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150810Flanagan

Senate Committee Hears Testimony About Amtrak Tunnels

8-10-15
After NJ Transit customers faced days of delays due to trouble in Amtrak's tunnel system, Amtrak's vice president spoke before a Senate committee about what can be done.
150803Cruz

Rail Crossing Upgrades Nearly Complete in Elmwood Park

8-3-15
Officials gathered at the Midland Avenue rail crossing in Elmwood Park, which tops the list of the most dangerous in the region. Upgrades to improve safety are expected to be done by the end of the summer.
150727Hill

Rail Problems Crossing the Hudson Cause Tension Between NJ Transit, Amtrak

7-27-15
Recent electrical problems on the railroads crossing the Hudson River have caused some delays for commuters. Due to the long delays and continuing problems, it has caused a firestorm of finger-pointing on who is to blame for the problems.
150721Robins

Former PA Planning Director: TTF Needs Revenue Source

7-21-15
Former Port Authority planning director and founding director of the Alan M. Vorhees Transportation Center Martin Robins says that the Transportation Trust Fund needs a revenue source to replenish its resources.
150715Flanagan

NJ Transit Board Votes to Increase Fares, Cut Some Service

7-15-15
NJ Transit fares will increase starting Oct. 1 an average of 9 percent with some service cuts going into effect Sept. 1.
150624Cruz

Transit Advocate Coalition Calls Out Democrats for Stiffing Commuters

6-24-15
The New Jersey For Transit Coalition rallied in Trenton criticizing Democrats who didn't fully fund NJ Transit in their proposed budget, which will likely lead to a 9 percent fare increase.
150616Flanagan

Red Light Cameras Still Collecting Data Despite Refusal To Renew Program

6-16-15
The Red Light Camera program came to an end after lawmakers refused to renew the state's red light camera pilot program. Although the program came to an end, The Traffic Safety Coalition says that the cameras may be out but they are still collecting data.
150616smoke

Proposed Bill Aims To Make Smoking With Minors in Cars Punishable

6-16-15
A proposed bill by Sen. Joseph Vitale aims to prevent drivers from smoking in a car with minors inside. Drivers could receive fines and in order to cite someone for smoking, police would have to stop the driver for some other traffic violations.
150521Cruz

Port Authority Reduces PATH Service in Hoboken

5-21-15
The Port Authority has increased the wait time for trains running from Hoboken to 33rd Street one minute, equaling a 14 percent service cut.
150520Flanagan

NJ Transit Commuters Concerned About Proposed Fare Hike

5-20-15
Those who get to work using NJ Transit have been expressing concerns at public hearings regarding the proposed 9 percent fare hikes.