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NJ TRANSIT Graduating Seven Locomotive Engineer Classes in Two Years – Same Number Graduated in Last Five Years Combined

With the recent June 2019 graduating class and six more classes of locomotive engineering trainees graduating through December 2020, NJ TRANSIT will have graduated seven classes in two years (2019 – 2020). That’s the same number of classes that graduated in the previous five years combined (2014 – 2018.)

Agency officials attribute the significant increase in engineer training ...

Building Goodwill with Gratitude on NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT’s Customer Advocate and Chief Experience Officer Stewart Mader regularly rides buses, light rail, and trains to engage with customers and identify ways to streamline the  customer experience. 

This week, he rode with customers on the Montclair-Boonton Line to thank them for adjusting their schedules during Amtrak infrastructure work at New York Penn Station. That ...

Thank You, Montclair-Boonton, North Jersey Coast Line & Morris & Essex Line Riders

This spring we announced that Amtrak would need to take two tracks out of service at Penn Station New York this summer to accommodate critical infrastructure repair work. As a result, on weekdays only, four peak-period Midtown Direct trains in each direction on the Montclair-Boonton Line, one peak-period train in each direction on the North Jersey Coast Line and select reverse-peak trains on the ...

Gun Safety Legislation

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week:

Gun Safety Legislation

This week, Senator Bob Menendez called on upon Senate Majority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on gun safety measures. At a ...

Open Space Preservation - a 2019 Update Keeping Somerset County Green

September 16, 2019

To the Editor:
 
 In 1989, Somerset County voters approved a dedicated Open Space Trust Fund that allowed the Somerset County Park Commission and the Freeholders to initiate an aggressive plan to keep the county green through the acquisition of open space and farmland. A second public referendum in 1997 extended the reach of the Trust fund to include farmland, greenways, and the ...

Maryland Officials Visit Somerset County to Learn Best Practices

September 12, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset County business and civic leaders will welcome representatives from the Howard County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce for an Inter-City Visit and Leadership Conference from Sunday, Sept. 15th, to Tuesday, Sept. 17th..

The Howard County Chamber will bring 20 to 30 business and civic leaders along with County Executive Calvin Ball and elected and appointed ...

Parenti Joins Provenzano to Reduce Recidivism Rates

September 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - North Plainfield Chief of Police and GOP candidate for Sheriff William “Bill” Parenti is announcing a partnership with current Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano to bring a new approach to combat the opioid epidemic to Somerset County.

According to Parenti, the Rhode Island Corrections (RIC) initiated approach will use Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), ...