U.S., New York/New Jersey: Gateway delay increases project cost by hundreds of millions of dollars, planners say

By Colleen Wilson, NorthJersey.com; August 28, 2020 A revised financial plan to fund the long-delayed Gateway project anticipates costs going…

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U.S.: New Jersey Transit, Amtrak commit to Portal Bridge replacement in 2021

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 28, 2020 New Jersey Transit’s board yesterday entered into an agreement with Amtrak to begin…

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U.S., New Jersey: Coronavirus has ‘decimated’ payroll, as some New Jersey Transit workers wait for paychecks

By Colleen Wilson, NorthJersey.com; April 23, 2020 For weeks, hundreds of NJ Transit employees, who have kept trains and buses running…

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U.S., New Jersey: NJ Transit natural gas plant in Kearny gets green light

By Peter D’Auria, The Jersey Journal, NJ.com; April 20, 2020 NJ Transit is moving forward with the construction of a…

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U.S., New Jersey: COVID-19 Claims New Jersey Transit’s Ray Kenny

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; April 18, 2020 New Jersey Transit Senior Vice President and General Manager…

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U.S., New Jersey: New Jersey Transit seeks $1.3 Billion in federal aid

From Bloomberg, Crain’s New York Business; March 19, 2020 NJ Transit is seeking $1.25 billion of federal aid to make…

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U.S., New York: U.S. Transportation Chief Backs Rehabilitation of Key New York City Rail Tunnel

By Reuters, The New York Times; February 27, 2020 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation supports the rehabilitation of…

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U.S., New Jersey: NJ Transit graduates more engineers, says it has hired the most in its history

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; December 11, 2019 Consider this class the Advanced Placement class of NJ Transit locomotive engineers, who…

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Freight railroads key to New Jersey’s transportation future | Opinion

By Chip Hallock, Northjersey.com; October 29, 2019 New Jersey’s key location and vast transportation assets—including seaports, airports and highways—make it…

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy touts River Line as economic engine

By David Levinsky, Burlington County Times; October 22, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy sees great potential in NJ Transit’s River Line.…

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New Jersey Transit graduates 7 new engineers in attempt to improve rail service

From News 12 New Jersey; October 16, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Transit officials welcomed seven new train…

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Gateway drug: An application seeking billions from the feds for a Hudson tunnel project between New Jersey and New York is chock full of misrepresentations

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; October 7, 2019 Forty five days ago, on Aug. 23, the Port…

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New Jersey Transit breaks ground on new Elizabeth train station on Northeast Corridor

By Bob Makin, Bridgewater Courier News; October 1, 2019 ELIZABETH – Construction of the new Elizabeth train station and platform…

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New Jersey Transit to offer weekend service at Avenel for first time in 34 years

By Staff, NJBIZ; September 6, 2019 New Jersey Transit is expanding weekday service by more than 40 percent and adding…

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New York and New Jersey: The Hudson Tunnel Projects trims $1.4 billion with new financial plan

A Press Release From the Gateway Program, Mass Transit Magazine; August 26, 2019 The project cost for the construction of…

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New Jersey commuters, rejoice! Newark Penn station is getting $18.4M upgrade.

By Allison Pries, NJ.com; August 20, 2019 The U.S. Department of Transportation has set aside $18.445 million to renovate and…

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Canadian National and CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering

A press release from Canadian National Railway; August 8, 2019: MONTREAL, Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX: CNR)…

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New Jersey Transit to ‘Humanize’ Conductors Who Face Commuter Wrath

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; August 7, 2019 New Jersey Transit will videotape train conductors on the job to try to…

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New Jersey Transit Marks 40th Anniversary Amid Commuter Complaints

By Brenda Flanagan, NJTV News; July 18, 2019 After wishing New Jersey Transit a happy 40th anniversary, advocates demanded more…

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New Jersey Transit debuting Heritage Coaches

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; July 16, 2019 New Jersey Transit is marking its 40th anniversary this…

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New Jersey: Will the Atlantic City Rail Line ever see improvements?

By COLT SHAW, Staff Writer, The Press of Atlantic City; June 29, 2019 ATLANTIC CITY — Kathleen Jurimas takes the 5:47…

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New Jersey Transit engineers refuse to work overtime as part of dispute. Your commute will get worse.

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; June 25, 2019 Commuter train engineers are protesting an alleged NJ Transit contract violation by refusing…

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Pennsylvania: Amtrak is suing SEPTA to raise its yearly rent from $1.00 to $1.5 million

By Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer; June 26, 2019 SEPTA has paid Amtrak a dollar a year for the last…

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From tolls to political appointments, here are the details behind the Gateway Commission

By Colleen Wilson, North Jersey Record; June 21, 2019 Tolls, commissioner appointment details and accountability features are spelled out in the…

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