NJ Transit

For our transit system, a 'national disgrace,' N.J. proudly hires only New Jerseyans | Editorial

Even when NJ Transit is desperately understaffed, it can't poach trained engineers from other lines in New York or Pennsylvania, thanks to this …

New Jersey

Please NJ Transit, don't take our trains away, commuters plead

With a four-month shutdown of this rail line's service starting Sept. 5, commuters are petitioning NJ Transit to stop it.If riders on NJ Transit's …

Trains

NJ Transit Penn Station Entrance Closed By Flood Damage

Crews are working to repair weekend flooding damage at the NJ Transit entrance on Seventh Avenue.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Weekend flooding caused …

Trains

NJ Politics Digest: Who Is New Jersey’s Real Leader?

New Jersey’s Constitution makes its governor one of the most powerful in the nation. But, this year, the talk in Trenton is about the power of …

New Jersey

Taking your chances with NJ Transit | Sheneman cartoon

Let 'er ride.

New Jersey

The most immediate fix for NJ Transit: manpower | Editorial

They have 335 engineers. They need 385. You can't run a railroad this way. Watch videoYour rail commute is a fiasco because NJ Transit doesn't have …

New Jersey Transit

NJT saves its worst for South Jersey riders | Editorial

Why did NJTransit choose to shut down its increasingly important Atlantic City rail line for months to install improvements, when no other line was …

Trains

Flash Flooding Damages Penn Station, Limits Access

Flash flooding that hit the tri-state area on Saturday left part of Penn Station with water damage, forcing the station to close off the area.<i><br>This</i> …

New Jersey Transit

Get ready for a commuter apocalypse

<i>It’s a good thing that New York is the city that never sleeps — since it takes all day to get anywhere.</i><p><i>A perfect storm of subway repairs, highway</i> …

Transportation

Kean: Lifting residency requirements would help NJ Transit staffing issues

State Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean Jr. believes lawmakers can help address problems at NJ Transit by lifting residency requirements for state officials, although state Senate President Steve Sweeney remains skeptical.<p>The bus and rail agency, which has been forced to cancel dozens of trains in …

New Jersey

Route 495 Ramp Closes Tonight, Shut Down For Nearly 3 Years

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – Friday night starts the nearly 3-year-long closure of the 31st Street ramp from Kennedy Boulevard to Route 495 westbound as …

New Jersey

Day after Murphy remarks, more commuter trains cancelled

Another morning commute has meant more commuter trains cancelled.<p>New Jersey Transit cancelled at least six trains Friday morning due to equipment …

Trains

Train station to remain a sweat lodge for thousands until next week

The air conditioning is out in the Secaucus station, and officials said it won't be fixed until next week.Commuters will continue to swelter in the …

New Jersey

Murphy in Hamptons this weekend for ‘super exclusive’ Apollo fundraiser

Two days after returning from an 11-day vacation to Italy, Gov. Phil Murphy is leaving New Jersey for a weekend of hobnobbing with celebrities at an exclusive charity event in the Hamptons.<p>The governor’s public schedule today said he would leave New Jersey this afternoon to travel to New York and …

New Jersey

NJ Transit trains delayed, canceled (again!) Friday morning

A train became disable near the Metuchen stationAnother day, more problems for beleaguered NJ Transit passengers. On Friday morning, riders on the …

Trains

Murphy should oppose misleading, dangerous rail 'transparency' bill | Opinion

For our security against terrorist threats, the state shouldn't force private freight railroad carriers to make railroad routes and precise content …

New Jersey

A day at the Jersey Shore: Asbury Park (PHOTOS)

An overcast day didn't diminish the fun for many during a recent trip to the beach in Asbury Park. The town's beach is a mile long and has been …

Asbury Park

Murphy concedes he ‘underestimated the mess’ at NJ Transit

NEWARK — Gov. Phil Murphy, returning from an 11-day vacation in Italy, landed in the middle of a raging transportation crisis on Thursday and conceded he had “underestimated the mess” former Gov. Chris Christie had left him at NJ Transit.<p>Murphy, a Democrat who took office seven months ago promising …

Trains

NJ Transit to invest more as PTC pressure prompts service cuts

USA: On August 8 New Jersey Transit announced that it would be spending $3·8bn in the 2019 financial year as the commuter railroad seeks to address …

Trains

New Jersey Governor, Back From Vacation, Faces Rail Commuters’ Fury

Governor Phil Murphy, on the job for seven months, pinned New Jersey Transit’s commuter-train troubles on his predecessor, Republican Chris Christie, …

Trains

Quick Fixes Elusive as NJ Transit Rail Cancellations Persist

Inside an air-conditioned conference room Wednesday, New Jersey Transit board members got an earful from commuters and rail advocates frustrated by dozens of last-minute train cancellations, while out in the sweltering heat more rail riders suffered another day of misery.<p>Dozens of trains have been …

Trains

NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor Service Suspended

New Jersey Transit says rail service has been suspended on a stretch of the Northeast Corridor line after a person was struck and killed along the …

Trains

NJ Politics Digest: As Commuters Fume and Sweat, NJ Transit Says No Relief in Sight

Gov. Phil Murphy included a pledge to fix problems at NJ Transit as part of his promise to show New Jersey taxpayers they were getting good value for …

New Jersey Politics

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Phil Murphy Addresses NJ Transit Mess

A series of problems involving NJ Transit has compelled Gov. Phil Murphy to address the issues. Watch the press conference live.<p>A series of problems …

New Jersey Transit

Governor Murphy Meets with NJ Transit Leaders

Aug 9, 2018<p>Governor Phil Murphy is meeting with New Jersey Transit leaders on Thursday amid a series of problems at the railroad.<p>At least 20 trains …

Trains

Murphy returns home to address transit system in shambles

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is back from vacation and set to meet with New Jersey Transit officials as the state’s rail system …

New Jersey

Canceled train? Blame the engineer who didn't show up, NJ Transit boss says

While NJ Transit's boss Kevin Corbett said there is no excuse for a rash of canceled trains, he details why engineer absences cause commuter chaos.

New Jersey

NJ TRANSIT gets a little more money as riders complain — MURPHY to be briefed on railroad— STATE SUPREME COURT sides with legislature, unions in old civil service fight with Christie

<b>The governor today is jumping into the NJ Transit crisis</b> today after being on vacation in Italy for most of it.<p><b>Murphy will attend a “NJ Transit briefing” at the agency’s headquarters in Newark</b>. Cliff notes version: It’s really bad.<p><b>The railroad is still a mess, and</b> — this is not a matter of opinion …

New Jersey

I underestimated the NJ Transit mess, but I'll fix it, Murphy says

Gov. Phil Murphy admitted that he underestimated the extent of NJ Transit's problems and promised Thursday to put commuters "on a pedestal."<p>The …

New Jersey

Welcome back, Gov. Murphy, but you can't fix Transit with magic money | Mulshine

During his campaign last year, Phil Murphy proposed that he would fix N.J. Transit by establishing a dedicated funding source; instead he raised …

Income Tax