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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.

COMMUTER UPDATE from NJ 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

By EMMA G. FITZSIMMONSMAY 7, 2017

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

NJ Transit Should Cut Fares This Summer, Senate Candidate Says

By Alyana Alfaro • 05/03/17 5:12pm

Kelly Langschultz, a Republican candidate for the state Senate in Bergen County, is calling on NJ Transit to slash its fares during the coming season of repairs and service outages at New York Penn Station.

“NJ Transit needs to reduce the cost of their ticket prices and start accommodating riders for […]

By |May 5th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

NJT Ridgewood Bus Customers Have More Options to buy Tickets

MORE TICKET OPTIONS AND IMPROVED NAVIGATION FOR NJ TRANSIT MOBILE APP

May 2,2017
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Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT’s latest mobile app upgrade has a redesigned look that brings additional features and functionality to the home page screen. Bus customers also will be able to use the app to purchase one-way, round-trip and discounted […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Reader asks why this plan was not considered less than eight years ago when the train station parking lot was last altered

I am curious why this plan was not considered less than eight years ago when the train station parking lot was last altered. Did Chris R not think it was a good idea then, was it never considered? Parking was surely an issue 10 years ago. Why are we considering renovations to a parking lot […]

By |May 1st, 2017|commuters|7 Comments

NJT Apologizes for the Mess

April 25, 2017

Dear Valued Customer,

First, I want to thank you for your continued patience and understanding during the recent and ongoing delays to your train service, especially traveling in and out of Penn Station New York.

These delays have caused considerable frustration, inconvenience and stress for many of you as you travel to work, appointments, events […]

By |May 1st, 2017|commuters|2 Comments

Christie’s Successor Will Face Transportation Tests

file photo fatal Hoboken train crash

New Jersey’s next governor stands to inherit a still-stalled plan to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River, a transit system racked recently by maintenance and safety issues. and a driving public unhappy about recent gas tax increases.

| April 29, 2017, at 9:22 a.m.

By MICHAEL CATALINI, Associated Press

TRENTON, […]

By |April 30th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Angry NJ Transit riders urge ‘NoPayMay’ protest for shoddy service

By Jeff Goldman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on April 28, 2017 at 9:59 AM, updated April 28, 2017 at 4:33 PM

Frustrated NJ Transit commuters have been circulating fliers on trains and waging a nascent social media campaign dubbed “NoPayMay” to encourage rail riders to attempt to use April monthly passes next month as a […]

By |April 29th, 2017|commuters|2 Comments