Tag: transit

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

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

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

Christie Drops LG Revelation at Franks Dedication

Former Rep. Franks, Not Kim Guadagno, Was Apparently Christie’s First Choice for His LG Running Mate in 2009 By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie spoke at Tuesday’s dedication of the Union Township NJ Transit station named in honor of Read More