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February 19, 2013

Critics question NJ Transit’s on-time claims

Transit advocates and commuters questioned the agency’s claim of a 91% on-time rate for November, when Superstorm Sandy impacted the coast line for weeks, putting many trains out of operation. The system is also facing criticism over how it calculated its 96% on-time record for last year.


February 5, 2013

As traffic worsens, commuters allowing extra time for urgent trips

The Planning Time Index (PTI), a measure of travel reliability, illustrates the amount of extra time needed to arrive on time for higher priority events, such as an airline departure, just-in-time shipments, medical appointments or especially important social commitments.


November 29, 2012

Chicago RTA, advocacy group launch commuter challenge

drivelesslivemore.com allows commuters to track their modes of travel, see how they can reduce carbon emissions and become eligible for prizes such as transit rides, a folding bike and a Chicago “Stay-cation” hotel package.


October 24, 2012

Popular NJ Transit express train cut angers riders

With a 5:54 p.m. express train replaced by a 6:19 p.m. train that makes seven stops, commuters are put off schedule. The agency is putting observers on the trains and working on a solution.


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