New PATH Cars Begin Circulation

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Monday, February 23rd, 2009 | Transportation | 799 views | Permalink |

The new PATH cars began carrying riders last Thursday morning for a limited mid-day run. Rumor has it the cars will be making appearances at various times over the next few weeks, testing the cars at rush hour and late nights as well.

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World Trade Center Ramp to Be Dismantled

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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 | Transportation | 549 views | Permalink |

The ramp leading from Liberty Street into the giant pit of the World Trade Center will be dismantled starting this weekend to make way for ongoing construction at the site. PATH trains travel beneath the ramp on the inbound tracks.

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Port Authority Reps to be Abused at Community Meeting

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 | Transportation | 567 views | Permalink |

Representatives from the Port Authority will be attending the Van Vorst Park Association meeting tonight where local residents are expected to tar and feather them over proposals to shudder weekend World Trade Center PATH service and other maladies caused by the bi-state organization. Barrow Mansion83 Wayne Street Tuesday 7:30 PM Van Vorst Park Neighborhood Association

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Traffic Accident Erie and Third

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Sunday, November 9th, 2008 | Transportation | 527 views | Permalink |

A car on Third Street was struck by a north bound car on Erie Street, again. Last week a car struck the house on the northeast corner, much like Friday’s accident on Second Street, or last year’s accident on Erie and Second and Erie and Third. So far the Jersey City has failed to address […]

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Hamilton Square Jitney Strikes Car

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Friday, November 7th, 2008 | Transportation | 578 views | Permalink |

A Hamilton Square jitney bus strike a car at Second Street this afternoon shortly after 4pm, closing Grove Street. The jitney was traveling south on Manila / Grove Street. Second Street has a stop sign while Grove Street does not; however, drivers on Grove Street frequently speed through the intersections much as they do on […]

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PATH Serice Extra Scary For Halloween

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Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 | Transportation | 545 views | Permalink |

The Port Authority surpassed many expectations on Halloween night providing extra abysmal service even by PATH standards. Inbound 33rd Street trains were packed with Halloween revelers making late evening trains seem like morning rush hour. But the real horror was not to come until 3:30 in the morning. Instead of providing additional trains to accommodate […]

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Sixth Street Light Rail Recommended in Regional Transit Plan

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Friday, October 17th, 2008 | Transportation | 715 views | Permalink |

The independent, non-profit Regional Plan Association has released a report (PDF) making recommendations for a unified regional transit plan for the tri-state area. The Observer breaks down recommendations for additional services in Manhattan, including subway extensions and free cross town buses. In Jersey City, the report recommends extending the existing light rail line to route […]

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Concorde to Visit Jersey City

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Thursday, October 16th, 2008 | Jersey City, Transportation | 530 views | Permalink |

A British Airways Concorde will be making a stop in Jersey City this weekend before heading back to the Intrepid, reports the NY Times. Pulled by a tugboat, the aircraft will arrive this afternoon and spend a weekend at a Jersey City boatyard.

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Councilman Leads Fight for PATH Service Improvements, Overlooks WTC Service Changes

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Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 | Transportation | 601 views | Permalink |

Downtown Councilman Steven Fulop is looking to lead a crusade against the Port Authority, railing against already poor weekend and late night PATH Service and demanding an expansion of the Pavonia/Newport Station. Hoboken councilwoman Beth Mason is joining the fight. The pair is involved with FixMyPATH.com, a site that encourages residents to contact the governors […]

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PATH Service Changes Could Decimate Condo Sales, Rental Market

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Monday, October 6th, 2008 | Transportation | 581 views | Permalink |

Condo developments in Jersey City may be the first victims of the Port Authority’s announcement that weekend PATH service to the World Trade Center will be suspended most weekends until 2011. Many new high rise developments have been attempting to lure Manhattanites to glitzy glass towers on the waterfront with the promise of a shorter […]

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