NJ TRANSIT trains are running again with delays after service was suspended between New York City and Newark because Amtrak’s Portal Bridge was stuck in the open position.
Commuting into New York City is more than just a commute –it’s a lifestyle. But with all the congestion and traffic, we sometimes forget the beautiful scenic views we come across as we head into NYC.
Assembly Transportation Committee chairman John Wisniewski announced Friday that the hearing would not be held on Monday.
The Tri-State Area experienced a meltdown as the temperatures rose Thursday, leaving sidewalks sloppy and slushy – and creating dangerous conditions.
The executive director of NJ TRANSIT announced his resignation Tuesday, leaving behind a record that includes a costly decision to leave rail equipment in the path of Superstorm Sandy and the image of thousands of fans stranded for hours after this month’s Super Bowl when trains couldn’t accommodate them.
One person was stabbed and another suffered facial lacerations in a large brawl that broke out Monday night on a NJ TRANSIT light rail train, railroad officials said.
Heavy snow, wind and rain wreaked havoc on area roads and mass transit Thursday.
Thursday’s nor’easter blanketed New Jersey, leaving many communities buried underneath more than a foot of snow.
The first major winter storm of 2014 is making a mess of the roads and is already causing major travel delays.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
The 3:16 p.m. train from Dover, N.J. was headed to Penn Station on the Morris/Essex line when the derailment occurred.
Bus stops on Route 3 and Route 4 were unplowed as of Friday, potentially putting riders in danger. But by Monday, crews were out removing snow and ice.
On Route 4 in Hackensack, N.J., commuters could be seen struggling, almost falling on frozen mounds of snow as they step out onto the street.
Initially, next month’s Senate Oversight Committee hearing was to focus on superstorm Sandy and the decision to store trains in flood-prone areas. But the focus will be expanded to examine other recent problems.
A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.