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Reader says if you move Ridgewood Bus Station ,the “Green” bike lane needs to be removed

RE:” The bus station may be moved to the train station to create a single transit hub.  This would free up many parking spots in the core of the village by Van Neste.  It would also get buses off of Ridgewood Avenue and onto Franklin Avenue.  Of course with high density housing slated for the […]

By |April 8th, 2017|village of ridgewood|3 Comments

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

NJ TRANSIT ADDS EXTRA BUS SERVICE TO NEW YORK FOR ST PATRICKS DAY PARADE

March 12,2017

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 12th, 2017|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

PORT AUTHORITY PLANNING NEW 42ND BUS TERMINAL

PORT AUTHORITY BOARD AUTHORIZES PLANNING FOR NEW BUS TERMINAL, INTERIM SOLUTIONS FOR EXISTING TERMINAL
February 17,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today authorized the agency to begin the first phase of a comprehensive planning process for the replacement of the midtown bus terminal – including the hiring of environmental […]

By |February 18th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT CROSS HONORING AS OFF 4AM TODAY!

file photo by Boyd Loving

Cross Honoring in Effect starting at 4:00 a.m. Thursday

February 8, 2017

Ridgewood, NJ — NJ TRANSIT is prepared to manage the incoming winter storm forecasted to hit New Jersey over the next several hours.  NJ TRANSIT’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is open and is monitoring the track of the winter weather and […]

By |February 9th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

How to fix the Port Authority

By Post Editorial Board

January 29, 2017

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is an $8 billion behemoth plagued by “politicized decision-making, money-losing facilities and declining financial viability,” notes a new Manhattan Institute report that outlines how to fix it.

And thereby end the massive cost overruns, bloated payrolls, regular scandals and general waste that […]

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

Report proposes radical Port Authority shakeup

Paul Berger , Staff writer, @pdbergerPublished 6:16 p.m. ET Jan. 25, 2017 | Updated 14 hours ago

New Jersey motorists are being cheated out of hundreds of millions of dollars of toll revenue that could be reinvested in better bridges and tunnels, according to a new report by a conservative think tank that proposes a radical […]

By |January 26th, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Ridgewood Pushes through Massive Last Minute Parking Permit Increase

December 24,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, 2017 Annual Parking Permits – Annual Resident, Non-resident and CBD employee parking permits are available for purchase at Village Hall. Driver’s License and car registration are required to apply for all parking permits. The Annual Parking Permits for residents cost $750 or $1,000 annually, depending on which […]

By |December 24th, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

NJ Transit Special Schedules From Christmas Eve thru New Years Day

NJ TRANSIT OFFERS EXTRA SERVICE AND SAVINGS FOR HOLIDAY WEEK
December 22,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT is offering extra service for the upcoming holidays to give customers more travel options for last-minute shopping at the mall, leaving work early or attending New Year’s Eve festivities.

In addition, NJ TRANSIT is giving customers almost […]

By |December 22nd, 2016|commuters|0 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