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The Failed Philosophy Behind The NJ Train Crash

Andrew Winston | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics
Andrew Winston

There could be many causes of the tragic NJ Transit train crash yesterday. But assuming it wasn't willful intent, we know that a contributing factor was a lack of investment in new technology.

How to Merge in NYC

Heather Kasdan | Posted 01.14.2016 | New York
Heather Kasdan

At JumpStart, we've spent more than ten years focused on accelerating the growth of startup companies in Northeast Ohio. Our goal has been to increase entrepreneurs' odds of success, so they can transform our region's economy and make it a nationally significant center of innovation and entrepreneurship.

When Pigs Fly (into the Mouths of Competitive Eaters)

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 06.24.2016 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

Somewhere in the distance the "What Trenton Makes the World Takes" sign was lighting up but isn't that slogan a bit defeatist? Still rumor has it that come late September only one of the two different and separate competing pork roll festival will have a Major League Eating event.

Let NJ Transit's Trains Use PATH Tunnels to NYC

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 07.14.2014 | New York
Mark W. Schleisner

Ever since NJ Governor Christie cancelled funding for the Trans-Hudson ARC railroad tunnel to NY Penn Station, mass transit pundits seem to be at a lo...

Tolerance Is Such a Dirty Word!

Stephanie Jelley | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents
Stephanie Jelley

Whether you worship in a mosque, temple or, like me, tend to ponder life during walking meditation, share you insights with others. Unshared experience only leads to false interpretation of others, further building the walls of prejudice

The Commuter Life: 40 Ounces for 40 Hours

Kyle Dowling | Posted 01.26.2014 | Comedy
Kyle Dowling

What I have for you below is not one scenario, one experience... but a number of occurrences and observations which have all led me to the sneaking suspicion that the majority of the shirt-and-tie commuters I encounter on the tracks of NJ Transit are true drunkards.

Are the NY Jets Good for Our Health?

Rob Taub | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Rob Taub

The Jets are a corrective to the spoiled brat, indulgent, I want it all now, mentality that is way too prevalent in our age. The Jets teach patience, perseverance and how to grapple with disappointment.

The Commuter Life: A Crow, a Hobo and a Cup of Joe

Kyle Dowling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Kyle Dowling

I paced down the steps of my platform with false optimism on my side until I nearly tripped over an object laid upon the floor just round the corner from the steps. With coffee and balance intact, I looked back to notice a crow on the platform floor. A dead crow.

The Commuter Life: The Insanity of Tunnel Vision

Kyle Dowling | Posted 11.24.2013 | Comedy
Kyle Dowling

My train had just left Penn and was heading back to reality, back to where things made sense to me, where I felt a form of comfort. Yes, I'm talking about New Jersey. Deal with it. I assure you there are far worse places to be...

The Commuter Life: 'The Call That Saved My Day'

Kyle Dowling | Posted 11.10.2013 | Comedy
Kyle Dowling

Simply put, the daily trek from New Jersey to New York City blows... no matter what part of the Garden State you call home.

Katherine Bindley

The Long Way Home: New Jersey Commuters Face Nightmare Delays | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

It should have come as a welcome announcement. At 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, the line to get on a Manhattan-bound train from Newark Penn Station was so lo...

MTA: Limited Subway Service To Resume Thursday

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the MTA would begin resuming limited service on both Long Island Railroad and Metro-North beginning Wed...

Subway Riders May Be $1000 Richer

Posted 03.12.2012 | New York

City commuters plagued by routine fare hikes may finally be receiving some well-deserved cash relief with lawmakers considering a tax break for mass ...

Matt Sledge

Amtrak Bridge's Jam Delays Northeast Riders, Highlights Rail Troubles | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.05.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A critical bridge between Newark and New York could not be swiveled into place for more than two hours late Wednesday night, stranding pas...

Matt Sledge

Transit Commuter Tax Benefit Will Be Slashed Almost In Half January 1 | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Tax breaks used by 2.7 million subway, light rail and bus riders across the country will be slashed next year, dealing struggling mass tra...

Hurricane Irene Is a Chance to Put Things Right in New Jersey and Washington

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York
Joel Epstein

With parts of New Jersey and the rest of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast still literally underwater from Hurricane Irene, it is time to examine the dou...