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New Jersey braces for possible gas tax hike: how did we get in such a mess? (VIDEO)
NJ.com, 11/17/14. In New Jersey, we love our second lowest in the nation gasoline tax. Sure, it may be just a mirage.
Lake Hopatcong train station will be restored, become non-profit's HQ (historic photos) NJ.com, 11/17/14. ROXBURY – The 103-year-old train station building in Lake Hopatcong was purchased last week by the Lake Hopactong Foundation, which will work to transform the historic building into its new headquarters, as well as a community center.
Raising of Bayonne Bridge, a feat of engineering, races to meet Panama Canal expansion (VIDEO) Star-Ledger, 11/17/14. BAYONNE — Driving over the Bayonne Bridge, it’s possible to look through the metal framework of the partially dismantled roadway at the steel tops of shipping containers passing just a few feet below, stacked 15 stories above the waters of the Kill Van Kull on huge ships.
Regional Plan Association Puts Tri-State Area’s Future in Its Sights NJ Spotlight, 11/17/14. With the Regional Plan Association fashioning a new strategy for the tri-state region, officials and others have suggested they should focus on revitalizing urban areas and how technology may dramatically change the job market in the future.
Road Warrior: Transit's future may get its start in meadows The Record, 11/17/14. Bill James almost wishes he had been in charge of transportation at MetLife Stadium when thousands of Super Bowl fans were stuck for hours last February, waiting for trains to take them back to Secaucus Junction. The Minneapolis inventor figures he could have emptied the big East Rutherford stadium at least three times faster by using his patented solar-powered JPod monorail system, sometimes called personal rapid transit.
Washington to ban RVs from parking on borough streets Express-Times, 11/17/14. Washington council is revamping its parking laws.
Crisis helped to improve Port Authority bus terminal The Record, 11/16/14. This summer, thousands of New Jersey commuters who use the Port Authority Bus Terminal felt trapped, helpless and doomed. Delays at the terminal were growing to crisis proportions, and nobody at the Port Authority seemed to care.
West Milford residents jarred by sounds of Route 23 project The Record, 11/16/14. An $8 million paving project on Route 23 has created some unrest in the community’s Newfoundland and Oak Ridge areas.
5 things Christie and N.J. lawmakers could do to fund transportation projects NJ.com, 11/16/14. TRENTON — Republican presidential primary voters often aren’t forgiving of politicians who raise taxes, so how will Gov. Chris Christie run for the White House if New Jersey does it under his watch?
Kelly: We've been down this road before The Record, 11/16/14. TAKE a good look at all those potholes and ruts on our roads. And the dented and bent guard rails, too. And the aging, rusty bridges. And the broken signs and traffic signals. And … well, the list goes on and on.
Road Warrior: Transit's future may get its start in meadows The Record, 11/16/14. Bill James almost wishes he had been in charge of transportation at MetLife Stadium when thousands of Super Bowl fans were stuck for hours last February, waiting for trains to take them back to Secaucus Junction. The Minneapolis inventor figures he could have emptied the big East Rutherford stadium at least three times faster by using his patented solar-powered JPod monorail system, sometimes called personal rapid transit.
Contractor gets 10 more days on Byram project NJ Herald, 11/15/14. BYRAM — Another missed deadline, another extension. After Friday's missed deadline to finish the Route 206 widening project, the state Department of Transportation has given the contractor an extra 10 days to finish...
Bane of the Northeast Corridor is due for upgrade Associated Press, 11/15/14. NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A century-old rail bridge that causes regular delays on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor is awaiting funding to finish a replacement project.
Proposed Bergen County bus rapid transit routes narrowed to three NJ.com, 11/14/14. HACKENSACK — A study on bringing bus rapid transit to Bergen County has culled a list of potential routes down to three.
Port Authority Wait Times Reduced My9NJ, 11/14/14. New York, New York (My9NJ) - Commuters complained, and Port Authority listened! Well sort of, there are still a lot of major problems with the bus terminal, but recent improvements have drastically reduced wait times for passengers.
Women of ITS New Jersey Holds Networking Event NJTPA Mention
Transportation Radio, 11/14/14. The damp, chilly night didn’t discourage those attending the Women of ITS New Jersey‘s networking event at Taste Venue in Newark. Among those attending were Uzo Mangar of VHB and Mary K. Murphy of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and Past President of the WTS Greater New York chapter.
