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Why a 'sugar rush' is driving up your gas prices in 2017 NJ.com, 1/2/2017 - Hey gas prices! Didn't you know winter is supposed to be when prices are lower?
New road into Central Park of Morris to be built in fall Daily Record, 1/1/2017 - Construction should begin this fall on a new road into the Central Park of Morris County that will help remove traffic from local roads around the increasingly popular facility.
New York trains roll on new subway line envisioned in 1920s Associated Press, 1/1/2017 - The nearly 2-mile segment adds stations along Second Avenue at 96th, 86th and 72nd streets and a new connection to an existing subway line at 63rd Street.
Construction to look out for in 2017 on the Parkway and Turnpike NJ.com, 1/1/2017 - For the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, 2017 is the get-it-done year, as the agency sprints to complete an ambitious $7 billion capital construction plan that ends in 2018.
Rutgers University professor has tips for ‘Smart Cities’ Rutgers Today, 12/31/2016 - Sandy sparked the Rutgers professor’s interest in helping to engineer smart cities, where everything is connected; renewable energy, green infrastructure and sustainability reign; and resilience after breakdowns, disasters and malicious attacks is critical.
Why 2016 left this N.J. town with most crashes in years NJ.com, 12/31/2016 - There were five deaths this year, and the South Brunswick Police Department's Traffic and Safety Bureau found that the most common factor was drivers disregarding traffic signals.
Pine Creek Railroad keeps transportation history alive NJTV, 12/30/2016 - Founded in 1952, the museum has about 20 cars and locomotives. Volunteers collect, restore and seek to educate visitors about railroads.
2 years after red light cameras went dark, no verdict from the DOT NJ.com, 12/23/2016 - About two years ago, red light cameras in New Jersey went dark, and opponents and supporters began the wait to see if the state Department of Transportation would scuttle or keep the program.
6 NJ laws that start in 2017 — including one that could get you a $500 ticket NJ 101.5 FM, 12/23/2016 - Drivers who want to pass a vehicle with a “slow-moving vehicle” emblem can be fined $100 to $500 if they don’t first slow to the speed of that vehicle.
Opinion: Trucking makes New Jersey holidays possible NJ BIZ, 12/22/2016 - In New Jersey, 84.5 percent of communities depend exclusively on trucks to move their goods.
Paramus resident proposes better commute into NYC The Record, 12/22/2016 - Borough Administration Joseph D’Arco said Thursday that borough employees are currently putting together a residential survey to measure the potential demand from residents who commute into Manhattan.
Why this stretch of Route 22 in N.J. is so deadly NJ.com, 12/22/2016 - The state Department of Transportation and Somerset County are working together to improve safety conditions on a stretch of Route 22 near Adamsville Road where three pedestrians have been killed crossing the roadway since August.
Over 2 million New Jerseyans to hit the roads during the holidays TAPinto.net, 12/22/2016 - Nearly 2.5 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel during the holiday season, according to AAA.
New Parkway exit will force drivers to pay with E-ZPass or face fine NJ.com, 12/22/2016 - When the new exit 125 ramp opens off the Garden State Parkway south in 2018, drivers will be required to use E-ZPass to pay the toll.
West Milford scales back jitney service after losing federal grant Daily Voice, 12/21/2016 - Senior citizens and people with disabilities in West Milford will start the new year with improved paratransit pickup — but reduced local jitney service.
Keeping safety first for New Jersey’s ridesharing passengers NJ Spotlight, 12/21/2016 - New regulations for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft would require driver background checks, bump up insurance coverage, among other protections.
5 years done, 6 to go for new $480M Wittpenn Bridge Jersey Journal, 12/20/2016 - A critical piece of the new Wittpenn Bridge is being manufactured about 3,000 miles west of its eventual home on the Jersey City/Kearny border.
Lyft launches New York-area airport service NJ.com, 12/20/2016 - Lyft will join other vehicles for hire vying for passengers at Newark Airport, a service the company launched the day after a bill was approved by the state legislature to regulate ride-sharing companies.
Officials break ground on $56M ship-to-rail facility in Bayonne Jersey Journal, 12/20/2016 - Officials broke ground on a $56 million ship-to-rail facility Monday morning, which they say will take nearly 400,000 trucks off crowded roadways each year.
