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Sunday | CBS Local

First Rush Hour Of Pulaski Project Will Be Big Test For Many Commuters

The first day of the two-year closure of the inbound Pulaski Skyway arrived Saturday, though the real test of the new traffic patterns won't come until Monday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads

Wed Apr 09, 2014

News12.com

NJ Transit expands 'quiet commute' program

New Jersey Transit officials are expanding the agency's Quiet Commute program. Executive Director Veronique "Ronnie" Hakim said Tuesday the service will be expanded to off-peak trains that serve the Hoboken Terminal.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily Princetonian

Amid Dinky ridership decline, bus ridership rises

Ridership for the Dinky train line, which runs between the University and Princeton Junction, declined by 10.4 percent from October to December of 2013 as compared to the same period in 2012, according to New Jersey Transit, the state-owned company that operates the train line.

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Related Topix: Princeton Junction, NJ, Transportation, Railroads

Washington Times

Newark Airport AirTrain to be suspended 75 days

Officials at the Port Authority say service on the AirTrain that serves Newark Liberty International Airport will be suspended for 75 days starting on May 1. The AirTrain station that links to New Jersey Transit and Amtrak trains along the Northeast Corridor rail line will also be closed during the service suspension.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

NJ Transit to conduct top-to-bottom safety review

At its monthly board meeting Tuesday, the agency approved about a half-million dollars on an outside consultant to conduct a comprehensive safety review.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Transportation, Railroads, Pittsford, NY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

News12.com

Charlie Davis sues New Jersey Transit over medical marijuana job suspension

A New Jersey Transit clerk is suing after the agency suspended him for using medical marijuana to treat his end-stage renal failure.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Transportation, Railroads

NJ.com

The best guide for life: Little Golden Books

On a particularly awful day this week, the sort where you need to muster all of your strength to take the next step, I was thinking about the most basic lessons.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

News12.com

Buses face delays in, out of New York City

There's a problem on the road leading to the Lincoln Tunnel and that's causing problems for bus riders.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Railroads

Wed Mar 26, 2014

MyFoxNY

Brush fire causing train service delays

New Jersey Transit train service between Newark and New York City has been restored after a brush fire near the tracks in Kearny caused a disruption.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Transportation, Railroads, Newark, NJ, Kearny, NJ, New Jersey

Asbury Park Press

NJ Transit resumes service impacted by brush fire

New Jersey Transit says rail service between Newark Penn Station and New York Penn Station is now back to normal.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Railroads

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

One Dead + Several Injured in New Brunswick Train Station Accident

New Jersey Transit says a man was struck and killed by a train at a central New Jersey station, and four other people standing nearby were hit by parts of his body.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Transportation, Railroads, New Jersey

AlertNet

Man killed by New Jersey commuter train as he leaned over platform edge

A man was struck and killed on Tuesday by a New Jersey commuter train as he leaned over the edge of a station platform, a New Jersey Transit official said.

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New York Daily News

One dead, three injured by 'debris' after person hit by train at New Brunswick, N.J. station: police

Police say one person was hit and killed by a train at the New Brunswick, N.J. train station.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, Transportation, Railroads

WABC 7

1 dead, 3 hurt at train station in New Brunswick

One person was killed and three others injured at a New Jersey Transit train station in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, Transportation, Railroads, Canada

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Work on Mahwah trestle will close road for 2 weeks

New Jersey Transit began work Monday morning on the trestle. East Ramapo Avenue between Erie Plaza and South Railroad Avenue will be closed Monday through Thursday from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Then, Friday at 10 p.m. the road will close continuously until Sunday at 6 p.m. Motorists may detour via Island Road to Route 202 or Island Road to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads, Mahwah, NJ

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Driver escapes serious injury when train hits car

NJ Transit says the accident involving a northbound North Jersey Coast Line train occurred around 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the White Road railroad crossing in Little Silver.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Transportation, Railroads, Little Silver, NJ

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Accident in Lincoln Tunnel causes heavy delays, diverts NJ Transit buses

New Jersey Transit buses are facing delays up to an hour out of New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal because of an accident at the Lincoln Tunnel.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads, Secaucus, NJ

Tue Mar 18, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

Judges Say It's OK to Move Princeton Train Station

A New Jersey appeals court says a train station can be moved to make room for a new arts center at Princeton University.

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Related Topix: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Princeton Junction, NJ, Transportation, Railroads

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Asbury Park Press

NJ Transit running extra buses to St. Patrick's Parade in NYC

New Jersey Transit will operate extra bus service to and from New York City's St. Patrick's Parade.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads

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