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Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Commuters Survive First Real Test Of Pulaski Skyway Closure

The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.

04/14/2014

An NJ TRANSIT train was damaged after another train brushed against it in Hoboken. (Credit: Jen Seifert)

NJ TRANSIT Train Damaged After Brush With Another Train In Hoboken

Customers were directed off an NJ TRANSIT train in Hoboken Friday evening after two trains came into contact.

04/12/2014

Brush fire burns near Raritan Center in Edison on April 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Brush Fire Burns Over 250 Acres Near Raritan Center In Edison

A brush fire billowing thick black smoke has burned 35 to 40 acres in a marshy part of central New Jersey.

04/10/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ Transit To Conduct Top-To-Bottom Safety Review

At its monthly board meeting Tuesday, the agency approved spending nearly a half-million dollars on an outside consultant to conduct a comprehensive safety review.

04/08/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

NJ TRANSIT Worker, Medical Marijuana Patient Suing Agency Over Failed Drug Test Suspension

The suit filed last month by 57-year-old Charlie Davis, suffering from end-stage renal failure, may be the first of its kind in New Jersey, where medical marijuana has been legally available since 2012.

04/04/2014

Brush fire along Route 280E seen still smoking, March 26, 2014. The ground is charred, but there are no flames. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Dry Brush, Gusty Winds Help Spread Brush Fires Near NJ TRANSIT Tracks In Harrison

The blaze broke out in Newark and Kearny Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but strong winds were hindering efforts to contain the fire, officials said.

03/26/2014

NJT Accident

Man Struck, Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train Identified

Witnesses reported 50-year-old Frank Farriella of Middlesex was leaning in the path of the oncoming train at the New Brunswick station platform when he was struck Tuesday.

03/26/2014

NJ TRANSIT Incident

Man Struck, Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train In New Brunswick; 3 Hurt By Flying Body Parts

One person was killed, and three others were injured, when they were hit by a NJ TRANSIT train in New Brunswick, N.J. Tuesday afternoon.

03/25/2014

Port Authority Chairman David Samson (credit: Getty Images)

Protesters Call For Port Authority Chairman David Samson’s Resignation

Samson, who has been at the center of several controversies in recent months over potential conflicts of interest involving his powerful law firm, recused himself from a vote.

03/19/2014

People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station (file/credit: Getty Images)

Amtrak Seeks To Reinvest Northeast Corridor Revenues Into Rail Line In New Budget

Amtrak has big plans to improve service on the Northeast Corridor, but said Congress has to get on board first.

03/19/2014

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Lincoln Tunnel Accident Causes Delays For NJ TRANSIT Buses

A chain-reaction crash at the Lincoln Tunnel in the tube leading out of New York City created a traffic standstill on both sides of the Hudson River during Wednesday’s morning commute.

03/19/2014

A child holds an umbrella as she walks to school during a snowstorm on February 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Parts Of Tri-State Area Could Wake-Up To White St. Patrick’s Day

Another major winter storm is headed to New Jersey, one that will likely drop several inches of heavy snow in southern areas but very little in the northern region.

03/16/2014

A tanker and a car collided on McCarter Highway in Newark on March 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tanker Crash In Newark Delays NJ TRANSIT Trains

The tanker and a car collided on McCarter Highway adjacent to Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor rail line at about 1:45 a.m.

03/13/2014

Crowds waits for NJ TRANSIT trains during the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NFL, NJ TRANSIT Skip Assembly Hearings On Super Bowl Transit Woes

A New Jersey legislative committee has again been rebuffed by officials from NJ TRANSIT and the NFL as the panel probes what caused massive train delays after last month’s Super Bowl.

03/10/2014

FILE - A commuter in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Wintry Weather Impacting Some Traffic, Transit Across Tri-State

Snow is again slowing the morning commute across the area.

03/03/2014

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