesday:

What […]

By |December 9th, 2016|commuters|0 Comments

NJ Transit will offer Extra Bus and Rail Service for Black Friday Shoppers and Commuters

Kids ride free on NJ TRANSIT all holiday weekend

November 22, 2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Whether it’s over the river or through the woods, NJ TRANSIT is offering additional trains and buses this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to make it even easier for customers to unite with family and friends, travel to the Macy’s […]

By |November 25th, 2016|commuters|0 Comments

New Jersey Transit Adds Extra Buses and Trains for Thanksgiving Travelers

file photo by ArtChick Photography

SERVICE ADVISORY:EXTRA RAIL AND BUS SERVICE SET FOR THANKSGIVING TRAVELERS

Kids ride free on NJ TRANSIT all holiday weekend

November 22, 2016
the staffof the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Whether it’s over the river or through the woods, NJ TRANSIT is offering additional trains and buses this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to make it even easier […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|commuters|0 Comments