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Careful what you say Ridgewood Customers NJT is listening to your every breath

April 10,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, NJ.COM is reporting that casual commuter conversations on light rail trains are being recorded by NJ Transit.
NJT has long held the belief that video and audio surveillance systems are designed to make riders more secure and that
the on-board cameras and audio surveillance systems are needed to fight […]

By |April 11th, 2016|village of ridgewood|1 Comment

Mobile Ticketing Expands to Include Interstate Travel Purchases for NJT Ridgewood Bus Customers

Feature Now Available for Android, iOS Users

April 5,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is capitalizing on the success of the NJ TRANSIT mobile app by announcing the ability for bus customers to purchase one-way tickets for select New York/New Jersey interstate routes.

NJ TRANSIT bus customers will be able to use the popular […]

By |April 6th, 2016|Bergen County|3 Comments

Port Authority offers $1M in contest for NYC bus terminal design

BY PAUL BERGER
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

The Port Authority launched a design contest Friday that will pay $1 million to the winner of a competition to replace its overburdened and outdated midtown Manhattan bus terminal.

 

http://www.northjersey.com/news/port-authority-launches-1m-design-competition-for-midtown-bus-terminal-1.1526658

By |March 12th, 2016|commuters|1 Comment

Ridgewood Commuters: NJT Prepares for Strike and System Wide Rail Shutdown

March 4th 2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewoood NJ, NJ TRANSIT Rail Operations faces the prospect of a systemwide shutdown should the membership of its rail union opt to participate in a work stoppage. This would result in the complete suspension of NJ TRANSIT rail service, affecting more than 160,000 customers who ride the system […]

By |March 4th, 2016|commuters|7 Comments

Resident Dana Glazer , the real agenda here is to make Ridgewood into another “Transit Village”

Dana H. Glazer speech from the Wednesday Night Council Meeting

I am here to express my strong belief that the real agenda here is to make Ridgewood into another “Transit Village” like

Hackensack, in which a giant garage is built to primarily serve commuters from out of town; in which the master plan is radically amended to […]

By |March 4th, 2016|village of ridgewood|29 Comments

NJ Transit, unions to meet in D.C. in attempt to avert strike

BY CHRISTOPHER MAAG
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

After five years of occasionally hostile negotiations, NJ Transit and its rail unions will meet on March 4 at the National Mediation Board in Washington, D.C., both sides confirmed Friday. The gathering is one last attempt to avert a strike that could cripple transportation across the region’s.

“The National Mediation Board […]

By |February 27th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

The fact is Ridgewood was designated by NJT as a major transit hub several years ago

“The fact is Ridgewood was designated by NJT as a major transit hub several years ago and to a large extent that is why so many residents who work on Wall St have chosen to live here. Ridgewood has the reputation as the town that “has it all” great schools, charming neighborhoods, a lively downtown……and […]

By |February 18th, 2016|village of ridgewood|8 Comments

Hackensack named an official transit village by N.J. transportation department

ridgewood bus station

BY CHRISTOPHER MAAG
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

After two years of work, Hackensack has finally been named an official transit village by the New Jersey transportation department, the city announced Wednesday. The designation will make it easier for the city’s government to apply for grants and to receive technical assistance from the state on redevelopment […]

By |February 18th, 2016|Bergen County|5 Comments

NJ TRANSIT RESUMING SERVICE

January 24,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  As weather conditions and cleanup efforts permit, NJ TRANSIT will begin restoring transit services at 11 a.m.  For the latest travel information, customers should visit njtransit.com, access NJ TRANSIT’s Twitter feed at @NJTRANSIT or listen to broadcast traffic reports.  Additionally, NJ TRANSIT will provide the most current […]

By |January 24th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

NJ TRANSIT Offers Extra Service for New Years Eve

December 29,2015
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Alcohol ban strictly enforced system-wide

Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT is offering extra service for travelers attending New Year’s Eve festivities across the region.  Please note that no alcoholic beverages will be permitted on board trains, light rail vehicles, buses or in any NJ TRANSIT facility.  This policy will be strictly […]

By |December 29th, 2015|Bergen County|1 Comment