Best Frequencies To Monitor Inside Port Authority?

Analogrules

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I am aware that the majority of communications are on a TETRA system and therefore not easy to monitor. However are there any active frequencies or talkgroups that can easily be monitored while waiting for a bus at the port authority? Primarily real time comms on tunnel traffic conditions? Just curious.
 

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Not sure what scanner you have because you didn’t list it, but if it’s a uniden you can use close call and see what pops up.
i think whistler calls it stalker/sweeper.
 

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All the police went encrypted.

I don't know about the rest of the operations.

But if you think you're going to hear on-going "traffic conditions," you're not. It's not like the old "Shadow Traffic" reports. And when they do get something like a disabled car it's usually a one-liner, and traffic isn't held for all that long.

Besides, if they do get a stoppage in the Lincoln Tunnel (which, BTW, is a different facility than the Bus Terminal and is on its own frequencies and have their own problems), what is your alternative to getting into NJ?
 

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True. My NJtransit app also alerts me when there is a problem in the tunnel, however those alerts can be 20-30 minutes delayed/late. Therefore, just curious if there is a way to monitor "real time" traffic conditions in the Lincoln Tunnel?
 

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True. My NJtransit app also alerts me when there is a problem in the tunnel, however those alerts can be 20-30 minutes delayed/late. Therefore, just curious if there is a way to monitor "real time" traffic conditions in the Lincoln Tunnel?
Since PD went encrypted I don't think there's anything else unfortunately
 

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You can get traffic condition from
aggredate data as in Waze road self-reporting, and 511ny.org road cameras and they have a traffic speed map too, down to street level and road incidents called in
 

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I am aware that the majority of communications are on a TETRA system and therefore not easy to monitor. However are there any active frequencies or talkgroups that can easily be monitored while waiting for a bus at the port authority? Primarily real time comms on tunnel traffic conditions? Just curious.
BT Ops 470.6125 - If there any delays in service, you will hear them.
 

Analogrules

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I can confirm 470.6125 PL 127.3 is indeed still active. I close-called it today at the PA Bus Terminal. Not sure why it was ever removed from the DB in the first place. I just submitted it to the DB.
 
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