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  New Jersey Transit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NJ Transit, founded in 1979, was an offspring of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), mandated by the state government to address the many transportation issues that had developed at the time.
New Jersey Transit also runs most of the state's bus lines, with many of its bus routes serving the older, urbanized areas of Northeast New Jersey, along with a cluster of lines based in Trenton.
NJ Transit is preparing to construct a new two-track Hudson River tunnel adjacent to the two existing single-track tunnels (built in the early 20th century) by the Pennsylvania Railroad.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Jersey_Transit   (874 words)

 New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Jersey is bordered on the north and northeast by New York; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by Delaware; and on the west by Pennsylvania.
New Jersey is a politically competitive state; the governorship alternated between the parties from the election of Richard J. Hughes in 1961 until Democrat Jon Corzine was elected to replace a Democrat in 2005; the legislature has also switched hands, and one house was evenly divided from 1999–2001.
New Jersey is the birthplace of many modern inventions such as: FM radio, the motion picture camera, the lithium battery, the light bulb, transistors, and the electric train.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Jersey   (6290 words)

 New Jersey Transit - Railway Age, October 1999
New Jersey's Camden and Amboy ran one of the earliest locomotives equipped with a bell and cowcatcher, installed the world's first T-rails, pioneered the hook-headed spike and the predecessor to the modern rail joint, and was the site of North America's first head-on collision in 1836.
Today, New Jersey Transit is continuing the state's game-plan to connect the dots between central business districts and suburban downtowns by rail.
NJ Transit and the Port Authority are extending the 4.5-mile automated monorail line serving Newark International Airport by 1.1 miles to an intermodal station on the NEC at Elizabeth, N.J. To accommodate the intermodal station, two tracks are being added to the corridor's four-track main line.
www.railwayage.com /oct99/njtransit.html   (1861 words)

 New Jersey Transit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
New Jersey Transit is the public transportation system of the state of New Jersey, USA.
NJ Transit was founded in 1979 to take several over private bus companies.
It now operates every bus, light rail and rail line in the state except the PATH trains, which are owned by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the PATCO Hi-Speedline, which is owned by the Delaware River Port Authority.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/n/ne/new_jersey_transit.html   (173 words)

 New Jersey Transit - Wired New York Forum
NEWARK, Sept. 14 - New Jersey Transit officials offered commuters a glimpse of their train-riding future here on Wednesday and it was not drab, rigid or strictly horizontal.
Marshall grinning was a prototype of New Jersey Transit's first bilevel passenger car, which will not be in service for at least a year.
To make New Jersey Transit's new model fit, Bombardier had to shave the front and rear corners off the roof, giving the car the profile of a giant harmonica.
www.wirednewyork.com /forum/showthread.php?p=65931   (941 words)

 Cavuoti v. New Jersey Transit Corp.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After Cavuoti filed an internal grievance with NJT in 1993 alleging discrimination, his superintendent, Deborah Finn, told him that employees are not to file such grievances, that those who do will face problems, and that he had to get her approval before contacting the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office again.
NJT argues that Finn, as Superintendent of the Raritan Valley Line, and Smith, as General Superintendent of the Newark Division, cannot be considered a part of NJT's "upper management" such that their conduct may be used to impose punitive damages upon NJT.
There is ample precedent in New Jersey to support the proposition that, when a statute has been judicially construed, the failure of the Legislature subsequently to act is evidence of legislative acquiescence in the construction given to the statute.
lw.bna.com /lw/19990824/a1798.htm   (7004 words)

 Cyclists Take to the Roads, and Mass Transit, in New Jersey, The New York Times, August 19, 2000
When he debarks with his bicycle in the New Jersey countryside, the grace note to his day is an intense 20-mile ride to his home in Pennsauken.
New Jersey is not the first public transit agency to put racks on buses or outfit stations with lockers.
New Jersey has not reached that level, said Susan Boyle, the bicycle program director of Transportation Alternatives, an advocacy group based in New York.
www.transalt.org /press/media/2000/000819nytimes.html   (1069 words)

 New Jersey Transit Is Backing Study of a New Rail Tunnel
New Jersey Transit's executive director, George D. Warrington, said an additional tunnel — with an inbound and an outbound tube — would in effect double the number of trains operating between New Jersey and Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan during peak hours.
New Jersey Transit and Amtrak trains now share a tunnel, also with two tubes, that is used to capacity.
A new tunnel would allow 21 additional trains at peak hours, and ferry New Jerseyans to and from the part of Manhattan where the greatest job growth is projected.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/766823/posts   (849 words)