Does NJ have enough road salt for the winter? S'no problem NJ.com, 11/13/14. With a frightening forecast of snow flurries for early Friday morning, drivers can take some comfort that the NJDOT's salt sheds are full, with 164,000 tons of salt available to fight the nasty white flakes.
Truck Traffic in Mind, Port Agency Considers Plans for a Slow Boat to Brooklyn New York Times, 11/13/14. The potatoes about to cross New York Harbor had completed all but the last few miles of their journey by rail from Idaho. To get to their final destination, though, they had to be rolled onto a piece of transportation technology straight out of the 19th century: a slow barge to Brooklyn.
Kent Road due for upgrades Tri-Town News, 11/13/14. HOWELL — The Township Council has taken action that is expected to address troublesome issues on Kent Road.
EDITORIAL: Let New Jersey's red light cameras fade to black Express-Times, 11/13/14. No one will be honking their horns or popping champagne corks on Dec. 16 -- the day that New Jersey's experiment with $85 red light camera tickets will quietly expire -- but there is a gratifying sense that public outrage will have helped to shut down a public-private money-making machine.
Additional damages to bridge discovered Coast Star, 11/13/14. MANASQUAN — Engineers have discovered additional damage to the Glimmer Glass Bridge in Manasquan, according to the county’s public information officer.
NJ Transit to test WiFi in Port Authority bus terminal Star-Ledger, 11/13/14. NJ Transit officials want to bring some of the communications of the future to the aging Port Authority Bus Terminal.
N.J. gas tax debate: Final hearing on Transportation Trust Fund set for Nov. 20 Star-Ledger, 11/13/14. ATLANTIC CITY — A legislative hearing on how to replenish the state Transportation Trust Fund is scheduled for next Thursday, Nov. 20, in Atlantic City.
West Milford residents criticize Route 23 ADA ‘ramps to nowhere’ Aim West Milford, 11/13/14. A memo to Township of West Milford officials said that two topics of concern were reported to the township engineering department by some Newfoundland/Oak Ridge area residents.
Truck Traffic in Mind, Port Agency Considers Plans for a Slow Boat to Brooklyn NY Times, 11/13/14. The only way to get a rail car full of anything across either the harbor or the Hudson River within 125 miles of New York City is to load it onto a barge in New Jersey that is then pushed through the water by a tugboat moving at a speed of less than 10 miles per hour.
Harrison, NJ, embraces big-time development New York Post, 11/12/14. According to Mayor James Fife, Harrison, NJ, once held the state record for the most liquor licenses issued in a square mile. Today Harrison seems to be gunning for the title in a new category — building permits.
Your wait at Port Authority bus terminal may be getting shorter, here's why Star-Ledger, 11/12/14. No one will ever mistake the gritty Port Authority Bus Terminal with Disneyland, except that the commuter hub and amusement park share one thing, long lines of customers waiting for a ride. But things may be getting a little better for commuters in what some describe as the unhappiest place on earth.
Changes at Port Authority Bus Terminal easing gridlock The Record, 11/12/14. For months this summer, the Port Authority Bus Terminal was so crowded and NJ Transit Bus 163 to Paramus often ran so late that Robert Celikbas rarely made it home in time to put his baby to bed.
Global Partners ends plan to ship more oil down Hudson River The Record, 11/12/14. The amount of oil being shipped down the Hudson River may not increase as significantly as expected after a company pulled plans to transfer crude from trains to barges at a facility 50 miles north of the George Washington Bridge.
Garden State Parkway Loses Exit 88 NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.com, 11/12/14. Nobody enjoys Turnpike and Parkway traffic, but motorists found one less way to get off the Garden State Parkway Monday evening.
NY's Sen. Schumer pushing transit tax benefit Associated Press, 11/11/14. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Mass transit commuters should get the same tax break as people who drive to work, Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday.
New Jersey red light camera program coming to an end, state warns Pohatcong Township Express-Times, 11/11/14. The New Jersey Department of Transportation warned 24 municipalities with controversial red light cameras they will no longer have the authority to issue tickets for violators Dec. 16.
