Jim Weinstein

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT To Moves Trains To Higher Ground

The transit agency said it is coming up with a way to redesign its existing county yard facility along the Northeast Corridor, south of New Brunswick, to turn it into a train storage and re-inspection facility.

01/09/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train Stalled

NJ TRANSIT Chief: Weather, Infrastructure To Blame For Downed Power Lines

The train left about 1,000 passengers stranded for nearly two hours on cars without power or heat on an extremely frigid night.

01/08/2014

Penn Station

Penn Station Restroom Conditions Spark Repeated Complaints

Some filthy restrooms in the NJ TRANSIT concourse at Penn Station have yet to be scratched off the “to-do” list for upgrades.

07/13/2013

Aboard an NJ TRANSIT train (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NJ TRANSIT Approves Wi-Fi Plan For Stations, Trains

Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and Secaucus Junction are expected to be outfitted with Wi-Fi by the end of the year. The service will eventually be brought to other stations and trains.

06/12/2013

NY Waterway Ferry (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NY Waterway, NJ TRANSIT To Launch Bus-Ferry Pilot Program

If you ride three bus routes on NJ TRANSIT to get home from Manhattan during the week, you might be able to cut your commuting time.

05/23/2013

An NJ TRANSIT train along the Boonton Line in Towaco (credit: NJT via Flickr)

NJ TRANSIT Chief: No Fare Hike Ahead

Executive Director Jim Weinstein says the transit agency plans to keep fares from rising for the fourth straight year.

04/03/2013

NJ TRANSIT "We Are Listening" Forum In Hoboken, N.J. Feb. 12, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Officials Hear From Customers At Forum In Hoboken

Tuesday’s “We Are Listening” forum was the second of three NJ TRANSIT officials are holding to hear directly from riders.

02/12/2013

NJ Transit train - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

NJT, Metro-North Restore More Service Lost During Superstorm Sandy

Executive director James Weinstein said full restoration marks another milestone because most customers commute to and from Manhattan.

01/11/2013

Sandy floods the tracks at NJ TRANSIT's Hoboken Terminal (credit: NJT)

NJ TRANSIT: Still Months For Electric Trains Out Of Hoboken

It will take two to three more months for NJ TRANSIT to make interim repairs to the substation that powers the Hoboken Terminal and its electric trains running on overhead wires.

12/13/2012

Flooding from Sandy at NJ TRANSIT's Meadows Maintenance Complex Car Shop (credit: NJT)

NJ TRANSIT Executive Defends Storing Trains In Low-Lying Areas Ahead Of Sandy

The New Jersey state Assembly held a committee hearing Monday on the damage sustained by NJ TRANSIT’s infrastructure during superstorm Sandy.

12/10/2012

Flooding from Sandy at NJ TRANSIT's Meadows Maintenance Complex Car Shop (credit: NJT)

NJ TRANSIT Sandy Cost: Nearly $400 Million For Repairs, Replacements

NJT came under fire for leaving trains in rail yards prone to flooding and, in total, 62 locomotives and 261 rail cars were damaged.

12/06/2012

NJ TRANSIT Commuters At Penn Station Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Transit Watchdog Group Calls For ‘Refocus On Maintenance’ By NJ TRANSIT

Senator Frank Lautenberg has announced he plans to hold a hearing at some point to look into why the train fleet suffered tens of millions of dollars worth of damage during the storm.

11/21/2012

NJ TRANSIT Executive Director Jim Weinstein at Penn Station - Newark, NJ - Jul 16, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Unveils New Tickets To Fight Fare Beaters

NJ TRANSIT officials were at Newark Penn Station Monday to warn customers that there is no free ride, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

07/16/2012

NJ TRANSIT Train (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Hears From Riders At Hoboken Event

After a week of delays, NJ TRANSIT is compiling its quarterly riders survey, and its executive director was among several top brass taking suggestions in person at the Hoboken terminal last night.

03/09/2012

Michael Cabaj was struck by a NJ TRANSIT train on Oct. 4, 2011 after leaving school (credit: CBS 2)

Another Teen Struck And Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train

Michael Cabaj, 13, was struck and killed by a NJ TRANSIT train yesterday afternoon in Garfield, less than 24 hours after two teenagers were killed by a train in Wayne.

10/04/2011

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