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Heavy rains caused the collapse of a retaining wall and a mudslide onto the Metro-North Hudson line north of Yonkers on Wed., April 30, 2014.  (Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit)

Metro-North, NJ TRANSIT Cleaning Up After Storm Damage, Mudslides

Flooding and other storm damage left by heavy rains Wednesday caused transit problems Thursday for commuters.

05/01/2014

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

Newark Airport AirTrain To Close For Repairs Through July 15

The train line connecting Amtrak and New Jersey Transit to Newark Liberty International Airport will be suspended for 21/2 months for repairs.

04/30/2014

Officials at the Hudson Yards site on Manhattan's West Side - May 30, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

$185 Million Manhattan Tunnel Leads Nowhere, For Now

The 800-foot-long concrete trench could someday lead to two new commuter rail tunnels under the Hudson River to New Jersey, but that will happen only if the billions needed to build them ever materialize.

04/28/2014

Using the phone (File Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Woman Calling NJ TRANSIT Customer Service Reaches Dating Line Instead

The transit agency surrendered the number in question in 2008. The phone company apparently reassigned it.

04/24/2014

Penn Station (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Service Resumes After Overhead Wire Troubles Slow NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Trains

Trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours Thursday morning due to downed overhead wires at Penn Station.

04/24/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Urge Pulaski Skyway Commuters To Use Mass Transit

Officials are advising commuters who use the Pulaski Skyway that last week was the exception, not the norm.

04/21/2014

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

Former 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

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