Tag: train

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

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

Weinberg-style Democrats don’t want ‘clean’ energy; they might want Flintstones cars!

President Barack Obama took a half-hearted approach to tackling the oil-by-rail boom during his years in office, Save Jerseyans, because some BIG money liberals (like Warren Buffett and Tom Steyer) have made fortunes off of the dangerous practice (side note: Read More

Only NJ Transit would let workers no-show when they don’t like their schedule!

This week’s latest NJ Transit lunacy is everything wrong with big labor, Save Jerseyans. In the real economy? You and I can’t stay in bed if we don’t like our work schedule! God knows my boss doesn’t care. Neither does Read More

First Day of Commuter Hell Wasn’t So Bad After All

“Everybody’s eyes are on it, so they’re doing the best they can. But what they really need to do is revamp the entire system. The whole system is dysfunctional,” said Jerry Aroneo, one of the thousands of New Jerseyans who Read More

Christie Admin: Amtrak displayed ‘total lack of concern’ for public over holiday weekend

Brian Murray, Governor Chris Christie’s press secretary, released the administration’s latest anti-Amtrak salvo on Monday following yet another highly-publicized transportation system meltdown involving a train stuck in a tunnel for hours.  “Amtrak’s failure to adequately maintain its facilities was again on Read More

MAYHEM: Christie Orders NJ TRANSIT Execs to Staff Stations While Murphy, Guadagno Spar

A minor N.J. Transit derailment on Monday has turned into a regional transportation nightmare, Save Jerseyans, given Penn Station’s “choke point” status within the Northeastern mass transit infrastructure. New Jersey’s Governor’s solution? Compulsory outreach. “Governor Chris Christie today ordered NJ Read More

Christie Swats at Possible Successors, Asks Media to Enforce ‘Reality’

The annual ‘Walk to Washington’ might be the most out-of-touch activity of an out-of-touch Trenton power elite, partying as the Titanic sinks to the ocean floor. Governor Chris Christie didn’t ride the Chamber Train on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, but he Read More

Guadagno, Ciattarelli Drop Dueling Seat-Stuffers On Chamber Train

I’m not a Chamber Train fan, Save Jerseyans, and make no secret of it, but when there’s a campaign to run, the operatives go where the money/buzz potential is. The campaign of Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno was there today, dropping Read More