Warren, Hunterdon counties each get $1 million from New Jersey for bridge repairs Express Times, 11/10/14. Warren County is using a $1 million state bridge grant for projects in Pohatcong and Lopatcong townships while Hunterdon County will use its grant on one project in several municipalities, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
State announces $25 million in county bridge grants Star Ledger, 11/10/14. New Jersey's 21 counties are getting at least $1 million each in state grants for bridge repairs, the Department of Transportation announced this morning. The grants were awarded under the DOT's Local Bridge, Future Needs program, created to help counties keep bridges in good repair, and financed by the state Transportation Trust Fund.
Doblin: Once upon a time in Secaucus junction ... The Record, 11/10/14. CONSIDER this my transportation manifesto, postelection suggestions — practical and impractical — for the men and women heading to Congress and to Bergen County offices in Hackensack. Last month, I had a series of very early breakfast meetings. To arrive on time, I needed to be on the first NJ Transit Main Line train leaving the Secaucus Junction transfer station to Clifton. That required me to be in Penn Station by 5:30 a.m. At that hour, the station was lined with homeless men sleeping on floors or splayed on nearly every available seat in the NJ Transit concourse.
Out of Dust and Debris, a New Jewel Rises New York Times, 11/10/14. The glass-and-steel prism called Fulton Center began life as a public-transit labyrinth, a spaghetti-bowl tangle of dimly-lit corridors, narrow switchbacks and baffling signage cobbled together out of five subway stations built in the early 1900s.
Is New Jersey Considering Raising the Gas Tax? Watchdog Wire, 11/10/14. Due to over-borrowing during the past four years, New Jersey’s Transportation Trust Fund, which provides $1.6 billion a year in state funding for highway, bridge, and mass-transit construction projects, will be nearly $800 million short for the upcoming budget year. Recent hearings were held by the New Jersey Assembly Transportation Committee to find ways to replenish the state’s Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) and raise the $1.6 billion needed to meet the state’s annual transportation spending obligations. Among much of the discussion where hints at increasing the state’s gasoline tax.
Atlantic City International Airport fails its operator's white-glove test Press of Atlantic City, 11/9/14. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — An inspection report for Atlantic City International Airport makes the passenger terminal sound like the victim of neglect or bad housekeeping.
Studies: Millennials moving out NJTPA Mention
New Jersey Herald, 11/9/14. Sussex County has gone from "the country place to move to" in the last half of the 20th century, to "the last place to move to" for the millennials, the generation of 20-29 year olds that sees themselves reflected by the 24/7-lifestyle of urban areas.
Busy Plainfield intersections to get new traffic lights, other upgrades NJTPA Mention
NJ.com, 11/9/14. PLAINFIELD — Work to improve three intersections on West Seventh Street is slated to start next summer, paid for by a $784,490 transportation grant, county officials announced.
Polling on the gas tax: Ask a stupid question ... (Mulshine) Star Ledger, 11/9/14. Imagine one day your home phone rings. You pick it up and there’s a pollster on the line. “I’m holding a cute little puppy on my lap,” he says. “Should I: A) beat it, or B) pet it?”
Opinion: Move toward sustainable funding for N.J. roads, bridges Star Ledger, 11/9/14. Each day, millions of New Jerseyans travel the state’s rundown roads and drive across its crumbling bridges and trestles. They sit in traffic because streets are closed, are late for work because buses break down and spend hours stuck in terminals because there are not enough mass transit options
Build $16B Hudson tunnel project or economy could lose $100M a day, Amtrak says Star-Ledger, 11/7/14. Construction of new Amtrak tunnels and several allied projects to New York could cost an estimated $16 billion and under the most optimistic scenario could take up to a decade to build.
If Congress needs something to do, it can come to Jersey: Editorial Star-Ledger, 11/7/14. Now that our elected leaders have pledged to commit themselves to worthy bipartisan pursuits that benefit the public at large – and the very thought of it makes you all misty – this might be a pretty good time to bring this pressing fact to their attention: At the epicenter of the Northeast Corridor, knitting together the most important transportation network in the U.S., there is a century-old, two-track swing bridge crossing over the Hackensack River that is being held together with sticky tape and glue.
N.J.'s 10 Most Scenic Roads: It's time to hit the highway! NJ.com, 11/7/14. New Jersey is the nation's most highway-intensive state — no surprise there — and most of our major roads and highways are a nonstop horror show.
