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NJ TRANSIT Express Bus Service to the American Dream Mall

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East Rutherford NJ, NJ TRANSIT can help you reach American Dream, New Jersey’s new entertainment, retail, and dining destination in the Meadowlands, with express bus service every 30 minutes, convenient connections from every train line that serves Secaucus Junction, and easy access from multiple local bus routes.

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NJT LABOR DAY ‘EARLY GETAWAY’ SERVICE

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Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT is kicking off the Labor Day weekend with “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, August 30 for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the last long weekend of the summer. To help speed the getaway, customers are encouraged to enjoy the convenience of purchasing tickets through the MyTix feature of the NJ TRANSIT mobile app [download].

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Assembly Candidate Calls for NJ Transit Executive Compensation to be Tied to On-time Performance

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East Brunswick NJ, Following the recent announcement that 8 top NJ Transit officials were offered substantial pay increases, while on-time performance remains poor and commuters are going through their third straight “summer of hell”, Assembly candidate Jeffrey Brown called for NJ Transit executive compensation to be tied to the on time percentage of NJ Transit trains.

Specifically, all non-union NJ Transit salaried employees’ base salaries will remain the same, but they will only receive the percentage of their base salary corresponding to the on-time performance (within 6 minutes of scheduled time) of NJ Transit trains.  Based on numbers from June 2019, this would equate to 90% of their salary.

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New Rule Means NJ Transit Will Post Monthly Performance Reports

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Ridgewood NJ,  Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 80, requiring NJ TRANSIT rail performance metrics to be shared with the public monthly through the agency’s website. This step forward in providing transparency and accountability for commuters follows from a number of the findings in the independent audit of the agency’s operations ordered by the Governor and released in October 2018.

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NJT : Back to School Student Savings

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Ridgewood NJ, Full-time college students can save 25 percent on NJ TRANSIT Monthly Passes when their school participates in our University Partnership Program. Getting the discount is simple. Enroll through the participating college’s website in our Quik-Tik online pass program for a monthly rail, bus, or light rail pass.

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Governor Murphy defends raises for politically-connected NJ Transit executives

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SUMMIT NJ,  After Gov. Phil Murphy defended raises for politically-connected NJ Transit executives today, Asw. Nancy Munoz responded by criticizing Murphy’s zest for patronage.

“I am afraid that the governor didn’t finish his statements today claiming he is committed to fixing NJ Transit,” exclaimed Munoz (R-Union). “He left out the part that his priority is to help his political friends before helping commuters. That is evidently the case since his tenure has resulted in more cancellations, more worker turmoil, and worse service for commuters.”

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Reader says , “What starts as promoting a trend of care and compassion turns into a major problem where it becomes a health crisis”

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“This unfortunate segment of society will always gravitate to the points of least resistance. It’s why we have huge homeless populations in places like LA, San Francisco, NYC, etc. What starts as promoting a trend of care and compassion turns into a major problem where it becomes a health crisis.

Yes, I realize that this is not San Francisco and little Ridgewood will not become overrun with homeless juinkies, but I’m just saying that if you allow your liberal sensibilities to overlook or even coddle these people, it will quickly become a serious issue.”

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Reader Calls Homeless At Ridgewood Train Station “Fake News”

“Fake news. Professional actor placed by the anti-garage zealots trying their best to force the narrative. Nice try. We’re building and moving forward.
And there’s nothing you can do about it.”

others disagree……………………………

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