Bartender Beaten Inside A PATH Train

One of the biggest fears of anyone who rides mass transit is to be attacked randomly during the trip. Unfortunately this nightmare scenario played out for a Christopher Street bartender who was not only attacked on a PATH train on his way home from work, but claims the Port Authority Police Department is not actively […]

MTA Announces Smart Card Fare Payment Pilot

Yesterday afternoon, the MTA announced it was teaming up with select partners on a Smart Card fare payment pilot. The pilot will include the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PATH), NJ Transit (NJT) and MasterCard Worldwide. Here are the details courtesy of a press release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), […]

Bloomberg Says WTC Hub Plans Must Be Scaled Back

In today’s edition of the Wall Street Journal, you can find a very strong editorial on the proposed World Trade Center Hub by Mayor Bloomberg. Lets get straight to his words on the project he feels must be scaled back as it is too complicated to build: The eyes of the world will again turn […]

PATH Service Restored

PATH commuters were able to breathe a sigh of relief yesterday as the morning commute went off without a hitch after service between 33rd Street and the Journal Square & Hoboken terminals was suspended for most of Tuesday due to a track fire between the Christopher and 9th Street stations . I spoke to a […]

PATH Commuters Face Tough Rush Hour Commute

Many riders are expected to & most likely already are facing a tough rush hour commute tonight. This is due to the service alert that has been out for a number of hours tonight which features a service suspension. Here is the entire press release courtesy of PATH PATH service between 33rd Street and the […]