Little Ferry Council considers banning trucks from borough-owned roads Little Ferry Local, 11/7/14. LITTLE FERRY - The council has introduced an ordinance that would prohibit large trucks from using Little Ferry-owned streets to pass through the borough on their way to another town.
N.J. gas tax would rise nearly $300 a year for average driver under bill to fix roads, rails and bridges Star-Ledger, 11/6/14. CAMDEN — The sorry state of the New Jersey's roads, rails and bridges will be the focus of a hearing in Camden this morning by the state Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee, which is meeting for the first time since its chairman proposed hiking the state gas tax by nearly $300 a year for the average motorist.
Wisniewski: Tax Hike is Only Way to Restore Transportation Trust Fund NJTV, 11/6/14. “We’re going to have to raise a tax, because it can’t get done any other way,” said Assemblyman John Wisniewski. With that, Chairman Wisniewski conceded the funding options to restore the Transportation Trust Fund are bleak. And said either way, difficult decisions need to be made.
Northeast Corridor upgrades in the works New Jersey 101/5, 11/6/14. The federal government held an open house session in Newark on Thursday to lay out its vision for a better and more reliable Northeast Corridor rail service.
Proposed Plans To Update Northeast Corridor, Commuter Lines On Display In Newark CBS New York, 11/6/14. NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Plans for updating Amtrak, Metro North, New Jersey Transit, the Long Island Rail Road and other lines were on display in Newark Thursday.
Construction begins at DeJessa Bridge intersection in Lyndhurst South Bergenite, 11/6/14. After eight years of delays, motorists can expect to pass over the Passaic River from Lyndhurst into Essex County without issue, or having to wait upwards of 15 minutes to travel three-tenths of a mile.
Ramsey weighs go-ahead on second Main Street project Ramsey Suburban News, 11/6/14. Ramsey – The Borough Council will consider a resolution Nov. 12 to approve engineering services on the second phase of Main Street upgrades as part of a $635,000 state grant awarded to the borough in 2013, according to Business Administrator Bruce Vozeh.
Pequannock road improvements to be completed Suburban Trends, 11/6/14. While motorists continue to drive gingerly on Sunset Road and other streets that just had sewers installed, at least one other street under the shovel will soon be a suspension system's dream.
Kozloski Road has rumble strip installed News Transcript, 11/6/14. FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — Monmouth County employees have installed a rumble strip between the northbound and southbound lanes of Kozloski Road from Center Street to Turf Drive. The rumble strip was installed on Oct. 29.
To fix N.J.'s roads and bridges, a higher gas tax is unavoidable, lawmaker says Star Ledger, 11/6/14. CAMDEN — He said the T-word. The state gasoline tax has to be raised to maintain New Jersey’s roads, bridges and rail lines, the chairman of the state Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee said during a hearing this morning in Camden. As sensitive as the word “tax” may be to anyone whose livelihood depends on not angering voters, the need for a tax hike in the face of dwindling transportation funds can’t be avoided, said the chairman, Assemblyman John Wisniewski.
Sierra Club Appeals Bypass Road Through Lacey Rail Trail WOBM, 11/5/14. The New Jersey Sierra Club is seeking an injunction to stop work on a bypass road through the Lacey Rail Trail to alleviate traffic on Route 9 while it appeals the state Department of Environmental Protection’s approval of the project, according to the group’s Director Jeff Tittel.
Study reignites debate over N.J. teen driver decal law Star-Ledger, 11/5/14. An attorney who unsuccessfully challenged Kyleigh's law, which requires teen drivers to display a decal on any vehicle they're driving, is disputing the findings of a study that credits the decal requirement with reducing teen driver deaths.
Map: Where were the most fatal N.J. crashes last year? NJ.com, 11/5/14. Fatal vehicle accidents claimed the lives of 542 people in New Jersey in the last year, according to new data released by the New Jersey State Police.
PVW residents and officials meet to discuss traffic safety NJTPA Mention
Essex News Daily, 11/4/14. WEST ORANGE — The frustration level was high during the Pleasant Valley Way Civic Association meeting at the Wilshire Grand Hotel on Oct. 22 as residents voiced their complaints regarding traffic in the area; by the end of the evening, however, a possible solution was found.
