At his budget address on Tuesday afternoon, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy proposed increasing the state’s annual subsidy to New Jersey Transit by $242 million, to offset deep cuts during the Christie administration.
In the Trenton Transit Center on Thursday morning, New Jersey Governor Murphy announced a short term plan to try and turn around New Jersey Transit, the state’s floundering transportation agency.
On Tuesday afternoon, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced his selection of Kevin Corbett, an executive at transportation contractor AECOM, as the new Executive Director of the state transportation agency, pending board approval.
Amtrak’s Portal Bridge is one of those innocent facets of life you pass by, usually without noticing. However, if you mention it around any commuters from New Jersey, they will begin to shake their heads in agony.
It seems like New Jersey commuters cannot catch a break, after facing two straight days of signal problems, mechanical failures, and stalled trains across the region’s mass transit system.
The first day of the so-called “Summer of Hell” emergency track repair program at Penn Station appears to have largely gone off without a hitch.
Late Thursday night, another New Jersey Transit commuter train derailed at Penn Station. According to initial reports, the train was travelling in the vicinity of track 11, a part of the station that is scheduled to receive intensive maintenance beginning on Monday.