NJ Transit

Plastic Wrap Causes Travel Nightmares

The day before Thanksgiving is always one of the heaviest travel days of the year. In a region like the tri-state area, this is just more added chaos to what is already the norm. Riders who especially deal with Penn Station know all about the chaos as it is a regular occurrence for them due […]

MTA Prepares For Potential NJ Transit Strike

With NJ Transit talks at the boiling point & nearing a potential strike, the MTA has announced preparations in case one occurs. Here are the details via the presser I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that a potential NJ TRANSIT work stoppage starting on or after Sunday, March 13, could mean some […]

NJ Transit Train Strikes Vehicle

Photo of the NJ Transit train & crushed Hyundai Sonata courtesy of Twitter user @andrewtavani. Approximately 400 passengers & crew on a northbound NJ Transit train had a nightmarish commute Thursday night after their train hit a car in Patterson. Paul Milo of NJ.com has more: A train struck a vehicle in Paterson Thursday night, […]

NJ Transit Leader Coming To The MTA?

That is the question being posed in some transit circles as rumors swirl that the MTA will soon name NJ Transit executive director Ronnie Hakim as the next president of NYC Transit. Andrew Tangel of the Wall Street Journal has more: Ronnie Hakim, NJ Transit’s executive director, is expected to be named to a top […]

Port Jervis Riders Will Uses Buses Over Trains

The MTA just announced that Port Jervis customers will be using buses to replace 5 midday trains from July through October due to repairs in the Otisville Tunnel. Here are the complete details: For three months beginning on July 15, workers will head into the 5,300-foot-long Otisville Tunnel on the Port Jervis Line to continue […]