Residents to get first look at plans for new Turnpike interchange NJ.com, 11/4/14. Bayonne residents will get a look Thursday night at the New Jersey Turnpike Authority's final plans to remake Interchange 14A in anticipation of truck traffic generated by super-sized container ships coming to the port.
‘Green’ Groups Move to Block Road Along Popular Rail Trail NJ Spotlight, 11/4/14. A pair of environmental groups plan to seek an injunction today to prevent a nearly two-mile road from being built along a popular recreational trail within the Barnegat Branch Railroad right of way, parts of which lie near the Pinelands National Reserve.
Critics blast trail to road construction in Lacey Asbury Park Press, 11/4/14. LACEY – Work began less than two weeks ago to turn a stretch of tree-lined trail popular with walkers, bicyclists and joggers into Lacey's newest street, a 1.9-mile stretch of blacktop between Lacey Road and South Street. The work is angering local environmentalists and some township residents who use the Lacey Rail Trail, a township-owned stretch of the Barnegat Branch Trail.
Newark looks to add schools to Safe Routes safety program NJTPA Mention
NJ.com, 11/4/14. Safety and community advocates are talking about how to beef up the Safe Routes to Schools program in Newark, and will be discussing plans tomorrow to add six schools to the program.
This Wednesday: Newark Safe Routes to School Stakeholder Meeting NJTPA Mention
Mobilizing the Region Blog, 11/3/14. Approximately 40 percent of households in Newark, NJ do not own a vehicle, contributing to the city’s high rate of students who walk to school.
High supply, low demand send gas prices to the cellar Star-Ledger, 11/3/14. Gas price experts are predicting prices have nowhere to go except down.
How NJ Transit Plans to Storm-Proof Trains NextCity.org, 11/3/14. If its main source of power from the local utility gets knocked out again in another Superstorm Sandy-like disaster, NJ Transit intends to be prepared The agency recently announced plans to build a microgrid to power some of its most heavily traveled rail lines.
GMTMA recognizes local businesses at awards ceremony NJ.com, 11/3/14. PRINCETON — Greater Mercer Transportation Management Association (GMTMA), the regional Transportation Management Association for Mercer and Ocean Counties, recognized 17 local businesses as 2014 New Jersey Smart Workplaces at an awards ceremony at GMTMA’s Annual Luncheon and 30th Anniversary at the Hyatt Regency Princeton on Oct. 30. NJ TRANSIT Executive Director Veronique Hakim was Guest Speaker at the Luncheon.
Improvements planned for Seventh Street intersections NJTPA Mention
Palinfield Today, 11/2/14. Plainfield's West 7th Street corridor is slated for $785,000 in improvements at three intersections through a grant announced by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders at its meeting this past Thursday.
Motorists beware: Love is in the air for deer Press of Atlantic City, 11/2/14. State environmental officials are warning motorists to beware of deer out to fulfill their need to breed.
Ridewise, Sita Corp. envision smoother ride in Somerset County Courier News, 11/2/14. Living outside of the frantic pace of an urban center certainly has its benefits but ready access to mass transit is often not one of them. Now in its third decade, Ridewise, based in Somerville, is brainstorming new ideas for commuting with plans for a combination ride share program and taxi service, a new approach to carpooling, and a new app developed by the Sita Corp. that puts bus schedules and alerts at riders’ fingertips.
Development on the railyard at city’s southern border Hudson Reporter, 11/2/14. NJ Transit and its developer LCOR will be permitted to build up to 2.3 million square feet of new mixed-use development, with the highest buildings up to 24 stories or 330 feet, under the final draft of the city’s proposal for the Hoboken Yards Redevelopment Area.
Road Warrior: With clocks turned back, dangers rise on unlit roads The Record, 11/2/14. As nights grew longer in the last week of daylight saving time, Gail Hoffman began to question why the westbound Route 80 streetlights at the Paterson exit to Market Street "haven’t worked in years."
N.J. transportation leader: Lawmakers will find funds for projects Philly.com, 11/1/14. Gov. Christie's transportation commissioner on Friday continued to drum up support for replenishing New Jersey's near-empty fund for transit projects, suggesting to South Jersey business leaders that key players in Trenton are committed to finding new revenue.
