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After NYC mess, senators call for Amtrak funding
Three East Coast senators are highlighting the need for increased funding of Amtrak following two derailments at New York Penn Station.
Amtrak knew of track issues before NY Penn Station derailment
Amtrak knew of track problems before a New Jersey Transit commuter train derailed at New York’s Penn Station on Monday, April 3, turning the hub into a four-day quagmire of…
NY Penn: Two derailments in two weeks
Two trains have derailed at low speed on the complex interlocking plant at Penn Station New York in the space of two weeks. On April 3, at approximately 9:00 a.m.,…
Engineering NEC HSR safety
During late 2015, Amtrak conducted Vehicle Track Interaction (VTI) testing over a number of selected test sites in New England and New Jersey. This testing constituted a portion of the…
NJ Transit launches "Commuter Tool Kit"
NJ Transit unveiled a new cohesive customer campaign designed "to bring attention to a variety of “tools” available to customers on how to obtain transit information for a better travel…
On the air with Ernie Anastos
Ernie Anastos, anchor of the 6:00 news on WNYW-TV Fox 5 New York, is one of the best broadcast journalists I’ve come across in numerous television appearances during my nearly…
NTSB releases preliminary report into Hoboken train accident
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the preliminary report on the investigation of the New Jersey Transit accident at Hoboken Terminal that left one person dead and 110 injured.
NJT wreck: NTSB now has “usable data”
The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday, Oct. 6 that it obtained “usable data” from the event recorder and forward-facing video camera in the control (cab) car of New…
My gas tax is going up—finally!
Only one day after the tragic wreck of a New Jersey Transit commuter train at Hoboken Terminal came some positive news about transportation in the state, specifically, how it’s funded.…
New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund reauthorized
New Jersey officials reauthorized the state's Transportation Trust Fund at $2 billion a year for the next eight years.
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