Wednesday, May 15, 2013
That's the question NJ Transit is asking commuters at the Hoboken Terminal on Wednesday afternoon during rush hour.
Wednesday, May 15
On Wednesday afternoon, New Jersey Transit is hosting one of its forums at the Hoboken Terminal. The forums are supposed to give customers the opportunity to speak directly to NJ Transit general managers of operations and senior level staff. The feedback received will be taken into account for NJ Transit's annual scorecards. The forum is scheduled to take place from 4:30 to 6 p.m., right during your evening commute, outside the waiting room at the Hoboken Terminal.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Police confirmed on Tuesday morning that a dead body was found in the water at the Hoboken Terminal.
The body of a dead man was found at the Hoboken Terminal on Tuesday morning around 10:20 a.m. The man seemed to be elderly, said Sgt. Sam Williams, but exact age wasn't known yet on Tuesday morning. Williams said that the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office would further investigate the case. New Jersey Transit Police and the New York Police Department were on the scene, according to the police radio. No other information was available yet around 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday morning, police said.
Monday, January 28, 2013
At 4 p.m., the executive director will greet commuters at the newly renovated Waiting Room at the Hoboken Terminal.
New Jersey Transit Executive Director James Weinstein will join commuters on Monday afternoon at the Hoboken Terminal. At 4 p.m., Weinstein was scheduled to be present to "meet and greet" customers, according to an announcement. Weinstein is also there to show is appreciation for customers' patience as the agency has been recovering from the massive impact from Hurricane Sandy. The event will also function as the opening of the newly renovated Waiting Room in the terminal, which is opening a day earlier than expected. The waiting area will provide "heated shelter and temporary seating for customers as the agency continues with remediation work to address storm-related flood damage," according to Monday's announcement.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Hoboken PATH station opened back up on Wednesday after being closed since Hurricane Sandy.
The words, spoken in that familiar PATH voice, "next and last stop, Hoboken," were met by smiles and relieved sighs on Wednesday, as PATH service from the Hoboken station resumed for the first time since October 29. Service started up at 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning, ready for the morning commute. According to one PATH employee stationed in the Hoboken station, who wished to remain anonymous, the morning commute wasn't too busy because not everyone knew that the station opened back up. The employee said that the evening commute promised to be busier. For about two months, tens of thousands of Hobokenites have been forced to take a bus or ferry into the city, which can be timelier and costlier than the quick PATH ride into Manhattan. One …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Trains will be tested soon at the Hoboken location, according to the Port Authority.
The Hoboken PATH station is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday for service to midtown Manhattan, according to an announcement from the City of Hoboken. Service will start at 5 a.m. and will operate seven days a week between 5 a.m. till 10 p.m. The restoration of 24/7 PATH service is expected by the end of the year in time for New Year’s Eve. Direct PATH service between Hoboken and the World Trade Center remains several weeks away pending ongoing repairs. “The reopening of the Hoboken PATH station is a tremendous relief for our commuters and local businesses,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer in a press release. The announcement follows a promising tweet from the Port Authority on Monday: "Around-the-clock weekend work moved #PATH closer to HOB service…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A cheaper ferry fare of $5 will be instated this week, to ease the commute back and forth to Manhattan.
While parts of the PATH system are back up and running, Hoboken's station suffered so much damage during Sandy that it will remain for several more weeks, the city announced on Sunday. A new ferry option will run from the Hoboken Terminal to 39th Street, for $5 a trip. Trains run every day between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. The PATH is running from 33rd Street to Journal Square and to Newark. The World Trade Center station remains closed as well. According to a release from the Governor's office: "NJ Transit customers will now be able to take a bus to the Hoboken Ferry Terminal and then transfer to a ferry that will take passengers to Pier 79 at 39th street in Manhattan. The fare is $5 and ferries will run back and forth between Hoboken and …