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Fire Under Portal Bridge Shuts Down Multiple NJ TRANSIT Lines

Multiple NJ TRANSIT lines were suspended during the evening rush Monday due to a fire that broke out under the Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River.

08/04/2014

This photo shows an NJ TRANSIT bus driver doing paperwork behind the wheel. (Credit: Vivian Ha)

Another NJ TRANSIT Bus Driver Caught Distracted Behind The Wheel

It has happened again – a driver caught distracted behind the wheel of an NJ TRANSIT bus and turned in by an irate passenger.

08/01/2014

Police on the scene after a shooting on a NJ TRANSIT train platform in Elizabeth on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 People In Custody After Man Shot On NJ TRANSIT Train Platform In Elizabeth

Authorities said the shooting happened during a robbery attempt just before 5 a.m.

08/01/2014

Chewing gum decorates a wall underneath a railroad overpass in Maplewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Art Or Vandalism? Gum Wall In Maplewood Stirs Debate

A so-called work of art on a wall underneath a Maplewood railroad overpass is made up entirely of different kinds of chewing gum — globs of it, from one end to the other.

07/29/2014

Stranded commuters at Penn Station after a NJ TRANSIT train broke down on July 29, 2014. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Train Breaks Down Outside Hudson River Tunnel In NYC

Workers have removed a NJ TRANSIT commuter train that became disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in New York City.

07/29/2014

NJ TRANSIT bus (file/credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

2nd NJ TRANSIT Bus Driver Disciplined For Reading While Driving

NJ TRANSIT recently received cell phone video from a passenger on the Route 137 bus out of Toms River that purportedly shows the driver looking at an e-reader while the bus was stopped waiting to enter the bus lane to the Lincoln Tunnel.

07/17/2014

Multiple people were killed late Wednesday, July 9, in a crash in East Orange, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

3 Men Killed In Head-On Crash In East Orange, N.J.

Multiple people were killed Wednesday evening, and several others were injured, in a crash in East Orange, New Jersey.

07/09/2014

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NJ TRANSIT Approves Fifth Consecutive Budget With No Fare Hikes

For the fifth consecutive year, NJ TRANSIT approved a budget Wednesday that did not include any fare hikes.

07/09/2014

The scene on West 57th Street shortly after a brief downpour on Wednesday, July 9. (Credit: Adam Harrington/CBSNewYork)

Scattered Severe Thunderstorms Strike Tri-State Area Yet Again

Utility crews are busy and some commuters are facing delays after severe thunderstorms rolled through parts of the Tri-State area, downing trees and knocking out power.

07/09/2014

A passenger snapped this photograph of an NJ TRANSIT bus driver allegedly reading while driving a bus with 40 people onboard. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: NJ TRANSIT Bus Operator Caught Reading While Driving

A bus driver was allegedly caught reading Tuesday morning, while driving more than 40 passengers on his NJ TRANSIT bus.

07/08/2014

NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak Service Resumes After Overhead Wire Problem Suspends Trains

Service has been restored with residual delays after an overhead wire problem suspended service on NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak lines Tuesday morning.

07/08/2014

FILE -- Traffic in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Highest In Six Years As Millions Hit The Roads For July Fourth Weekend

AAA Mid-Atlantic says a gallon of unleaded gasoline rose to $3.68 last week.

07/03/2014

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Roads, Rails Expected To Be Packed For July Fourth Weekend Getaway

About 41 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles or more.

07/02/2014

A deadly crash on the George Washington Bridge snarled traffic for hours on June 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Deadly Crash Snarls Traffic For Hours On George Washington Bridge

Drivers were making it over the George Washington Bridge with ease Thursday night, but that certainly wasn’t the case earlier in the day.

06/12/2014

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NJ TRANSIT Quietly Releases Revised Hazard Response Plan

Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. said the plan is designed to address all hazards, not just major storms.

06/11/2014

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