Each day, 22 New Jersey Transit trains pass 150 feet from their house at a speed of 80 mph.
NJ Transit denied the request because it claimed that fencing the entire length of track they maintain would cost in excess of $300 Million to construct and $11 Million per year to maintain.
Currently, New Jersey paid and volunteer squads work in conjunction with the ALS units to administer care to patients suffering life-threatening injuries and illnesses.
www.house.gov /andrews/pressarchive/32601release.html   (980 words)

 EPA-New Jersey Transit
New Jersey Transit proposes to build an advanced waste water treatment system at a new bus maintenance facility at Wayne, New Jersey and seeks federal assistance for its construction.
NJT anticipates benefits of this system as an 80% reduction in the demand for fresh water, softening of the water through reverse osmosis, conservation of steam degreasing boiler coils, conservation of wash equipment components, and removal of oils and other contaminants from the water being discharged.
NJT seeks federal financial support for the $150,000 cost of installing this system, noting that it is approximately twice as expensive as a simple ultra-filtration system.
www.epa.gov /projectxl/njtran   (170 words)

 New Jersey Transit
As mentioned on the Conrail Passenger page, New Jersey voters passed a bond issue for improvements on the North Jersey Coast Line, and was NJT’s responsibility to follow-up with the electrification project.
New Jersey Transit officials considered contracting with Amtrak to provide passenger service, but investigation led to a conclusion that NJT should provide the service.
The summer of 1999 saw NJT MOW crews install new ties and ballast from Bay Head to the Manasquan River and the reconstruction of all grade crossings in Point Pleasant Beach along Route 35.
octrainguy.com /NJThistory.html   (771 words)

 The New Jersey Transit Blecch!
New Jersey Transit has instituted new train schedules, and this time they've replaced the 6:48 with a 6:42, which I hadn't anticipated.
The Coach/Suburban bus back to New Brunswick was delayed both in arriving at the Port Authority Bus Terminal and in conveying me to New Brunswick, but that was the fault of an accident or two on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Well, yesterday a state of emergency was declared in New Jersey, as a result of the overwhelming (one to two feet, depending on where you were) amounts of snow piled on the state, so the Company was closed and I didn't have to try public transportation.
www.andersensilva.com /njt.html   (12674 words)

 New Jersey Transit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is true that some New Jersey residents who live near the Parkway or the Turnpike (a majority of the state population) locate their hometowns according to their respective highway exits, though very few New Jerseyans living anywhere else in the state will do so.
Map Of New Jersey In the early 1980s, it acquired the commuter train operations of CONRAIL that connect towns in northern and central New Jersey to New York City.
New Jersey is bordered on the north and northeast by New York, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by Delaware, and on the west by Pennsylvania (the latter two across the Delaware River.
www.new-jersey-area.com /new-jersey-transit_3.html   (1062 words)

 NJ Transit Bus Fan Page
NJT will soon be purchasing a new brace of RTS suburban buses from the company that's taken over from Nova Bus, which I believe is called Milennium Transit.
NJT has rehabbed some of the 1000 and 2500 series Nova Buses with updated destination signs and a new paint job similar to that of the MCI cruisers, with the arcing tri-color that has replaced the angled tri-stripe as NJT's logo.
One of the documents he showed me was an official NJT letter of permission for him and his traveling companion to do photography in and around the River Line, the relatively new light rail system that runs along the Delaware River waterfront from Trenton to Camden.
www.davemackey.com /njt   (594 words)

 Amtrak President May Move to New Jersey Transit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
NEW YORK -- The president of Amtrak, George Warrington, plans to resign his post to become executive director of New Jersey Transit, according to the New York Times.
New Jersey Transit is the nation's third-largest mass-transit agency, behind New York's and Chicago's.
Jeffrey A. Warsh, the executive director of New Jersey Transit, was forced out of his job last month by Gov. James E. McGreevey.
www.bmwe.org /News/2002/03mar/31.htm   (381 words)

 New Jersey Transit
Transit options will be retrieved for the transportation center within the town - where the most transit options are available.
Other transit options may exist, if you have a specific location or landmark in mind, enter it as your location.
For service from a landmark such as a rail station, bus park and ride, or other landmark, simply enter the specific name of the landmark in the location field (for example, Union RR Station).
atisweb.njtransit.com /cgi-bin/sched_page.pl?resptype=U   (237 words)

 New Jersey Transit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
New Jersey Transit Rail Operations is the subsidiary of New Jersey Transit Corporation charged with managing and operating commuter rail service in the Garden State.
The New Jersey Department of Transportation had been established in 1966, subsidizing commuter rail service provided by the freight carriers, and funding equipment purchases and capital projects for both rail and bus lines through the Commuter Operating Authority.
New Jersey Transit Corporation was created in 1979 to oversee public transportation throughout the state.
www.trains.com /Content/Dynamic/Articles/000/000/001/007pabiz.asp   (1559 words)

