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New service for Raritan Valley rail riders

3-3-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Some Raritan Valley Line rail riders won't have to change trains in Newark anymore. New Jersey Transit on Monday will launch a new service that offers one-seat rides on the line into New York City during off-peak hours. ...

Amtrak using snow schedule in Northeast Corridor

3-2-14
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains. Amtrak says passengers should also expect fewer runs than normal on its Keystone Service, from ...
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Potholes Plague Palisades Parkway

2-28-14
Motorists say the New Jersey side of the Palisades parkway is worse than the New York portion.

Freight derailment causing NJ Transit delays

2-26-14
RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) — A derailed freight train is causing delays on commuter trains in New Jersey. New Jersey Transit says a Conrail train derailed near Rahway early Wednesday. That's causing delays of 30 to 45 minutes in both directions on ...

New World Trade Center PATH train platform opens

2-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority has opened a new PATH train platform at the World Trade Center. The new modernized platform will become part of the $4 billion trade center transportation hub. The transportation hub will open in phases through ...

Barge arrives in NJ with coveted road salt

2-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A barge carrying much-needed road salt has arrived in New Jersey as another winter storm approaches. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirms the barge carrying 9,500 tons of road salt has arrived from Maine to ...

NJ Transit board appoints Hakim as new director

2-24-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's public transportation agency has a new leader. NJ Transit's board of directors appointed Veronique "Ronnie" Hakim as the agency's executive director during a special meeting Monday in Newark. The 54-year-old Hakim ...
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Conflict of Interest Concerns Surface with Port Authority

2-24-14
Some have questioned Port Authority Board Chairman David Samson's involvement in a deal with NJ Transit that benefited his law firm.
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Route 35 Construction Snarls Traffic

2-24-14
The ongoing Route 35 construction project backed up motorists for hours over the weekend.

Jersey City mayor seeks public’s help on potholes

2-24-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City's mayor wants people to help him fix the city's pothole problem. The streets in New Jersey's second-largest city have been battered by snow and freezing temperatures and are now pockmarked with potholes. So ...