NJ Transit

A railroad track (Credit: ClipArt.com)

Some NJ Residents Concerned About Safety After Railroad Ties Discarded Along Tracks

Local resident Bob Crowland says the chemically treated wood is highly flammable.

08/31/2015

Gov.  Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, Aug. 25. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo, Feds Spar Over Funding For Hudson Rail Tunnel Project

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo was under new pressure Tuesday to support a new Hudson River rail tunnel – and the federal government has disputed claims that it is holding back the project.

08/25/2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Stringer: Christie Doesn’t Deserve To Be President After Killing Hudson River Tunnel Project

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer pulled no punches Wednesday by ripping New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for killing a planned Hudson River tunnel.

08/20/2015

A car was hit by a NJ TRANSIT train near the Westwood station in Emerson on Aug. 20, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Man Dead After NJ TRANSIT Train Hits Car In Emerson

It happened near the Westwood station just west of the Lincoln Boulevard crossing and not at a grade crossing, NJ TRANSIT said.

08/20/2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez (obscured top left) attend a meeting on a new Hudson River tunnel on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation Officials

The meeting about the proposed Amtrak Gateway project at Sen. Cory Booker’s office in Newark included the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.

08/18/2015

A NJ TRANSIT bus crashed in Jersey City on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NJ TRANSIT Bus Crashes Into Jersey City Car Dealership, 7 Injured

The accident happened at around 7:50 a.m. at Communipaw and Mallory Avenues.

08/18/2015

Gravestone found at NJ TRANSIT bus terminal in Nutley. (Credit: Nutley Police)

Police: Gravestone Found At NJ Bus Terminal Belonged To Dog

Nutley police announced Monday that the headstone, which noted the death of Max Ferreira, belonged to a Newark Rottweiler.

08/18/2015

An arriving NJ TRANSIT train. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ TRANSIT Selling Papal Rail Passes

Passengers planning to ride NJ TRANSIT trains to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia need to get tickets in advance.

08/15/2015

An arriving NJ TRANSIT train. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Transportation Officials Unveil Plans For Increased Ridership, Traffic During Papal Visit

Thousands of passengers are expected to take NJ TRANSIT to make their way to the Pontiff’s public mass in Philadelphia.

08/13/2015

An entrance to the Port Authority Bus Terminal is viewed on August 21, 2014 in New York City (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Change Gate Assignments For Commuter Efficiency

Beginning Sept. 8, 80 percent of NJ TRANSIT will be on the third floor.

08/12/2015

US Sen. Charles Schumer talks about his proposal for the Gateway project on Aug. 11, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Schumer Proposes Plan For Hudson River Rail Tunnels

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is expected to outline a plan Tuesday to move ahead with Amtrak’s proposed Gateway project for new rail tunnels under the Hudson River.

08/11/2015

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

NJ TRANSIT, MTA Say They Need More Time To Install ‘Positive Control’ Train Technology

After a series of deadly train crashes, Congress mandated all railroads to install new technology to make trains safer by the end of the year.

08/10/2015

Stephen Gardner, Amtrak's vice president of Northeast corridor infrastructure investment, testifies to the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee on Aug. 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Amtrak Exec: Train Delays In Hudson River Tunnel May Become More Common

Train delays like the ones caused recently by electrical problems in a century-old Hudson River tunnel could become much more common if a new tunnel isn’t built, an Amtrak executive told New Jersey lawmakers Monday.

08/10/2015

FILE - A woman rushes to catch the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Trenton, NJ on May 13, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo To Transportation Secretary: Feds Need To Pay More For Hudson Rail Tunnel

In late July, commuters and travelers dealt with more than a week of canceled and delayed trains.

08/07/2015

Gravestone found at NJ TRANSIT bus terminal in Nutley. (Credit: Nutley Police)

Child’s Gravestone Found At New Jersey Bus Station

Police are trying to figure out how a child’s gravestone ended up at a bus station in northern New Jersey.

08/07/2015

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