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Turnpike, Parkway roads, service area closures coming this weekend and coming months, 10/11/19 - Bridge deck repairs and top-to-bottom renovations will take place in certain sections of New Jersey's major roadways.
NY Waterway to provide shuttle buses to American Dream mall Hudson Reporter, 10-10-19  - Shoppers and theme park enthusiasts hoping to take public transportation to the American Dream mega-mall, slated to open on Oct. 25, will have to take a bus on already traffic-choked roads, unless a private helicopter falls within their budget.
Language survey from NJ Transit seeks to improve customer experience, 10/10/19 - New Jersey Transit started a language survey Wednesday to assess the needs of limited English proficient customers to improve its services and programs.
The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America New York Times, 10/10/2019 - Transportation is the largest source of planet-warming greenhouse gases in the United States today and the bulk of those emissions come from driving in our cities and suburbs.
NJ Transit wants to test out self-driving buses to help get you to work, 10/9/19 - NJ Transit unveiled self driving mini-buses on Oct. 8, that will be tested on the grounds of Fort Monmouth. They could fill in the gap that riders face traveling between rail and bus stations and either work or home.
American Dream ferry-bus service from Manhattan will start on mega mall's opening day, 10/9/19 - NY Waterway announced Wednesday that it would begin offering ferry service from Manhattan to Weehawken and then a bus for the remaining 6.5 miles to the East Rutherford mega mall and entertainment facility, opening at the end of the month. 
Ferry from NYC, another N.J. bus just added to American Dream transit options, 10/9/19 - American Dream shoppers will have another option to travel to the mega retail and entertainment complex, by NY Waterway ferry and bus.
Developer behind controversial George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal files for bankruptcy The Record, 10/8/19 — More than two years after the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal reopened following a delayed and costly renovation, the developer in charge of the work has filed for bankruptcy.
NJ Transit’s self-driving shuttle could revolutionize transportation in NJ NJTV, 10/8/2019 — Solutions engineer Aaron Foster offered a show-and-tell tour of Navya’s autonomous Michigan-made electric, self-driving vehicle to vendors at 2019’s NJ Council on Special Transportation Expo.
The rusty, commute-killing Portal Bridge will never open during rush hour again, 10/8/19 - The U.S. Coast Guard will permanently ban opening the ancient Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River in Kearny during the morning and evening commuter rush.
Transportation and Climate Initiative releases plan to reduce pollution, 10/7/19 - The Transportation and Climate Initiative, comprised of New Jersey and 11 other states, unveiled its draft plan Monday to reduce pollution from cars and trucks.
The only mass transit to the American Dream mall is the bus, and it’s going to be pricey, 10/7/2019 — Want to shop 'til you drop at American Dream and ride the bus to avoid the stop-and-go joyride through the Lincoln Tunnel?
Murphy, Cuomo unveil picks to oversee Gateway Program projects NJBIZ, 10/7/19 — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo each nominated their three picks to represent New Jersey and New York, respectively, in a bi-state agency that will oversee financing and construction of the multi-billion dollar Gateway Program – including the trans-Hudson River tunnel, Portal swing drawbridge and several nearby transit projects.

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