'Suicide' bridges over Raritan to receive barriers MyCentralJersey.com, 10/31/14. PERTH AMBOY – After six years of pleading, Mayor Wilda Diaz has had the city's wish granted from the state Department of Transportation: a barrier fence on the Victory Bridge, as well as the Route 9 Bridge. Since the Victory Bridge over the Raritan River was rebuilt by the DOT in 2005, 23 suicides and 84 other attempts have plagued city families and public safety personnel, Diaz said. She expressed gratitude for new DOT Commissioner Jamie Fox, who met with her about the problem his first day on the job and addressed it after being in office a little more than a month.
Red-light cameras may be hazardous to pedestrians' health: Mulshine Star-Ledger, 10/30/14. Perhaps you’ve heard some of those radio ads in which an Australian company tries to influence New Jersey legislators to keep its red-light cameras by claiming safety benefits to drivers and pedestrians.
Sandy changed county, local disaster planning News Transcript, 10/30/14. The Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has released a draft of its Hazard Mitigation Plan, which identifies projects that would make the county’s 53 municipalities less vulnerable to storms and natural disasters.
Empty storefronts a new reality on Route 18 Sentinel, 10/30/14. EAST BRUNSWICK — It would take more than a century to fill retail space in a corridor along Route 18, according to real estate professionals.
Grants would improve local roads Sentinel, 10/30/14. OLD BRIDGE — The Township Council has authorized grant applications to upgrade sections of Ticetown and Cottrell roads, including resurfacing and improving pedestrian safety.
Analysis: Christie-Cuomo Deal Shows Need For Real Reform at Port Authority NJ Spotlight, 10/30/14. Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen) and top transportation advocates yesterday criticized a recently discovered secret deal between Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to divvy up authority over Port Authority projects in their respective states as just the latest example of a pattern of political interference that has undermined the bistate agency.
Albright: Will there be bipartisan support for gas tax hike? Jersey Journal, 10/29/14. Will the pumpologists win the battle of gasoline stations in New Jersey?
Is Chris Christie dodging on a gas tax hike decision? Asbury Park Press, 10/29/14. NEPTUNE – Even as New Jersey’s financing vehicle for maintaining and improving roads comes closer to a stall, Gov. Chris Christie remains reluctant to grab the wheel. Leaders of a transportation advocacy group on Wednesday outlined various ways to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund, including through a gasoline tax hike, but admitted their hands are tied until Christie breaks his silence on the subject
Kozloski Road improvements start after fatal crashes Asbury Park PRess, 10/28/14. FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP – Crews will install rumble strips Wednesday along Kozloski Road, the first physical improvements to the road where four people were killed in two crashes earlier this year.
Evening one-seat service on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line to be added in January NJ.com, 10/28/14. CRANFORD — Direct nighttime NJ Transit trips to and from New York are now planned for the Raritan Valley Line in January, transportation officials and rail advocates said.
NJ TRANSIT Evening “One Seat” Ride Back On Track for Jan. 2015 Alternative Press, 10/28/14. CRANFORD, NJ - During the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC) Open House meeting in Cranford on Monday evening, RVRC chair Peter Palmer informed commuters that direct service to and from New York City on the Raritan Valley line is scheduled to begin in January 2015.
Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Holds Open House, Provides Update on One-Seat Ride to NYC Transportation Radio, 10/28/14. Elected officials, representatives of New Jersey Transit, and residents along the Raritan Valley Line attended an open house Monday evening of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition.
Raritan Valley trains to NYC after 8 p.m. could start in January MyCentralJersey.com, 10/28/14. Many local officials from these communities on Monday evening attended a meeting of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition here. More than 100 residents and officials came to the meeting, the largest attendance at a meeting of the group that has been lobbying for the one-seat rides for more than a decade.
Report evaluates success of city’s ‘Ciclovia’ Daily Targum, 10/28/14. Blocking roads citywide, New Brunswick held the second “Ciclovia” on Oct. 12. Together North Jersey, an organization based on sustainable projects and regional planning, released the “New Brunswick Ciclovia Evaluation” in response.
Deer Baby Boom Has Garden State Drivers On High Alert CBS New York, 10/28/14. HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A bumper crop of Bambis has drivers on alert this deer mating season, and many people have said that they are seeing more than in years past.
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