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February 19, 2014

NJ Transit head resigns, replacement named

The current executive director of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Veronique (Ronnie) Hakim, was named as James Weinstein's replacement. The move is expected to be completed by March 1.


July 11, 2013

NJ Transit passes FY 2014 budget

The board approved a $1.941 billion operating budget and a $1.228 billion capital program for the fiscal year that started July 1, 2013.


June 13, 2013

NJ Transit to add Wi-Fi on rail system

Board of directors authorized the agency to enter into a public-private partnership with Cablevision to offer high-speed wireless Internet access at stations and onboard trains.


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.


January 30, 2013

NJ Transit seeking deputy executive director

The search began after the ill-fated decision by NJ Transit to leave trains in rail yards in Kearny and Hoboken that ended up underwater during Hurricane Sandy, causing $100 million in damage.


March 9, 2011

NJ Transit unveils ‘Scorecard’ system, requests feedback

A system of metrics is currently in development to provide a baseline for measuring NJ Transit’s performance in the areas of customer service, safety and security, financial health and service accountability. Executive director James Weinstein asked for help from riders, by participating in the first customer survey in April.


February 24, 2011

NJ Transit to introduce performance initiative

Will use metrics to set corporate-wide standards of accountability and create transparency for the public, helping the agency to make strategic decisions to maximize its resources as well as illustrating how the agency is managing its bottom line.


September 14, 2010

NJ Transit halts Hudson River tunnel project

The hiatus comes after five months of review by the FTA and NJ Transit officials to finalize the federal government's contribution to the project.


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