New Jersey Transit

NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
December 14, 2018 - 8:36 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Atlantic City rail line has been shut down for more than three months, as New Jersey Transit installs the hardware for Positive Train Control as mandated by the federal government. It should be back in January. But how has the shutdown affected things at the...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
December 12, 2018 - 5:03 pm
NEWARK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey Transit will buy 113 new passenger rail cars to ease ongoing equipment concerns and replace cars that are, in some cases, more than 40-years-old. But it’ll take a while before those cars go into service. These double-decker cars will be accommodating more...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
December 05, 2018 - 5:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is promising better communication with those who depend on New Jersey Transit buses and trains as part of an ongoing upgrade of the service statewide. Perhaps of most importance here is the installation of Positive Train Control,...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
Rachel Kurland
October 15, 2018 - 11:52 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit is temporarily discontinuing selected trains in order to meet its federally mandated deadline for safety improvements. As a result, it will also offer discounted fares. Some NJ Transit trains will be out of service or have different routes in order to...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
October 09, 2018 - 1:53 pm
METUCHEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has released a long-awaited, 166-page audit of New Jersey Transit and vows to address every recommendation made within it. It took eight years of decline, as Murphy sees it, to get to this point. So NJT won’t get fixed overnight. One of the many...
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SEPTA Rail
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
September 20, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Area seniors just shaved another few bucks off the cost of commuting and getaways. KYW's Jay Lloyd is counting the travel discounts. I just used the brand new SEPTA Senior Card to Center City. That $1 rail fare that we thought was a bargain is gone. The...
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Anthony Torres was the rider caught shaving on a New Jersey Transit train in a video that went viral.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
September 19, 2018 - 6:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was mocked online after he was recorded shaving at his seat on a commuter train headed out of New York City said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter. Anthony Torres, 56, told The Associated Press that the people judging him on social media...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
September 15, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man caught on video lathering up and giving himself a shave while riding on a New Jersey train was violating the agency's rules. A fellow rider on the Northeast Corridor line of New Jersey Transit took the video Thursday night and tweeted it . Welcome to NJ TRANSIT!!! pic...
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The suspension of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line has begun. Regular riders are finding alternatives, like an express shuttle from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
Tim Jimenez / KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
September 05, 2018 - 8:54 am
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The temporary shutdown of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line begins Wednesday, and regular riders must start their new routines. Instead of catching a train in Cherry Hill, rail rider Alex now has to add time to his commute and drive to the Lindenwold...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 23, 2018 - 8:48 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit is adjusting its plan to help riders displaced by the shutdown of the Atlantic City Rail Line just after Labor Day to install a new safety system. The move comes after riders complained about the decision and the lack of notice. The shutdown will...
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