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Mayor Di Blasio made good on his campaign promise to get serious on traffic injuries and fatalities. This year 22 bills were passed in the council to improve information, increase enforcement and increase penalties for careless drivers who do not respect the laws. The DOT embarked in a city-wide consultation with the communities to [...]
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 [...]