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In Public: Essays from Laura Walker, President of New York Public Radio

Keep New Jersey Covered

Thursday, May 22, 2014

New York Public Radio President Laura Walker on the importance of sustaining robust Garden State journalism.

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Transportation Nation

Why Commuter Trains Aren't Getting Any Less Crowded

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

WNYC

Short platforms, low tunnel ceilings and lack of train yards are three things that limit commuter rail service in our area, and keep it packed with riders.

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Transportation Nation

Transit Agencies Ready For Super Bowl, Starting With Cool Map

Monday, December 09, 2013

WNYC

Here's a cool map. It shows the transit systems of New York and New Jersey as they link to each other beneath the Hudson River.

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Transportation Nation

NJ Transit to Test-Drive Bigger Light Rail Vehicles

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

New Jersey's Hudson-Bergen light rail line is expanding... seating capacity. (No, the line won't stretch into Bergen County -- at least not yet.)

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Transportation Nation

Slideshow: NJ Transit's Hoboken Terminal, Six Months After Sandy

Monday, April 29, 2013

The 106-year-old historically significant terminal is a Beaux-Arts beauty that boasts Tiffany glass. But immediately following Sandy, it played host to five feet of Hudson River water. Today, it's being rehabilitated.

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WNYC News

Service Changes and Closures for 4th of July

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

The Fourth of July means changes for mass transit, trash collection and street cleaning. Here's what you should know if you're planning travel for today.

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WNYC News

Board Members Praise NJ Transit for Irene Response

Thursday, September 15, 2011

New Jersey Transit board members gave the agency high marks for its performance during Tropical Storm Irene and subsequent flooding from the storm.

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WNYC News

New Jersey Transit, Amtrak Close to Schedule Following Derailment

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

WNYC

Train traffic to and from New York's Penn Station began to clear up Wednesday morning as Amtrak finished repairs on a rail tunnel where a New Jersey Transit train derailed a day earlier.

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WNYC News

First Fare Hikes, Now NJ Transit Riders Will Pay More for Parking

Monday, December 06, 2010

WNYC

New Jersey Transit is preparing to charge more money for parking spots. The cash-strapped agency says its plan to privatize eighty-one parking lots at train stations and bus stops will raise an estimated $100 million dollars.

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WNYC News

Amtrak and NJ Transit End Talks on Salvaging ARC Tunnel

Friday, November 12, 2010

Talks between Amtrak and New Jersey Transit over an abandoned commuter train tunnel have broken down just two weeks after they began.

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WNYC News

Felled Tree in NJ Causes Major Delays

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Thousands of NJ Transit and Amtrak riders are facing delays because of signal problems. An Amtrak spokesman says a tree brought down overhead electric wires and knocked out signals near Hamilton, N.J., early Wednesday morning.

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