 Transit Vote Campaign in NJ
New Jersey Citizen Action held two "Transit Vote" days (on September 10 and October 1, 2003) to register voters at bus and train stations throughout the state.
NJ Transit's Board of Directors did not expect the hundreds of citizens who turned out to the public hearings and blasted their plans to reduce the discounts for seniors and people with disabilities and to remove the discounted round trip excursion fares.
Mass transit is important to all New Jersey residents, as it protects the environment and relieves congested roadways.
www.njcitizenaction.org /transitvote.html   (631 words)

 Railway Age: New Jersey's innovators: New Jersey Transit's billion-dollar capital budget is focused on creating a ...
Railway Age: New Jersey's innovators: New Jersey Transit's billion-dollar capital budget is focused on creating a unified, statewide network of commuter and light rail lines.
New Jersey's innovators: New Jersey Transit's billion-dollar capital budget is focused on creating a unified, statewide network of commuter and light rail lines.
Secaucus, N.J., is a small, rather nondescript toxin that sits in the heart of New Jersey's Meadowlands, a vast, swampy spaghetti bowl of highways that, thanks mainly to an immense sports complex, is a favorite of real estate developers.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1215/is_4_205/ai_n6015709   (419 words)

 Railway Age: Blazing trails - New Jersey Transit Corp - Statistical Data Included
If New Jersey Transit were a Class I railroad, its $1.19 billion Fiscal Year 2003 capital budget would rank as one of the top three in the industry--right up there with Union Pacific and Burlington Northern and Santa Fe.
Demand for NJ Transit's commuter rail services is so great that the agency would be able to immediately place every single piece of rolling stock it has on order or in design.
That equipment-200 new single-level cars, 231 new bilevels, 160 rebuilt cars, 24 new electric locomotives, and 33 new diesel locomotives-will add 33,000 new seats to NJ Transit's commuter rail system, but it will be 2006 when the last new seat is ready for a passenger.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1215/is_8_203/ai_90989672   (459 words)

 New Jersey Transit Withdraws Proposed Photo Ban
In November 2005, NPPA joined with the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press, the Radio-Television News Directors Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists in formal opposition to the proposed New Jersey Transit Corp. photography prohibitions.
NPPA’s opposition to the rule changes was voiced on the organization’s behalf in a legal brief filed with New Jersey Transit by pro bono attorney Kurt A. Wimmer of Covington and Burling in Washington, DC.
The New Jersey proposed photo ban is at least the third public agency that has backed down from efforts to ban photography during the past year.
www.nppa.org /news_and_events/news/2006/01/njt.html   (682 words)

 New Jersey Transit to anchor Moynihan Station   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
New Jersey Transit today signed up as anchor tenant for Moynihan Station, giving a boost to plans for a new Manhattan rail gateway.
The transit agency signed a memorandum of understanding with the Moynihan Station Development Corp. to negotiate a 99-year lease for 35,000 square feet.
New Jersey Transit will have operational control of the new station on Eighth Avenue and will integrate with its existing operations in Pennsylvania Station.
www.newyorkbusiness.com /news.cms?id=12331   (200 words)

 New Jersey Public Transit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
NJ Transit offers new employees of any participating company, a free monthly pass for either the bus or train to commute to their new job.
This program provides each participating company with a NJ TRANSIT bus and rail schedules, display racks, transit training workshops, relocation assistance, transportation day events and assistance with their transit service development.
Transit Chek is a voucher that is accepting by transit providers throughout the Tri-State area.
www.housingall.com /DOL/Transit.htm   (356 words)

 New Jersey Transit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
New Jersey Transit Arrow III at West Windsor, NJ Missing image
On January 1, 2006 NJT is expected to take over Clocker (NY-Philadelphia) service from Amtrak.
New Jersey Transit rail operations – List of New Jersey Transit stations
www.rahway.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/NJ_Transit   (532 words)

 Railway Age: Innovation: NJ Transit's diesel LRT project - New Jersey Transit plans light rail tranist system
For New Jersey Transit, innovative rail transit development practices and technologies are fast becoming a way of life.
The most recent study recommended a 53-mile LRT serving 30 stations in a corridor between Gloucester and Mercer counties, extending from Glassboro via Camden and the Burlington County towns along the New Jersey shore of the Delaware River to a junction with the Amtrak/NJ Transit Northeast Corridor at Trenton.
NJ Transit's board of directors adopted the recommended alignment in November 1996, and at the same time authorized a start to environmental studies, preliminary engineering, and document preparation for a DBOM contract for development of a 34-mile initial operating segment between Camden and Trenton.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1215/is_2_200/ai_57887686   (380 words)

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