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October 24, 2014

NJ TRANSIT adding more Wi-Fi

A NJ TRANSIT spokesperson said there will be an additional 30 stations by the end of the year and the next implementation will be on board trains


October 8, 2014

NJ TRANSIT could lead Glassboro-Camden rail plans

In July, the FTA informed the Delaware River Port Authority that they would not perform the necessary environmental study because "no agency has said it would build or operate the line."


October 2, 2014

Bombardier wins NJ TRANSIT ops, maintenance contract

The company's scope of work under the new contract, effective March 14, 2015, will include train operations, dispatching, vehicle maintenance as well as maintenance for all right of way, facilities and signaling infrastructure.


September 23, 2014

U.S. DOT awards $3.6B in disaster relief funds

Approximately 90% of the funds will be invested in resilience projects primarily in New York and New Jersey, where transit systems sustained the worst of the storm damage, with the remainder going towards projects in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.


September 12, 2014

NJ Transit plans move to larger buses, railcars

Move to multilevel railcars would increase available seats by 6% while decreasing the number of railcars in the fleet, while switching to 45-foot buses would increase overall seating capacity by 7%, according to the agency.


September 11, 2014

NJ Transit expands mobile ticketing app to bus system

Previously available only to rail customers, MyTix will now enable bus customers in southern New Jersey to purchase and display monthly passes using their smart phones.


September 10, 2014

NJ Transit to add first deputy executive director in 12 years

Executive Director Veronique Hakim will continue to oversee rail and bus transportation instead of passing it to a subordinate, according to the report. Neil S. Yellin would oversee "non-operating" departments, such as customer service, communications and corporate affairs.


August 12, 2014

Limited rail capacity hindered NJ Transit service for Super Bowl, report finds

Commissioned by the NJ Transit board of directors, the report did note shortcomings, but said the agency performed 'admirably' in transporting fans to MetLife Stadium for the event.


June 17, 2014

NJ Transit adding 63 more MCIs

The buses would replace the current fleet of 14-year-old buses fueled by CNG, which are now in service on Route 9.


June 12, 2014

NJ Transit develops emergency management plan

There are seven plans in all, including separate documents for each mode of transportation — bus, light rail and commuter rail — as well as plans for the NJ Transit Police Department and disability services and a corporate plan.


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