Bus driver and one passenger killed in crash

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a fatal bus crash that resulted in the death of a NJ Transit bus driver and one passenger. On Friday, Aug. 19, shortly after 6 a.m., a NJ Transit bus – the 59 line to Westfield – collided with the […]

NJ Transit police to conduct emergency response drill at Newark Penn Station

NEWARK, NJ — The NJ Transit Police Department’s Office of Emergency Management, together with local partners, will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, May 21, at the Penn Station Light Rail Station beginning at 8 a.m. The drill, which will gauge responses to a simulated transportation incident, will take approximately four hours to complete. As a […]

NJ Transit buses, train stations to feature West Orange High School student artwork

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The visually stunning “stained-glass” murals created by West Orange High School driver’s education students for the Nikhil Badlani Foundation’s Traffic Safety Awareness project were unveiled April 29 in the Tarnoff Cafeteria, along with the winning title for this year’s campaign: “Put down the attractions to stop the distractions.” The artwork can […]

NJ Transit begins summer rail service to Monmouth Park

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit summer rail service to Monmouth Park Racetrack is back!  Beginning Saturday, May 14, and operating through Sunday, Sept. 25, the service will run on weekends and holidays when the track is open for live racing. Friday rail service begins Friday, June 3, and continues through Friday, Sept. 2. Monmouth Park […]

NJ Transit board selects Crosbie as next executive director

NEWARK, NJ — In a unanimous vote, the NJ Transit board of directors appointed William Crosbie as the new executive director of NJ Transit during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 6. The appointment is effective on or about Monday, April 25. Crosbie succeeds Dennis J. Martin, who has served as the agency’s interim executive […]

Badlani Foundation partners with WOHS to create murals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nikhil Badlani Foundation, the Essex County Public Safety Academy and West Orange High School have partnered to create Traffic Safety Awareness artwork that will appear on NJ Transit buses beginning in May. The Nikhil Badlani Foundation was founded in 2011 following the death of 11-year-old Nikhil Badlani in an auto […]

Maplewood police disband rowdy teens on train

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood police officers responded to assist New Jersey Transit on March 7 at approximately 7:28 p.m. on a report of a large group of disorderly juveniles on a train, according to a March 9 release from the Maplewood Police Department. When officers arrived, NJ Transit employees advised officers that there was a […]

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