Philly-NJ train evacuated; cars fill with smoke

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Passengers have been evacuated from a Philadelphia-to-New Jersey commuter train after an apparent motor problem that caused two train cars to fill with smoke. Officials said it was shortly after 5 p.m. Monday when the motor ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.23, down a penny from last week. That's also much lower ...

Sen. Gordon Demanding Answers from NJ Transit

Sen. Bob Gordon has called for hearings to look into operations at NJ Transit after the agency has gotten criticism for several incidents.

Commuter bus accident in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Several people have been taken to the hospital after a crash between a commuter bus and another vehicle in Plainfield. The accident happened at about 11:30 a.m. Friday. A New Jersey Transit spokesman says the bus was headed ...

Asm. O’Scalon: Studies Show Red Light Cameras Don’t Improve Safety

Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon says studies done by Brick Township on its red light camera program show that they do not improve safety.

Former Official Says Port Authority Heading in Right Direction

Former Port Authority official and Alan Vorhees Transportation Control Founding Director Martin Robins says that the Port Authority is taking a step in the right direction with a reform commission, but it still needs needs to make other changes.

Salt Supplies Low as Winter Storms Continue

Transportation was difficult on the roads and the rails during the latest winter storm. Many towns are facing a salt shortage this season.

Port Authority Plots 10-Year Capital Course, Drops ‘Director’

The Port Authority plans to extend the PATH system to Newark Airport, along with several other projects.

Burst water main in Newark

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A water main break in New Jersey's largest city is causing traffic problems. The pipe broke at the intersection of Bloomfield and Clifton avenues in Newark's North Ward. Several nearby streets are also closed while workers are ...

Hundreds of flights canceled at NYC area airports

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of flights have been canceled at New York City's area airports due to snow and freezing rain. The flight-tracking website FlightAware reports more than 50 percent of flights canceled at Newark Liberty International ...