New Federal Transportation Secretary Meets With Conn. LawmakersSecy. Anthony Foxx said investing in the nation's transportation system is the greatest example of what one generation can do for the next.
MTA To Invest Millions For Subway, Bus, Rail Service ImprovementsMost of the improvements, which are the result of additional state funds, increased revenue from toll and fare hikes and cost-cutting, will be phased in over the next year.
Sen. Charles Schumer Proposes 'Passenger Bill Of Rights' For LIRR RidersSchumer wants more to be done to help commuters navigate the system and stay informed during service changes.
Metro-North Railroad Adding 'Quiet Cars'Suburban commuters may soon be able to travel in a railroad car where the loudest noise is a subdued conversation.
AAA Declares War On Port Authority Toll Hikes, Says They Are IllegalThe American Automobile Association is demanding that the federal government put the breaks on huge rate hikes to cross the Hudson River that go into effect Sunday, calling the increase illegal and absurd.
Commuters Sound Off At New Haven Line Fare Hike HearingFares are likely going up on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line, but by how much? Commuters got their say at two hearings in Stamford on Tuesday.
Sen. Mendendez Warns NJT Derailment Sign Of Trouble To ComeThis morning's commute was much smoother, with NJ Transit having recovered from this week's derailment. But it might not be smooth for much longer.
MTA Chairman Jay Walder Announces ResignationJay Walder is resigning as chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority effective Oct. 21.
Cops On Alert At Tri-State Rail Stations After Al Qaeda Vows Revenge For Bin Laden KillingThe world's most wanted man is dead, but concerns over retaliation have commuters and police on guard at Penn Station and rail stations across the country.
Gov. Christie To Discuss Transportation Funding PlanWednesday's meeting was sponsored by the nonprofit Alliance for Action, a coalition of business, labor and government leaders.
Senator Wants Hudson Tunnel For High-Speed Rail"High-speed rail is right along the lines of what we need," said Sen. Bob Menendez. "It's what the world is doing."
Napolitano Stands Firm On Airline Security NeedsThe procedure for airline security screenings isn't likely to change significantly so long as air travel's terrorism threat remains, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday.
Christie Cites Cost Concerns In Scrapping Tunnel ProjectIn the end, it was all about dollars and cents.
Governor Christie Scraps NJ-NY Rail TunnelCiting the state's inability to pay for cost overruns on the rail tunnel project, Gov. Christie said Thursday he would not put taxpayers on a "never-ending hook."
Gov. Christie May Stop Trans-Hudson Tunnel In Its TracksThe nation’s most expensive transit project has been stopped in its tracks. Governor Chris Christie is threatening to permanently put the brakes on construction of a new tunnel that could make life easier for New Jersey commuters.