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Ridgewood Bus Station Move is Lunacy

April 10,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Chris’ idea to move the bus station to the train station is lunacy.
300 NJT buses every weekday at the tiny and already overcrowded Garber Square intersection.
Up to 20 NJT buses an hour in rush hours.
900 new pedestrians in the morning rush and 900 new pedestrians in the […]

By |April 10th, 2017|village of ridgewood|25 Comments

Reader says Ridgewood is better served by having the bus and train stations physically separated

A centralized “transit hub” might work for Hoboken, but Ridgewood is better served by having the bus and train stations physically separated because it helps distribute the traffic better.

By |April 9th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Reader says Christopher ” Bike Lane” Rutishauser will just add another lane for buses.

” Bike Lane” Rutishauser will just add another lane for buses. What color will he pick for the bus lane. The Mayor should have a contest for the best color.

A bus lane or bus-only lane is a lane restricted to buses, often on certain days and times, and generally used to speed up public transport […]

By |April 9th, 2017|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Hudson Tunnel Project Continues to Move Forward

April 8,2017

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Ridgewood NJ,  the resent derailment at Penn Station New York has suggested new urgency to the Hudson Tunnel Project.

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and NJ TRANSIT are jointly preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the Hudson Tunnel Project. The Project is intended to preserve the current functionality […]

By |April 8th, 2017|commuters|1 Comment

NJ TRANSIT BACK ON TRACK…ALMOST

TIPS FOR COMMUTERS

April 7,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  At 6:55 a.m., Amtrak advised NJ TRANSIT that all but one track is back in service at Penn Station New York (PSNY). NJ TRANSIT’s MidTOWN Direct Service has been operating to PSNY this morning, and the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line train service […]

By |April 7th, 2017|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

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