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Frustrated NJ TRANSIT Commuters (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Customers Vent Frustrations After Yet Another Morning Of Issues

Amtrak, which maintains the tunnel, was forced to divert its own trains and NJ TRANSIT’s more numerous ones to the only other tube, which caused the delays.

10/14/2011

Rescue workers search for people on August 30, 2011 in Paterson, NJ. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Paterson Sunday As Flooding Woes Continue

Flooding continues to be a major problem in Paterson, where several streets turned into rushing rivers as the water churned over corners and down roads.

08/31/2011

Metro-North Railroad station - Westport, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Commute In Tri-State Area Still Complicated By Aftermath Of Irene

Some commuters throughout the Tri-State area are still dealing with less than ideal mass transit service thanks to flooding and damage from Irene.

08/30/2011

Metro-North train leaves from North White Plains station. (credit: CBS 2)

Improved Transit Situation Tuesday; Irene’s Aftermath Still Stifling Full Service

Metro-North resumed some service Monday afternoon, but parts of the storm-ravaged rail line are still shut down forcing 250,000 commuters to scramble to find other means of transportation.

08/29/2011

Long Branch Shelter (credit: CBS 2)

Shelter Volunteers Work To Reassure Evacuees From NJ

The first rain and wind from Hurricane Irene arrived in New Jersey by midday Saturday, and by the evening,thousands of evacuees headed to local shelters to wait out the storm.

08/27/2011

(credit: Gov. Christie's Office)

Gov. Christie Tells New Jerseyans To ‘Get The Hell Off The Beach’

“The most important bit of advice I can give to any of the 8.8 million citizens of this state is think — don’t react — think. Think about what you need to do to protect your life and the life of your family,” Christie said in a news conference.

08/26/2011

An NJ Transit train is seen at Penn Station - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NJ Transit Train Hits, Kills Man Near Elizabeth

NJ Transit says the Northeast Corridor 7813 train was headed to Trenton from New York City when the man was hit.

07/24/2011

New Jersey Turnpike - Secaucus, NJ - Jul 1, 2011 (credit: New Jersey Turnpike Authority)

Millions Across Tri-State Hitting Roads, Skies For July 4 Holiday Weekend

The American Automobile Association predicts 39 million drivers will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend.

07/01/2011

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train is seen at the Port Imperial station - Weehawken, NJ - Sep 25, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New Jersey Transit Announces New Mobile Communication Initiatives

New Jersey Transit passengers can now send text messages to alert authorities about suspicious activity and get schedule information on their phones.

06/08/2011

NJ Transit

NJ Transit Proposes Train Stops Dangerously Close To Residents’ Yards

Imagine finding out that a train stop could be coming literally to your backyard. It’s happening in one New Jersey town and neighbors said they were not given much notice.

04/27/2011

Penn Station Panhandler

Complaints: Penn Station Overrun By Panhandlers

Owners of businesses near New York City transit hub Pennsylvania Station are complaining to authorities about panhandlers.

04/23/2011

(credit: AP)

NJ Transit Worker Fired Over Koran Burning Gets Job Back

According to the settlement in the case, Derek Fenton will receive $25,000 for pain and suffering when he resumes his $86,110-a-year job.

04/22/2011

NJ Transit's Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station - Secaucus, NJ - File Photo

Electrical ‘Flash’ Injures NJ Transit Staffer

NJ Transit says a train staffer was shaken up but not seriously injured Saturday by an electrical “flash” that occurred when he tried to remove a foreign object that was caught on an overhead power line.

04/16/2011

An NJ Transit train is seen at Penn Station - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Two Women Escape Serious Injury When Train Hits Car

Two elderly women escaped serious injury early Saturday when their car entered a railroad crossing and was struck by a New Jersey Transit train in north Jersey.

03/26/2011

Rail riders at the NJ Transit station - Trenton, NJ - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

NJ Transit Service Back On Schedule After Power Problem

Train service along the Northeast Corridor from New York to Washington has been restored after being disrupted earlier Saturday morning by an Amtrak low voltage problem.

03/19/2011

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