NJ Transit

NJ Transit reaches PTC implementation finish line

With days to spare, New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has attained the certification of its Positive Train Control (PTC) system by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and will meet the Dec. 31, 2020, deadline to have the safety overlay system implemented.   FRA began designating which railroads were “at-risk” of being in noncompliance of meeting the […]

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NJ TRANSIT, MTA, Port Authority, Amtrak, and SEPTA Launch Regional ‘Mask Force’

NJ TRANSIT announced a partnership with New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), Amtrak, and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to create a regional “Mask Force” to encourage universal mask compliance on public transit. Through this partnership, the transit systems will provide millions of free masks […]

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NJ Transit Approves Order For 334 New MCI Commuter Coaches In Year Five Of Six-Year MCI Contract

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, announced today that NJ TRANSIT issued a purchase order for 334 new MCI D4500 Commuter Coaches in year five of its six-year MCI contract. As the nation’s largest statewide public transit agency continues to […]

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Collins Aerospace’s ARINC Rail Solutions to deliver ‘big data’ capabilities to NJ Transit

The ARINC rail solutions team at Collins Aerospace Systems has been awarded a three-year contract by the New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) to replace its Train Management and Control (TMAC) and Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems. These systems are the main command and control platforms for NJ Transit’s entire operating area, providing real-time […]

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NJ Transit issues Innovation Challenge requests for expressions of interest

A Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) has been issued to New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) to identify qualified, experienced firms capable of introducing innovative transportation solutions between the Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station and the Meadowlands Complex. The solicitation follows the inaugural Innovation Challenge meeting of more than 140 interested parties on Nov. 7 […]

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NJ Transit approves 183 commuter coach order from MCI on existing six-year contract

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, announced today that NJ TRANSIT issued a purchase order for year four of its six-year contract to manufacture and deliver 183 Commuter Coaches. MCI will begin production of year four coaches starting in September […]

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NJ Transit to service stops from discontinued A&C #4 line in Jersey City

When A&C Bus, also known as the Montgomery & Westside IBOA, canceled the No. 4 bus route in Jersey City back in March, it left riders searching for alternative transportation options, some even started taking taxis and Ubers. Those problems have come to an end after New Jersey Transit (NJT) announced it will begin re-routing […]

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