NJ TRANSIT said it’s looking at fare hikes and service cuts to close a budget gap.
Among the increases is a 75-cent hike for a one-way ride from Metropark to New York. The proposed monthly rate for that route would rise by $26, to $310.
The driver, a 55-year-old woman from Yonkers, New York, and her passenger were both treated at hospitals for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a NJ TRANSIT bus Friday morning.
A NJ TRANSIT escalator at Secaucus Junction has been broken for months, sending people climbing about four flights of stairs.
A legislative report says fare revenue for NJ TRANSIT will top $1 billion next year, but fare hikes could be on the rise.
A funky smell is not growing on some New Jersey Transit train passengers.
A brush fire in Kearny, New Jersey caused major delays on NJ TRANSIT trains from Penn Station during the evening rush Thursday.
Service was suspended Wednesday afternoon in both directions after a flatbed truck flipped over onto the tracks and hit the transformer at a crossing on Route 27 in Iselin.
The head of NJ TRANSIT said Wednesday that a looming budget gap could force fare increases but that she will strive to make those less burdensome than the hikes instituted in 2010 that prompted heavy criticism from commuters.
Service was suspended earlier Wednesday morning after an electrical wire caught fire between River Edge and Oradell.
At least five cars were burned, but luckily no one was hurt. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New York City, Long Island and parts of New Jersey until 7 p.m. Thursday.
A winter storm warning was expected to remain in effect for most of the state until 7 p.m. The National Weather Service said 4 to 8 inches were possible.
Trains are beginning to run closer to schedule again after weather-related problems caused delays for commuters Thursday morning.