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June 11, 2014

N.Y./N.J. officers arrest man for making terrorist threats

Paired with another report of a person carrying a gun on a New Jersey Transit light rail train, commuters experienced huge delays on Tuesday night.


May 30, 2014

Feds award $167M for Hurricane Sandy relief

The funds reimburse the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and New Jersey Transit for capital projects that are already under way under FTA pre-award authority, while also funding other projects that have not yet moved forward.


May 13, 2014

NJ Transit may begin selling online ads to private firms

The two-year trial program would culminate in a report examining whether the ads brought in enough money to make them worth the state’s effort.


July 17, 2013

Veolia wins NJ Transit contract renewal

The new Monmouth County Local Bus fixed-route service agreement is effective September 2013 and will run through September 2020.


July 2, 2013

N.J. bus operator goes 30 years without accident

Gerald Cameron, logging an estimated 825,000 miles accident free, touts his mirrors as his 'lifeline.'


April 18, 2013

NJ Transit expands MyBus Now program

First launched in fall 2012 as a pilot program serving Trenton-area bus customers, the system uses “smart bus” technology to provide customers with access to real-time bus arrival estimates to a specific bus stop within a 30-minute window.


April 11, 2013

N.J. receives $76M in Sandy relief funds

The funds, which come from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 passed by Congress and signed by President Obama, bring the total funding from the FHWA to $224 million.


March 4, 2013

NJ Transit spent $40M on Sandy repairs, wipes out OT savings

The transportation agency paid $2.9 million less in 2012 than it did in 2011 to employees cashing out their unused sick and vacation time. It also paid $4.1 million less in overtime from the previous year.


December 27, 2012

N.J. bus service receives 4 NABI vehicles

Salem County Community Bus Service received four new 2012 NABI transit buses from NJ Transit. The buses each accommodate 43 passengers and 19 standees.


August 23, 2012

NJ Transit boosts bus security over terrorism concern

The "BusSafe" counterterrorism and criminal deterrence program consists of bus patrols and increased inspections at transit terminals, garages and high-volume boarding areas.


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