Two people were killed and several more were injured Monday afternoon when an NJ TRANSIT bus and a car were involved in a crash near Atlantic City.
People all across the Tri-State marked the unofficial start of summer by hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend — and severe storms Friday evening made for a miserable commute.
Repairs have been completed on New Jersey Transit’s Montclair-Boonton Line. Part of the line was closed on Thursday and Friday due to erosion from Wednesday night’s storm.
Executive Director Ronnie Hakim told a state Senate committee on Thursday that the agency’s expenses for getting fans to MetLife Stadium during Super Bowl week tallied $7.2 million, including overtime.
Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.
The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.
Flooding and other storm damage left by heavy rains Wednesday caused transit problems Thursday for commuters.
The train line connecting Amtrak and New Jersey Transit to Newark Liberty International Airport will be suspended for 21/2 months for repairs.
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.
The transit agency surrendered the number in question in 2008. The phone company apparently reassigned it.
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.
Officials are advising commuters who use the Pulaski Skyway that last week was the exception, not the norm.
The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.
Customers were directed off an NJ TRANSIT train in Hoboken Friday evening after two trains came into contact.
A brush fire billowing thick black smoke has burned 35 to 40 acres in a marshy part of central New Jersey.