NJ Transit

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.

08/06/2015

NJ TRANSIT trains. (credit: CBS2)

NJ TRANSIT Monitoring Rail Repairs, Says Amtrak ‘Doing Everything Necessary’

With the focus shifting to longer-term solutions, such as new tunnels under the Hudson River, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., said it’s a fight on Capitol Hill to secure the investment needed.

08/04/2015

Officials announce safety improvements to the Elmwood Park, NJ rail crossing on Aug. 3, 2015. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

New Safety Improvements Unveiled At Dangerous Elmwood Park Rail Crossing

A dangerous rail crossing in Elmwood Park, New Jersey is getting a high-tech safety makeover.

08/03/2015

(credit: NJT via Flickr)

Big Crowds Expected On NJ TRANSIT Trains For American Pharoah’s Race On Jersey Shore

NJ TRANSIT will be adding extra trains this weekend for fans wishing to see American Pharoah run the Haskell Invitational.

07/31/2015

(clockwise from top left): Andrew Paloti, Robert Nemeth, Marquise Richardson, and Wilbert Townsend are charged with reselling stolen NJ TRANSIT tickets at dramatically reduced prices. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's office/CBS2)

NJ TRANSIT Conductors Accused Of Reselling Stolen Tickets At Major Markdowns

Four NJ TRANSIT conductors were arrested Wednesday, on allegations that they resold stolen train tickets at a dramatic discount.

07/29/2015

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)

Cuomo: Feds Must Contribute More For Hudson Tunnels

Cuomo said the federal government’s promise to cover $3 billion of the $14 billion project isn’t enough.

07/29/2015

Penn Station on May 18, 2015 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Feds Seek Meeting With Christie, Cuomo Over Hudson River Rail Tunnels

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a letter Monday to the two governors urging them to meet with him in the next two weeks to put together a strategy for building new crossings.

07/28/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train. (credit: CBS2)

Menendez, Booker Call For Increased Infrastructure Funding In Wake Of NJ TRANSIT Train Problems

Lawmakers and NJ TRANSIT commuters are demaning answers after a week plagued by problems caused by Amtrak overhead wire issues.

07/27/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

Delays, Cancellations Persist On New Jersey Transit Trains

The rail power issue added to a summer that has seen delays of a half hour or more for New Jersey Transit riders, about once every three working days.

07/25/2015

NJ TRANSIT trains. (credit: CBS2)

NJ TRANSIT Again Apologizes For Amtrak Power Problems

Friday’s commute got off on the wrong track when Amtrak power problems caused delays for Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT riders for the fourth time this week.

07/24/2015

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)

NJ TRANSIT Trains Resume Service Into Penn Station After Power Problems

For the third day in a row, Amtrak power problems on Wednesday delayed thousands of commuters from getting to and from New York City.

07/22/2015

NJ Transit riders wait out delays at Penn Station. (Credit: @JSchoonejongen)

Overhead Wire Problem, Disabled Train Cause Headaches For NJ Transit Riders

New Jersey Transit trains were experiencing delays up to 60 minutes out of Penn Station on Monday evening.

07/20/2015

The NJ TRANSIT board votes on fare hikes and service cuts on July 15, 2015, in Newark. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Board Approves Fare Hikes

A monthly ticket will increase 9 percent, from $440 to $480.

07/15/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT To Vote On Plan For Cameras Monitoring Train Crews

The NJ TRANSIT Board will vote next week on a multi-million dollar contract to put new cameras on its trains.

07/10/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Engineers Vote To Strike, If Needed

NJ TRANSIT engineers have voted to strike if their contract dispute is not resolved.

07/09/2015

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