NJ Transit

In this series published in Railway Age's September, October and November 2015 issues, Contributing Editor Alfred E. Fazio examines the possibilities and engineering requirements for high- or higher-speed rail in…
The fall foliage that bursts forth in the Northeastern United States is a beautiful thing to see—except when the leaves collect on railroad tracks, creating wheel slippage problems. That’s when…
Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) 248 has issued recommendations to settle a contract dispute between New Jersey Transit and the Rail Labor Coalition of 14 unions representing 4,300 union workers that…
National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) President and CEO Jim Mathews issued a statement responding to the recent incidents that have affected intercity and commuter rail operations in the New…
Facing an approximate $56 million budget gap for its 2016 fiscal year, New Jersey Transit’s Board of Directors on July 15, 2105 adopted a FY2016 operating budget and capital program…
CBS News legends Edward R. Murrow, Fred Friendly, Charles Kuralt and Walter Cronkite must be turning over and hurling in their graves.
Flexible, cost-effective, and safe, Amtrak’s innovative Mobile Passenger Scaffolding benefits passengers and work crews alike.
New Jersey Transit has appointed Robert M. Lavell as Vice President and General Manager of Rail Operations.
New Jersey Transit has implemented a $2.019 billion operating budget and a $1.203 billion capital program for the fiscal year that started July 1, 2014.
James Weinstein, executive director of New Jersey Transit, the nation’s third-largest public transportation agency, announced Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, that he has resigned effective March 2. New Jersey Governor Chris…
The PBS series AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will premiere “The Rise and Fall of Penn Station,” produced by Randall MacLowry, on Feb. 18, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Amtrak has announced it will utilize New Jersey Transit's Secaucus Junction Station, located on its Northeast Corridor, to help deliver customers to and from Super Bowl XLVIII, being held at…
New Jersey Transit has completed systemwide rollout of its mobile rail ticketing, MyTix, expanded it to the Northeast Corridor and Atlantic City Rail Line. MyTix enables customers to purchase and…
New Jersey Transit on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, launched "a commemorative, unlimited ride SUPER PASS that will speed travel for customers utilizing the agency's transit system throughout Super Bowl Week."
New Jersey Transit's Pennsauken Transit Center is expected to open next month, with Sunday, Oct. 13, a possible target date, according to the New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers (NJ-ARP).
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and U.S. Secretary of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced plans for "NJ TransitGrid" Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, to make passenger rail infrastructure in the Garden…
In his 65-year railroading career, New Jersey Transit’s Frank Bookstaver has seen and worked through more changes in the industry than most railroaders would care to admit—and he’s proud of…
Two advocacy groups on Monday, June 24, 2013 filed a petition with the Surface Transportation Board to block New Jersey Transit Corp. and Princeton University from hacking away at NJT's…
Eight New York State legislators are urging the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to pursue an elusive "one-seat ride" to New York-Penn Station for Rockland and Orange county residents, tying it to…
Criticized for its response last fall to Superstorm Sandy, and the resultant damage to much of its rolling stock, New Jersey Transit has responded by securing storage space at two…
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