Imagine you are walking to your train station, like you’ve done everyday, only to come across a giant fence blocking all access!
A reader forwarded an astonishing story about NJ Transit blocking pedestrian access to the Terboro station. For decades, commuters have crossed the tracks at Williams Ave to reach the platform. Then, in the interests of “safety” a fence was erected — because the crossing was technically illegal. There is now no way to reach the station on foot, except by taking a 1+ mile detour along a dangerous highway lacking shoulders and sidewalks:
The fence was put up without warning, and residents are understandably livid. They have launched a petition drive.