Newark Penn Station

A track fire near Newark Penn Station snagged NJ TRANSIT service on the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 6. (Credit: CBS2)

Track Fire Near Newark Penn Station Snags NJ TRANSIT Service

NJ TRANSIT service between Manhattan and Newark was briefly shut down Thursday afternoon, after a track fire outside Newark Penn Station.


Michael Stradford has been arrested and charged in connection with a stabbing on a PATH train on Tuesday, March 3. (Credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police)

Suspect Arrested At Newark Penn Station In Connection With PATH Train Stabbing

A suspect was arrested and charged Wednesday in connection with a stabbing that left a man injured on a PATH train beneath the streets of Chelsea.


Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Port Authority Proposes Extending PATH Service To Newark Airport

The extension is part of a proposed $27.6 billion, 10-year capital plan that will go before the authority’s full board on Feb. 19.



Man Accused Of Unleashing Pepper Spray On NJ TRANSIT Train

A Trenton man was hit with several charges this weekend, after he allegedly sprayed pepper spray inside an NJ TRANSIT train at Newark Penn Station.


Amtrak Logo On Train (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Reported Amtrak Train Fire In Newark Causes Major Delays

A reported fire on an Amtrak train at Newark Penn Station caused major delays on two NJ TRANSIT lines Saturday afternoon.


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.


Sen. Charles Schumer and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at Hudson Yards - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

LaHood Announces Major Investment In Gateway Rail Tunnel Project

An investment of $185 million is coming to help get Amtrak’s Gateway project rolling, a project that is supposed to create a high-speed rail corridor to alleviate the bottleneck between New York and Newark.


Michael Bell

NJ Man Accused Of Beating Infant Son Caught By Police

Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow says 34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark, where he was planning to take a bus to an undisclosed site.


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.


The entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel - Weehawken, NJ - File Photo

Disabled Truck Snarls Lincoln Tunnel Traffic

Commuters who ride buses from New Jersey into Manhattan are facing delays of up to 30 minutes getting to the Port Authority Bus Terminal.


Penn Station - Newark, NJ - Mar 30, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Newark Penn Station P.A. System Gets An Upgrade

Things are sounding a lot better this morning at Newark Penn Station, thanks to an upgraded P.A. system.


NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Signal Problems To Impact NJ TRANSIT Evening Commute

Delays are expected for Wednesday’s evening commute on three NJ TRANSIT rail lines due to signal problems.


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

Man Struck, Injured By NJ Transit Train

New Jersey Transit says a man was critically injured early Saturday when he was struck by a train in northern New Jersey.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Christie: Rail Tunnel Beyond NJ’s Budget

The governor killed the tunnel project because of cost overruns, but Christie agreed to reconsider at U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s urging.


Rendering of new platform at New York Penn Station - Credit: ARC

Sen. Lautenberg Tries Arranging Private Help For Tunnel

A new study says a $9 billion rail tunnel would cut the commuting time between New Jersey and New York City.