New Jersey Transit

4 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Travel Hell

Traveling during this time of year is always difficult, but there are some steps you can take to make it cheaper and more comfortable.<p>I despise business travel in all its forms.<p>I hate sitting on a disabled New Jersey Transit car along with 500 other coffee-happy commuters who have just been told …

Air Travel

Attention, Commuters: Check Out Six Tips for a Smarter Ride

You may not be able to ditch your commute. But you can make it smarter.<p>Do you know that you can find out when your subway train or bus will arrive without leaving your desk? Or that thousands of E-ZPass account holders are needlessly paying full tolls at bridges and tunnels?<p>It’s not that the …

News (U.S.)

AAA expects 50 million Americans to travel over Thanksgiving

TransportationMore>><p>Posted:Monday, November 20 2017 7:09 AM EST2017-11-20 12:09:47 GMT<p>Updated:Monday, November 20 2017 7:49 AM EST2017-11-20 12:49:08 …

New Jersey

15 Internship Horror Stories That'll Make You Cringe

"They sent me, a 21-year-old kid, out with a potential murderer all day and didn’t tell me."<p>"I was an intern for a TV talk show in college. I was sent out alone one day to pick up a guest for the show from the airport, and was told to keep him occupied for a few hours until it was time to shoot. …

Careers

NJ Transit to order 113 double-deck EMU cars

NJ Transit has issued a call for tender for the supply of 113 double-deck EMU cars with a closing date for bids of February 15 2018. NJ Transit also …

Transit

Trump Wants More Big Infrastructure Projects. The Obstacles Can Be Big, Too.

President Trump says he is frustrated with the slow pace of major construction projects like highways, ports and pipelines. Last summer, he pledged to use the power of the presidency to jump start building when it became bogged down in administrative delays.<p>“No longer will we allow the …

Business

How to Get to Brooklyn From Newark Airport and Back

When booking a flight to Brooklyn, you can fly into Newark Liberty International Airport. Although many travelers utilize JFK or LaGuardia, Newark is …

Airports

Penn Station 'Winter of Hell' repairs to impact rush hour service

NEW YORK - Commuters who ride the rails are being warned to brace themselves for the sequel to the so-called Summer of Hell.<p>Amtrak says repairs at …

Penn Station

NJ Transit to adjust schedules for Amtrak winter track work

Top StoriesNew Jersey Top StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:58 AM EST2017-11-14 12:58:13 GMT<p>A man was shot and killed early Tuesday …

New Jersey

Suburbs: Turn Rail Station Parking Lots Into Affordable Communities

Building complete communities on the sprawling asphalt lots around regional transit hubs does the dual work of creating more affordability and accessibility, and de-incentivizing private car usage.<p>The U.S.’ booming metro areas—San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Boston–have run into something of …

Urban Design

How to Fly Without a Valid ID

My family and I recently returned from a really fun Miami getaway… but we encountered a hiccup that we’ve never experienced before. The night before …

Transit

This Alexa app helps companies manage their fleets

New Jersey-based <b>ARI</b> is trying to bringing voice recognition and artificial intelligence into a decidedly unsexy vertical: fleet management …

Transit

NJ Politics Digest: Menendez Verdict This Week?

The jury in Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial will begin deliberations all over again this morning after failing to reach a verdict last …

Steven Mnuchin

New Jersey is headed for 21st century with Gov.-elect Phil Murphy

New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy grew up several miles southwest of Kendall Square. With proximity to MIT, this section of Cambridge has been hailed …

Transit

Amtrak signal work to delay NJ Transit rail riders

New Jersey Transit rail riders could face delays because of Amtrak signal repairs over the weekend.<p>Passengers on NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor and …

Business

On infrastructure, take a page from Silicon Valley's book

Last month the biggest players in public transportation convened to shed light on the complications afflicting America’s infrastructure. Not …

Penn Station

44 NJ Transit engineers diagnosed with sleep apnea

NJ Transit sidelined 44 train engineers -- the people who actually drive the trains -- over the past year after testing required in the wake of a …

Transit

Construction Scores Major Wins in Off-Year Ballot

Construction and infrastructure-related measures fared quite well at the polls on November 7, in an off-year election that also saw …

Engineering

N.J. election 2017: What's open, what's closed (11/7/17), schools, mail, state offices, NJ Transit

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 (11/7/2017) is Election Day. It is a state holiday, meaning government offices will be closed.Tuesday, November 7, 2017, is …

Transit

Coming this winter: Simpler NJ Transit storm schedules

The phrase "NJ Transit trains will run on a modified schedule due to bad weather" can be enough to make a seasoned commuter choke on their morning …

Transit

The Sorry State of New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie’s election in New Jersey in 2009 augured a bumper crop of GOP reformers, and now progressives are hoping that a victory by Democrat Phil Murphy in the state’s gubernatorial election on Tuesday will presage an upswell of Sandernistas. One lesson from Mr. Christie’s tenure is that …

Opinion

Blue, Blue Windows: On Writing and Helplessness in the Age of Trump

I drank a lot of milkshakes last summer, sometimes two a day. I bought them at the Shake Shack in Grand Central on my way in and out of the city to …

Joni Mitchell

Car Hits NJ TRANSIT Train In Glen Rock, New Jersey

<b>GLEN ROCK, N.J. (CBSNewYork)</b> — A car hit an NJ TRANSIT train Sunday evening at a gate crossing in Glen Rock.<p>NJ TRANSIT told CBS2 that train No. 1876 …

Transit

NJ Transit Is Missing $2.4 Million in Fares From Worker Shortage

New Jersey Transit failed to collect $2.4 million in commuter-rail revenue over nine months because of short-staffing and passenger crowding, …

Business

New York Today: Terrorism and Tourism

<i>Good morning on this toasty Friday.</i><p>After the deadly terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday, in which six of the eight killed were international tourists, we wondered:<p><i>Will more foreign visitors</i> <i>avoid</i> <i>New York now?</i><p>With the New York City Marathon on Sunday and the holiday season approaching, we …

New York City

Conversations With the Candidates for New Jersey Governor

<b>Philip D. Murphy</b><p><b>On Property Taxes</b><p><b>Q:</b> <i>You mentioned that having the state fully fund its share of school spending is your main way to address property tax relief, but that’s a $9 billion commitment. How do you get to that?</i><p><b>A:</b> Well It’s nine billion dollars cumulatively over eight years, so it’s a six …

New York City

U.S. safety board blames deadly California bus crash on sleepy drivers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal safety board on Tuesday blamed a deadly 2016 bus crash in California on two sleepy drivers and criticized the Trump administration for dropping a proposal to require that commercial drivers be screened for sleep apnea.<p>A tour bus crashed into the back of a …

News (U.S.)

Undiagnosed sleep apnea a factor in deadly California bus crash

A federal safety board has determined that undiagnosed sleep apnea was a factor in a deadly bus crash in California last year, becoming just the …

Medicine

Inside the Crucial (and Costly) Fight to Fix New York’s Tunnels

<b>Superstorm Sandy</b> roared into New York City in October 2012 pushing a wall of water ashore just half an hour after high tide. The combined 14-foot …

Transit

NY's Public Transportation Ranked Best In North America?

This morning the B and Q were messed up, so I had to take three trains to work, two of which turned into other trains while I was on them. It was …

New York City