Category: Public Transportation

Murphy campaigns while NJ Transit continues to spiral

TRENTON, N.J. — Fresh back from an overseas adventure to Europe, Governor Phil Murphy is in the middle a 21-county tour to boost Democrat candidates ahead of the November 6th midterm elections. Meanwhile, NJ Transit continued to spiral out of Read More

POLL: Only 4% give Murphy an “A” for his handling of NJ Transit

TRENTON, N.J. — It’s unusual if residents don’t approve of a new governor.  In the new Quinnipiac poll results released Wednesday, Phil Murphy’s approval rating (54%) is pretty consistent with Chris Christie’s 51% rating at this point in Murphy’s predecessor’s Read More

GOP lawmaker rides a train (which was running late) to Trenton’s NJ Transit hearings

METROPARK, N.J. – Joint legislative hearings will finally get underway today on the mess that is NJ Transit. Expect lots of anger, finger-pointing, posturing, blaming of Chris Christie and, maybe, a grain of truth or two if we’re lucky. Assemblywoman Nancy Read More

Self-styled progressives have ‘created two New Jerseys’

By Matt Rooney _ I’m not overly familiar with Joshua Zeitz, Save Jerseyans; all the same, I don’t get the impression that the contributing editor at Politico Magazine and author of Building the Great Society: Inside LBJ’s White House is a raging Read More

NJ Transit is getting worse, but Murphy continues finger-pointing (from his Italian villa)

By Matt Rooney _ Italian dictator Benito Mussolini infamously perpetrated the myth that his fascist government had make the trains run on time. Phil Murphy — who’s currently vacationing at this multi-million dollar Italian villa in that country’s Umbria region Read More

ROONEY reacts to Murphy’s NJ Transit plan: “How can all these Goldman Sachs guys be so bad at math?”

By The Staff _ Democrat Governor Phil Murphy’s first budget is a disaster for young professionals, low income earners, the Middle Class, business owners… everyone in New Jersey. He’s also throwing millions of dollars at New Jersey Transit’s broken system.  Read More

Engineer’s Sleep Apnea, NJ Transit’s Lax Screening Led to Hoboken Crash – NTSB

Credit: National Transportation Safety Board

Credit: National Transportation Safety Board Fatal train crash at Hoboken Terminal, September 2016 A train engineer suffering from a severe sleep disorder, and a mass-transit agency that was lax in screening for the condition, were among the key findings released Read More