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Ridgewood Fire Department Participates in a NJ Transit Training Class

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Ridgewood NJ, in January members of the Ridgewood Fire Department  participated in a NJ Transit training class at the Kearny Rail Yard.

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New Jersey Transit Police Detectives are Investigating a New Cell Phone Scam

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey Transit Police Detectives are investigating a recent cell phone scam like the below pattern. Although this scam occurs abroad, we want you aware when traveling the system.

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Women Dies After Being Struck By NJ Transit Train in River Edge

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River Edge NJ, On Saturday afternoon, a woman was fatally struck by an NJ Transit train near the New Bridge Landing station in River Edge.

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NJ Transit Proposes Cost Savings and Fare Increases to Close Budget Gap

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Fare Increases effective July 1st

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Ridgewood NJ, since 2015, NJ TRANSIT has held the line on fare increases while not only improving service performance, but adding additional service on more than 100 bus routes and implementing substantial emergency service to support customers abandoned by multiple private bus carriers.

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The Average New Jerseyan Prepared to Forgo $11.4k of Their Salary Not to Have to Commute in 2024

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  • Survey asks how much of their salary Americans would forgo not to commute again this year.
  • Californians prepared to forfeit the most; Montanans the least.
  • Interactive map included.

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Ridgewood NJ, as the corporate world inches back to traditional workspaces, the welcome 3-year respite from daily commutes, courtesy of the pandemic, is under threat. The once-undeniable perk of skipping the daily commute – a timesaver and stress reducer for many – is now at stake.

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NJ Transit: Starting in February, the Popular “Buy 3 Months, Get 1 Month Free” Student Pass Promotion Returns For College Students

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Ridgewood NJ, Students heading back to class for the spring 2024 semester via NJ TRANSIT’s bus, rail or light rail systems can save money through the return of the “Buy 3 Months, Get 1 Month Free” Student Pass promotion. This special promotion offer is in addition to the cost-saving program, which provides a 25-percent discount off the already discounted monthly passes when purchased on the NJ TRANSIT mobile app, and is back by popular demand beginning with February passes for students traveling to and from the campuses of participating regional colleges and universities. In addition to full-time students, part-time degree-seeking students taking at least two courses are also eligible for the Student Pass fare.

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New Jersey Train and Bus Stations Drop-off Points for New York City Bound Illegal Immigrants

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Secaucus NJ, at least 13 buses have transported illegal immigrants to New Jersey, where they subsequently board buses and trains bound for New York City.

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New Jersey Transit Police Celebrate 41 Years

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Ridgewood NJ, on January 1, 1983 the New Jersey Transit Police Department was created with 36 police officers who came from the Conrail Police Department. These transferees needed to protect NJ TRANSIT’s infrastructure from vandalism and theft.

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NJ Transit New Year’s Eve Service

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NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT is offering extra service this holiday season. Customers will have more travel options and flexibility for attending special events, family gatherings and other festivities.

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NJ Transit New Years Eve Travel Guide

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Ridgewood NJ, Tuesday, December 26 – Friday, December 29 trains will operate on a modified weekday schedule with certain Northeast Corridor morning peak period trains canceled and additional late morning trains operating on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast lines. Rail customers are encouraged to visit njtransit.com to check rail timetables for details and travel before 9:00 a.m. on these days when ridership is lighter, if possible. Buses and light rail lines will operate on a weekday schedule. Select PABT bus routes will have more frequent service operating inbound to PABT on some lines during the late morning hours and outbound from PABT during the early and late evening hours. Consult timetable or visit view the holiday service guide for details.

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NJ Transit Christmas and New Years Service

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Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT is offering extra service this holiday season. Customers will have more travel options and flexibility for attending special events, family gatherings and other festivities.

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Recent Flooding Raises Questions Over Integrity of NJ Transit Tunnel in Mahwah

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Mahwah NJ, concerns in the township of Mahwah have escalated following Monday’s flooding on South Railroad Avenue, intensifying worries about a yearlong issue related to a damaged NJ Transit culvert. Township Administrator Ben Kezmarsky conveyed on Tuesday that an apartment complex east of the tracks had been grappling with flooding due to the damaged culvert for the past year.

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NJ Transit Police Throw a little More Bull on the Bull Story at Newark Penn Station

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Newark NJ, NJ Transit police throw a little more bull on the bull story. On Thursday, a bull entered Newark Penn Station via track 2. Not to be accused of bull sh$ting ,New Jersey Transit Police Officers helped to clear commuters to safety and assisted in rounding up the beefy trespasser. ⁣

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Clock Ticking on NJ Transit Budget Deficit

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Ridgewood NJ, NJ Transit’s board has approved a $54 million expenditure for outfitting its new headquarters, raising concerns as there is no apparent indication of cost-cutting measures being explored to address an impending budget shortfall. This financial challenge has persisted for eight months since state officials announced a restructuring process.

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