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  1. DRPA says Ben Franklin Bridge decision hinges on Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    ... comply with unworkable security rules. Officials of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and New Jersey Transit, meanwhile, have groused privately about the Secret Service, but none would publicly criticize the agency at week's end. Sources ...

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  2. Kelly: How Christie's ARC decision left us in the holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    ... the bridge sustained damage from winter snow, they got serious. For the past two weeks, commuters on New Jersey Transit trains into Manhattan have been left standing at railroad stations across North Jersey because "emergency" repairs had to be made ...

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  3. Northeast Rail Corridor Woes Extend Far Beyond Hudson River TunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Planetizen

    While Amtrak's century-old Hudson River rail tunnels may capture the public's attention, particularly when they are closed, infrastructure problems on the Northeast Corridor also plague the line from Rhode Island to Washington, D.C. Four days of delays for New Jersey Transit and Amtrak riders at New York's Penn Station caused by electrical problems in the Hudson River rail tunnels that shut down rail travel to New Jersey are emblematic of more widespread infrastructure problems that plague Amtrak's busiest and most profitable rail line, the Northeast Corridor . Then there's the 104-year-old Portal Bridge , a swing bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey that frequently fails to close.

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  4. Digging a little to pay for mass transit in the Northern Valley and elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NorthJersey.com

    Commuters will have to reach deeper into their pockets to continue using New Jersey Transit after its board of directors voted to raise fares. Despite opposition from commuters, the board approved a 9-percent fare hike - the fifth increase in the last 10 years.

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  5. Cuomo: Feds must contribute more for Hudson tunnels Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Times Herald-Record

    ... of which is several decades old. Electrical problems or disabled trains in the tunnels caused delays for New Jersey Transit and Amtrak travelers four days last week and again Monday. Christie canceled a tunnel project in 2010 over concerns that New ...

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  6. NJ Transit Conductors Arrested For Selling Stolen Train TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Patch.com

    The Essex County Prosecutor's Office announced on Wendesday that four New Jersey Transit train conductors were arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into the illegal sale of stolen train tickets. Wilbert Townsend, 47, of Woodbridge, Marquise Richardson, 40, of Newark, Robert Nemeth, 67, of Sayreville and Andrew Paloti, 46, of Iselin were arrested in connection with the alleged scheme.

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  7. De Blasio and Cuomo Strike Different Tones on Cross-Hudson Train TunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The New York Observer

    ... on. The two separately weighed in Wednesday after problems in the underground tunnels that serve both New Jersey Transit and Amtrak trains repeatedly delayed commuters heading into and out of Pennsylvania Station. The massive delays spurred the U.S. ...

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  8. NY Gov. Cuomo: Feds must contribute more for Hudson tunnelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... y urging them to meet with him to discuss the stalled tunnels plan following a series of train delays for New Jersey Transit riders.

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  9. Christie: I'll meet with Cuomo, feds on Hudson rail tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... trains were delayed into Manhattan on five out of six weekdays. Amtrak owns the tracks and equipment, but New Jersey Transit commuters endure the brunt of delays because they use the same tracks. Christie canceled a tunnel project in 2010 over ...

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  10. Transportation sec'y seeks support for Hudson rail tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | News12.com

    ... o meet with them to discuss a new crossing. In the wake of the recent transit delays affecting Amtrak and New Jersey Transit trains, many feels this is the perfect...

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  11. NJ Transit adding trains for American Pharoah raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    New Jersey Transit will add additional trains to help get horse race fans to Monmouth Park to watch Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. The transit agency will also work with local law enforcement to make sure traffic moves smoothly on Route 36 to the Garden State Parkway.

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  12. NJ Transit adding trains for American Pharoah race at Monmouth ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | NorthJersey.com

    New Jersey Transit will add additional trains to help get horse race fans to Monmouth Park to watch Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. The transit agency will also work with local law enforcement to make sure traffic moves smoothly on Route 36 to the Garden State Parkway.

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  13. NJ Transit trains back on schedule in and out of New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | NorthJersey.com

    New Jersey Transit says trains into and out of Penn Station are operating on or close to schedule after earlier delays of up to 30 minutes. NJ Transit says the cause of the delay was a disabled Amtrak train in the tunnel that forced all trains to use one tube.

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  14. Amtrak overhead wire problems stall NJ Transit trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | News12.com

    New Jersey Transit train service in and out of New York's Penn Station is running on or close to schedule after earlier Amtrak overhead wire problems. NJ Transit says rail passes and tickets will continue to be cross-honored by NJ Transit and private carrier buses.

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  15. Booker says Christie the most underestimated 2016 candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... despite their different political parties. Christie's campaign has been struggling to gain momentum. New Jersey Transit and Amtrak trains suffered major delays last week that infuriated commuters. Booker says the nation should be ashamed of itself ...

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  16. Riders livid after power problems again cause Amtrak delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Cybercast News Service

    Power problems caused delays for Amtrak trains running between Washington, D.C. and Boston and for commuter lines into New York City on Friday, leaving thousands of riders livid and transit officials apologizing for the fourth such problem in a week. Friday's rail power issue added to a summer that has seen delays of a half hour or more for New Jersey Transit riders, about once every three working days, according to a review of the agency's messages to commuters.

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  17. Port Authority plans to realign NJ Transit gatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | News12.com

    NJ Transit buses will soon be consolidated to one area of the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York. Some changes could be coming to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan that should improve the way New Jersey commuters travel with New Jersey Transit.

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  18. Biden knocks Chris Christie for killing rail tunnel projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | New York Daily News

    ... rail capacity between New Jersey and Manhattan, calling it too costly. Yet last week, after days of New Jersey Transit delays, he said that as President he would look to build more tunnels under the Hudson. Biden, who once trashed LaGuardia as ...

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  19. Eight candidates seek Clifton school board termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NorthJersey.com

    ... for his third term and Anderson is seeking his second on the board. Daley, 65, a project manager at New Jersey Transit, said Monday he was surprised by Houston's decision to run for the one-year seat. He also said he hopes for the race to center not ...

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  20. Don't Blame AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Martin Robins, director emeritus of Rutgers University's Voorhees Transportation Center, helped create New Jersey Transit. He said it's not fair to blame Amtrak. "Amtrak and New Jersey Transit are in this together, and they should be working ...

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