Get The Latest Snowstorm Niko Travel Update!

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It’s our first major snowstorm of the winter season. As the snow comes in, we have the latest on the weather.

We are currently on a Winter Storm warning until 4pm in Eastern Essex, Union, Hudson Counties (NJ), NYC, and Long Island.

Meterologists are expecting 6 to 12 inches – the heaviest in northern New Jersey. The snow is expected to end by 12:00 p.m. with wind gusts near 45 mph.

We’ll update you with any updates on the conditions and alerts throughout the afternoon.

MTA New York City Transit:

There will be a 20 percent reduction in local, limited and SBS bus service during the Thursday morning rush. Express subway service on A, B, E, D, F, N, Q, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 will end early Thursday night and begin later to facilitate underground storage of trains on express tracks.

Check for the exact schedule.

Long Island Rail Road:

The LIRR is experiencing system-wide delays averaging 20-30 minutes as a result of winter storm conditions.

Check all LIRR alerts here.

NJ Transit:

NJ TRANSIT is expected to operate regular service on its bus, rail, light rail and Access Link services. However, as the storm unfolds, and as conditions warrant, NJ TRANSIT will immediately advise customers of any service disruptions, delays or changes.

is subject to 15 min delays system-wide both ways, due to weather related conditions. System-wide cross-honoring is in effect

Cross honoring will be in effect beginning at 4 a.m. Thursday on bus, rail and light rail services.

Check latest NJ Transit alerts here.

NJ Path:

PATH Service is running on a normal schedule.

After an earlier problem the WTC-HOB line is resuming normal schedule.

Get your latest NJ Path updates here.


Amtrak service on the Northeast Corridor will operate on a modified schedule on Thursday, March 5, due to the forecasted winter storm expected to impact the region.

Get your latest Amtrack alerts here.

Bridges & Tunnels:

Command Center is activating additional weather desks and monitoring conditions continuously to ensure efficient deployment of personnel and resources. Electronic weather sensors are functional and all facilities have the ability to monitor weather and roadway conditions. There are more than 9,000 tons of roadway de-icer on hand and more than 100 pieces of storm fighting equipment including trucks and plows are ready.


Cancellations at:

Newark Liberty Intl
John F. Kennedy


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