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November 13, 2014

NJ TRANSIT in land battle with mobster's family

NJ TRANSIT acquired land from the family of Carmine Franco in early 2010 by condemnation for about $1.6 million, but the family went to court seeking higher compensation. In 2012, a jury said the family deserved $8 million, and the transit agency is appealing the award.


November 12, 2014

5 ways riders skip out on fares

NJ TRANSIT Enforcement officers periodically check passengers' tickets, but are not at every station every day. For some, their absence is an invitation for some passengers not to buy a ticket.


October 29, 2014

NJ transit agencies preparing for future Sandy-like storms

While NJ Transit and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey continue repairing damages created by Hurricane Sandy, both are also simultaneously making preparations for similar storms that may occur in the future.


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.


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