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Last month , CB4 Chairs of Transportation met with 20 bus companies, including New Jersey Transit, DOT , Port Authority and NYPD to discuss the various issues that plague our neighborhoods. Two major successes came out of the meeting:
New Jersey Transit indicated that they have implemented, jointly with Port Authority , a new protocol for buses coming [...]
[ September 17, 2014; 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] CB4 Transportation Committee
Wednesday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.
Cameo Studios, 307 West 43rd street, Studio B
The executives of many of our favorite bus companies - including New Jersey Transit – have accepted to meet with the community to discuss their plans related to Bus Routes, Pedestrian Safety and Long Term Initiatives to limit or eliminate using our [...]
The Transportation committee will discuss long distance and bus stop placements at
Jitney buses – relocation from currently W. 42nd street (8/9)
to possible locations including W. 40th Street (8/9), W. 41st (Dyer/10) , W.39th Street (9/10), W.42nd Street (Dyer/10), (discussion)
Martz bus – 9th Avenue (33/34). (vote)
1910 is the last time a rail connection was built across the Hudson River. Since then competition between the states and the emergence of the automobile resulted in no improvement in public transit connectivity. At a packed Symposium convened by the Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce last week, a panel of Transportation and Business Executives called for [...]
[ September 12, 2014; 8:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
Fiday, September 12, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hilton Hasbrouck Heights / Meadowlands , 650 Terrace Avenue , Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
The Meadowland Chamber of commerce is convening a Transportation Summit covering topics extremely relevant to the future of the West side:
FEDERAL PERSPECTIVE ON INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT
THINKING REGIONALLY, ACTING REGIONALLY
REGIONAL TO LOCAL NEEDS
LAST MILE [...]
Is relief in sight? let’s not get our expectations too high but this is a good first step showing that Buses now register in the collective transportation conscience.
In response to angry commuters, the Port authority board just voted to fund a “Quality of Commute” improvement program at the Port Authority Bus Terminal at an estimated total program [...]
Every weekday afternoon our neighborhood is overrun by New Jersey Transit buses: they congest our streets, block our crosswalks, and ruin our quality of life. This problem is not just a nuisance it is a pedestrian safety issue.
We have reached out to the NYPD for assistance and have seen little improvement. It’s time for us [...]
Well, we are not the only ones complaining bitterly of the terrible conditions imposed by the Bus Terminal! On June 11, Chekpeds’ special envoy to New Jersey, attended a forum held for the first time by NJ Transit and the Port Authority with the elected officials.
Approximately 200 NJTransit Bus riders who were visibly frustrated and [...]
While the vast majority of buses come and go to the Port Authority, they are not the only ones to be a major health and safety hazard to our community.
It turns out that Chekpeds and CB4 have developed a repository of intelligence on buses unique in the city since no single agency is responsible for [...]
[ May 14, 2014; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] MTA _ M12 Hearing
Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
347 Madison Avenue, Board Room, 5th Floor
Finally good news on the transit front: MTA is gearing up to operate a much needed new route on the Far west side: The M12 would operate 7 days a week every 30 minutes between 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. This service is [...]