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NJ TRANSIT Executive Director Leaves With Criticized Record

The executive director of NJ TRANSIT announced his resignation Tuesday, leaving behind a record that includes a costly decision to leave rail equipment in the path of Superstorm Sandy and the image of thousands of fans stranded for hours after this month’s Super Bowl when trains couldn’t accommodate them.

02/18/2014

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train is seen at the Port Imperial station - Weehawken, NJ - Sep 25, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

2 Injured, 5 Arrested In NJ TRANSIT Train Brawl

One person was stabbed and another suffered facial lacerations in a large brawl that broke out Monday night on a NJ TRANSIT light rail train, railroad officials said.

02/18/2014

People board MTA bus after on the Lower East Side after snowstorm Feb. 5 (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Traffic And Transit Info On Cancellations, Delays Due To Nor’easter

Heavy snow, wind and rain wreaked havoc on area roads and mass transit Thursday.

02/14/2014

Snow-Covered Road In Mahwah, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Nor’easter Wallops New Jersey

Thursday’s nor’easter blanketed New Jersey, leaving many communities buried underneath more than a foot of snow.

02/13/2014

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Winter Storm Blowing Into Tri-State Area

Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.

02/12/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Train Experiences Minor Derailment En Route To Penn Station

The 3:16 p.m. train from Dover, N.J. was headed to Penn Station on the Morris/Essex line when the derailment occurred.

02/11/2014

Some bus stops in New Jersey had not been shoveled as of Feb. 7, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Mounds Of Snow Cleared From Some Bus Stops In Clifton, Hackensack

Bus stops on Route 3 and Route 4 were unplowed as of Friday, potentially putting riders in danger. But by Monday, crews were out removing snow and ice.

02/10/2014

Some bus stops in New Jersey had not been shoveled as of Feb. 7, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Snow-Covered Bus Stops Posing Serious Danger For Commuters

On Route 4 in Hackensack, N.J., commuters could be seen struggling, almost falling on frozen mounds of snow as they step out onto the street.

02/07/2014

Crowds waits for NJ TRANSIT trains during the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

State Lawmakers To Look Into NJ TRANSIT’s Super Bowl Planning

Initially, next month’s Senate Oversight Committee hearing was to focus on superstorm Sandy and the decision to store trains in flood-prone areas. But the focus will be expanded to examine other recent problems.

02/06/2014

A car stuck in the snow in Bergen County, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Winter Storm Knocks Out Power, Disrupts Travel In New Jersey

A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.

02/05/2014

Commuters walk through the MTA Subway at 42nd St/Times Square after there were delays with some of the trains due to inclement weather on February 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Robertson/Getty Images)

Commuters Stranded As Ice, Snow Wreaks Havoc On Mass Transit

Hundreds of commuters were left stranded Wednesday after a mix of snow and freezing rain caused icy conditions, signal problems and other issues during the morning commute.

02/05/2014

Light Rail sign "sorry for delays" (Billie Rama/CBSNewYork.com)

Storm Related Traffic & Transit Service Changes, Delays

Here’s a look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snow & Ice storm:

02/05/2014

The view at the start of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Peter Schwartz/WFAN)

Schwartz: Super Bowl Sequel? In A New York, New Jersey Minute!

Should New York and New Jersey be given another chance? In my opinion, the answer is “absolutely.” And that’s is a far cry from how I felt when we were awarded Super Bowl XLVIII.

02/05/2014

Fans wait in long lines to catch a return trip from MetLife Stadium after Super Bowl XLVIII. (credit: CBS 2)

‘We Did An Excellent Job': NJ TRANSIT Head Defends Super Bowl Performance

The head of New Jersey’s transit agency is defending the response to delays for thousands of fans leaving the Super Bowl by train, as officials sought to understand how ridership estimates could have been so far off base.

02/04/2014

Staten Island: Bard Avenue Snow

Staten Island Residents Complain About City’s Response As Snow Falls Again

As another snowstorm struck New York City Monday, residents of Staten Island complained about dangerous and unplowed streets – following similar complaints on the Upper East Side after a Jan. 21 snowstorm.

02/03/2014

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