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Smoke in tunnel causes delays at NY Penn Station

1-24-14
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Transit trains into and out of New York Penn Station are delayed up to an hour after an earlier smoke condition in an East River tunnel caused a major backup. New Jersey Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. says smoke in one ...

Airports prep for arrival of Super Bowl visitors

1-23-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York area's airports are rolling out the welcome mat for visitors coming for the Super Bowl. Newark, Teterboro, LaGuardia and JFK airports will have customer service representatives and volunteers on hand to point ...

NY-NJ area ready for ‘mass transit’ Super Bowl

1-23-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As the Super Bowl approaches, organizers are getting ready for what they hope will be a big increase in the number of people using public transportation. They've already dubbed the game at MetLife Stadium the first "mass ...

AirTrain service resumes at Newark airport

1-23-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — AirTrain service has resumed at Newark Liberty International Airport. It was suspended on Wednesday after a sprinkler head broke and flooded the airport's rail terminal. Buses took passengers between Newark's Penn Station and ...

AP Exclusive: TSA mulls phone policy post-shooting

1-22-14
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is considering a policy change that would allow screeners to carry cellphones so they can quickly call for help in an emergency. The proposal is part of an ongoing review of the ...

Charter bus skids off I-80 in NJ

1-22-14
ROXBURY, N.J. (AP) — Three people sustained minor injuries when a charter bus skidded off Interstate 80 in northern New Jersey. State Police say the bus was headed east when it went down an embankment and into some trees in Roxbury on Tuesday ...
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Robins Says GWB Investigation Should Be Eye-Opener For Port Authority

1-20-14
Martin Robins says the GWB investigation should be an eye-opener for the Port Authority and cause legislators to form a bi-state commission to analyze what has gone wrong and come up with solution.

NJ-Beijing flight returns after turbulence; 5 hurt

1-16-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A commercial jet traveling from New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport to Beijing has experienced turbulence and been forced to return to the airport. Five flight attendants have suffered minor injuries. Port ...

US senator: No evidence NJ traffic study was legit

1-16-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator looking into the closures of lanes leading up to a major New Jersey bridge says he has received "zero evidence" that the closings were "part of a legitimate traffic study." Jay Rockefeller IV had sent a series of ...

No injuries when train, car collide in north NJ

1-14-14
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) — Rail service on New Jersey Transit's Bergen County line was briefly disrupted when a commuter train and car collided in northern New Jersey. No injuries were reported in the crash, which occurred late Tuesday afternoon in ...