Friday, March 8, 2013
NJ Transit plans to operate a regular weekday schedule on Friday. Depending on the impact of the storm, it may be necessary to modify service as conditions change.
As snow continues to fall on Friday, it is sure to give headaches to commuters trying to get home for the weekend. Here are the latest updates from DeCamp Bus Lines and NJ Transit as of 2:45 p.m. on Friday. Stay tuned for further updates. DeCamp Bus Lines DeCamp Bus Lines will be cross-honoring NJ Transit bus and rail tickets through the end of Friday. The bus line posted on its website to anticipate delays. NJ Transit NJ Transit will cross-honor tickets statewide through the end of Friday. NJ Transit will allow customers to use tickets or passes on an alternate travel mode — rail, bus or light rail, as well as private carrier buses. All customers are strongly advised to check njtransit.com before traveling for up-to-the-minute service …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A NJ Transit train collided with a tractor-trailer in Little Falls Wednesday morning and injured 10 people, two of them seriously.
[UPDATED 4:15 p.m.] Updates to include revised information on power outage from PSE&G spokeswoman. A NJ Transit passenger train slammed into a tractor-trailer in Little Falls, Wednesday morning, injuring several people, backing up traffic on Pompton Avenue and cancelling trains along the Montclair-Boonton line. PSE&G crews were originally supposed to disable power in Little Falls around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to work on damaged power lines, but were unable to do so until the damaged tractor-trailer was removed, PSE&G spokesperson Kristine Snodgrass told Patch at 4 p.m. Wednesday. As of that time, the truck had yet to be removed and power had not been disrupted to Cedar Grove or Little Falls because the truck needed to be righted and towed …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The line has been out of service since Hurricane Sandy hit in October 2012.
Many commuters are getting their usual commute back. Direct PATH service between the World Trade Center and Hoboken — which has been suspended since Hurricane Sandy three months ago — is scheduled to resume Wednesday morning at 6 a.m., the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Tuesday. The line is that last one to resume service. For this first time since October 29, 2012, the PATH system is running normally during weekdays again. Round the clock service has also been fully restored, running between Newark and 33rd Street via Hoboken and Newark to World Trade Center. Overnight service between Newark and World Trade Center was restored on Monday. Exchange Place and World Trade Center Stations will remain closed weekends …
Work is still being done to resume service on the WTC to Hoboken line.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Monday that round-the-clock service has been restored on the WTC to Newark line. The WTC to Hoboken line remains out of service, but construction is ongoing, the Port Authority announced. "Crews continue to work around-the-clock to return weekday Hoboken to World Trade Center service and weekend service between Newark and the World Trade Center," the press release stated. "Those are the final segments of service yet to be restored." The Exchange Place and World Trade Center Stations remain closed weekends from 10 p.m. Fridays through 5 a.m. Mondays during the month of February. This measure is to allow crews uninterrupted time to complete necessary repairs.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Port Authority announced the restoration of 24/7 service. The Hoboken-WTC line remains suspended for now.
For the first time since Hurricane Sandy last fall, PATH service will be 24/7, according to an announcement from the Port Authority on Wednesday morning. As of Wednesday night, PATH trains will again be running between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. The round the clock service has been restored on the Hoboken to 33rd Street line, Newark to World Trade Center Line and the Journal Square to 33rd Street line. Service between Hoboken and the World Trade Center remains suspended for now and could take at least another month. "Currently, the Port Authority is awaiting delivery of key switch and signal parts from a third-party manufacturer," the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey stated in its press release on Wednesday. The Hoboken PATH…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Trains will be tested soon at the Hoboken location, according to the Port Authority.
The Hoboken PATH station is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday for service to midtown Manhattan, according to an announcement from the City of Hoboken. Service will start at 5 a.m. and will operate seven days a week between 5 a.m. till 10 p.m. The restoration of 24/7 PATH service is expected by the end of the year in time for New Year’s Eve. Direct PATH service between Hoboken and the World Trade Center remains several weeks away pending ongoing repairs. “The reopening of the Hoboken PATH station is a tremendous relief for our commuters and local businesses,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer in a press release. The announcement follows a promising tweet from the Port Authority on Monday: "Around-the-clock weekend work moved #PATH closer to HOB …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Tunnel will open for all commuters more than a week after Sandy hit, forcing it to close.
The Holland Tunnel will reopen to traffic Wednesday in time for the morning rush hour commute. The tunnel, which closed more than a week ago after sustaining flood damage from Superstorm Sandy, will reopen at 5 a.m., New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday night. The tunnel reopened solely for bus traffic on Friday. On an average weekday, an estimated 91,000 vehicles use the Holland Tunnel to commute between New York and New Jersey.