Tag: hoboken

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

Einstein is standing out in this fall’s crowded Hoboken council field

Election season has been relatively unexciting in most of New Jersey this fall, it’s true, but one of the few lively races this cycle is up in creepingly gentrified Hoboken where former Save Jersey contributor and Republican State Committeeman Joshua Read More

Former ‘Save Jersey’ Contributor Einstein Running for Hoboken Council Seat

Republican State Committeman and grassroots activist, Joshua Einstein, declared his candidacy for Hoboken City Council on Thursday June 29th in a letter addressed to Hoboken and published at HudsonTv news site. Mr. Einstein is a former contributor to this blog Read More

Shades of Shundler in this fall’s Hoboken Mayoral Election?

What was looking like a competitive but sleepy election in Hoboken was set on fire by this week’s announcement by incumbent Mayor Dawn Zimmer (who had the backing of Brian Stack) that she would not seek re-election. Zimmer, the mayor Read More

NJ Transit train that crashed in Hoboken was going twice speed limit

HOBOKEN — A New Jersey Transit train that crashed into Hoboken’s terminal last week, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others, was going twice the speed limit at the moment of impact, and the train’s engineer hit the Read More

Source: Agency found NJ Transit violations before crash

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal rail officials found dozens of violations during an audit focusing on New Jersey Transit’s safety and operations, months before a commuter train crashed, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 others, a U.S. official Read More

N.J. DOT commish scolds Star-Ledger for tying Hoboken crash to TTF fight

Did lax safety measures lead to yesterday’s tragic train crash in Hoboken? Governor Chris Christie says it’s too soon to speculate. His Director of Transportation Richard T. Hammer agrees with the boss; Hammer fired off a strongly-worded letter to the editor Read More

NTSB recovers recorder from NJ Transit train crash in Hoboken

HOBOKEN — Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board have recovered a recorder from the New Jersey Transit train that crashed into Hoboken Terminal Thursday, killing one and injuring more than 100 commuters. The NTSB continues to seek the cause Read More

Christie urges patience in wake of Hoboken’s NJ Transit train crash

HOBOKEN, N.J. — With questions already mounting in the wake of Thursday’s mass casualty train crash, Governor Chris Christie ventured to 2 Hudson Place in Hoboken to stand side-by-side with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to brief the press and, Read More