New Jersey Transit’s Atlantic City Rail Line to reopen early with added service

By MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST & COLT SHAW, Staff Writers, Press of Atlantic City; April 17, 2019 ATLANTIC CITY — NJ…

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Artist who painted New Jersey Transit station mural is killed by train

By Dan Alexander, New Jersey 101.5; April 11, 2019 SPRING LAKE — A woman was struck and killed crossing the…

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New York and New Jersey: Amtrak Says Gateway Project Will Be Built and Everyone Must Pay

By Mark Niquette and Ryan Beene, Bloomberg; April 4, 2019 Amtrak executives say a new rail tunnel linking New York…

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New Jersey Transit Begins Trans-Hudson Contingency Planning

By Jared Kofsky, Jersey Diggs; April 1, 2019 To many commuters who travel daily between New Jersey and Manhattan, the…

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It’s a Dunkin’ employee’s job to open this New Jersey train station every morning

By Gwen Ihnat, The Takeout; March 22, 2019 The Hamilton train station in New Jersey has an unusual setup: The…

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Opinion – Stop digging: We have to build a cheaper, smarter Hudson tunnel

By The Editorial Board, New York Daily News; March 25, 2019 Two components of Amtrak’s Gateway boondoggle — plans to…

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Governor Phil Murphy orders New Jersey Transit to announce restoration date for Atlantic City Rail Line

By David Levinsky, Burlington County Times; February 26, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy said he ordered NJ Transit Executive Director Kevin…

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Northeast Corridor Gateway Tunnel Project gains funding in budget bill; Senator Menendez vows to complete project

By Staff, NJBIZ.com; February 15, 2019 U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., a ranking member of the Senate’s transit subcommittee, applauded…

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New Jersey commuters crammed into New York Penn Station’s ‘pit’ will get some relief from $6.5M project

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; February 13, 2019 New Jersey commuters used to being jammed into a waiting area they’ve nicknamed…

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New Jersey Transit makes good on late payments to Amtrak totaling $189 million

By Daniel J. Munoz, NJBIZ.com; February 13, 2019 New Jersey Transit caught up on roughly $189 million it owed to…

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Video: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Talks New York Penn Station Improvements

From CBS New York 2; February 13, 2019 New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says NJ TRANSIT has settled its debt…

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Feds say New Jersey Transit doesn’t need its OK to reopen Atlantic City line

By Colt Shaw, Staff Writer, PressofAtlanticCity.com; February 5, 2019 For weeks, one of the reasons given for the continued shutdown…

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New Jersey Transit to start restoring PTC-impacted services in Q2

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 28, 2019 New Jersey Transit late last week announced plans to begin restoring rail service…

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New Jersey Republicans urge Congress to examine Amtrak operations

By Staff, NJBIZ.com; January 25, 2019 The New Jersey Assembly transportation committee approved a resolution Thursday urging Congress to examine…

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New Jersey Transit recruits hundreds of train engineers and bus operators

By David Hutter, NJBiz; January 18, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy met Thursday with New Jersey Transit employees who are training to…

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Governor Phil Murphy vowed to fix New Jersey Transit. A year later, can riders see it?

By Curtis Tate, North Jersey Record; January 14, 2019 It’s been a year since Gov. Phil Murphy took office, and…

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New Jeersey Transit installs Kenny as Senior Vice President, General Manager of rail operations

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 7, 2019 New Jersey Transit‘s board late last week approved the appointment of Raymond Kenny…

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New Jersey Transit met safety deadline. But it had to do some weird things

By Curtis Tate, North Jersey Record; January 3, 2019 Yes, NJ Transit finished the required work on a safety system…

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Is that an empty car on the train? Yes, but it’s actually helping commuters, New Jersey Transit says

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; January 3, 2019 Why is there an empty rail car that is unavailable to commuters in…

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How did New Jersey Transit epically fail commuters in 2018? Let’s count the ways

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; December 26, 2018 When Gov. Phil Murphy appointed a new transportation commissioner in January, he called…

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Feds award PTC grants to Amtrak for the Southwest Chief route, Metra and New Jersey Transit

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 21, 2018 U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) yesterday announced $9.16 million in federal funding toward…

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New law provides oversight of New Jersey Transit, a voice for South Jersey riders

By Colt Shaw, Staff Writer, Press of Atlantic City; December 20, 2018 Disgruntled rail riders were handed a megaphone Thursday,…

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Four rail topics from Politico’s Morning Transportation

AV START window narrows despite shutdown staredown By SAM MINTZ, With help from Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; December 18,…

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Bombardier’s New Jersey Transit Win Softens ‘Astonishing’ Blow in Canada

By Frederic Tomesco and Oliver Sachgau, Bloomberg; December 12, 2018 Bombardier Inc. got a split decision in its accelerated push…

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