How high will gas be in 2017? Here's what could affect price at the pump
Morning Call, 12/28/16
NJ 101.5 FM, 12/23/2016
The Record, 12/22/2016
Daily Voice, 12/21/2016
NJ Spotlight, 12/21/2016
Jersey Journal, 12/20/2016
Jersey Journal, 12/20/2016
Burlington County Times, 12/20/16
AMNew York, 12/19/16
NY Waterway buys back 11 Hudson River ferry routes The Record, 12/12/2016 — NY Waterway President Arthur Imperatore has announced that his company has taken back 11 of the commuter ferry boats he was forced to sell 12 years ago when his firm faced bankruptcy in the wake of the World Trade Center attacks.
Why New Jersey is the 8th-worst state to own a car NJ 101.5 FM, 12/19/2016 - A survey by Bankrate.com found factors such as the nation’s highest auto insurance rates and a high average cost for vehicle repairs, coupled with long commuting times, generated the sticker shock.
A vestige of the original World Trade Center returns to duty NY Times, 12/18/2016 - On Monday, thousands of subway riders getting off trains at Chambers Street in Lower Manhattan will pull open metal-and-glass doors that have been closed for years and stream through a travertine-paved passageway.
Feds back costly plan to speed up Northeast rail service Associated Press, 12/16/2016 - The $120 billion plan is the product of a four-year process that sought input from state and local governments, residents, Amtrak and eight commuter railroads.
Feds end airline price-gouging probe without finding fault Associated Press, 12/15/2016 - The Transportation Department has told five airlines that operate flights in the Northeast that it has ended its investigation into allegations of price gouging without finding any wrongdoing.
Planned improvements to historic Perth Amboy Train Station on track MyCentralJersey.com, 12/15/2016 - NJ Transit has committed the necessary funding totaling nearly $47 million to renovate and improve the Perth Amboy Train Station, Mayor Wilda Diaz said in a statement Thursday.
Fixes for deadly North Jersey train crossing proposed by state NJ.com, 12/15/2016 - The state's recommendations included installing "gate skirts" at the crossing. A gate skirt is a bar extending about a foot below the crossing gate while it's down, discouraging pedestrians from crossing.
12 NJ Transit employees removed for possible fatigue The Record, 12/15/2016 - A dozen NJ Transit employees who exhibited symptoms of fatigue have been removed from service as part of an interim safety measure put in place after a fatal September crash in Hoboken that could have been the result of sleep apnea, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
Road study kicks off in four northern Ocean County towns NJTPA Mention
Brick Shorebeat, 12/15/2016 - Lakewood, Toms River, Brick and Jackson will take part in the study, which will ultimately produce a new transportation master plan that will serve the four-town area.
NJ Transit official resigns, cites unreliable funding The Record, 12/14/2016 - NJ Transit's vice chairman announced on Wednesday that he was stepping down from the position to focus on his private business.
Jersey City group touts traffic safety progress, but says there's work to be done The Jersey Journal, 12/14/2016 - During a standing room only meeting Tuesday night, local officials and members of a grassroots traffic safety group touted recent efforts to address pedestrian and roadway safety.
NJ Transit cameras to record train drivers in wake of fatal crash NJ.com, 12/14/2015 - NJ Transit officials said they've hired 100 new employees, including four safety workers, and will install cameras that face crews driving trains by the end of 2017.
'Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign underway for holidays NJ.com, 12/14/2016 - Law enforcement officials from Somerset and Hunterdon counties will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of their annual end of year "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" statewide campaign, Acting Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said in a news release Tuesday.
Views from the bridge: New Goethals span edges towards completion CBS, 12/14/2016 - The Goethals Bridge Replacement Project is edging towards completion, with plans to open the new span connecting Staten Island and New Jersey in 2017.
New Tappan Zee Bridge hits construction milestone Associated Press, 12/13/2016 - Work on the new $4 billion Tappan Zee Bridge on the Hudson River north of New York City has hit a major milestone.
PATH 33rd Street weekend service returns for Christmas Eve NJ.com, 12/13/2016 - On the night before Christmas, the 33rd Street PATH line will resume weekend service after months of being shut down for construction.
'Zombie' driver law inches closer to life in N.J. NJ.com, 12/13/2016 - The bill was proposed last year after a March 2015 audit revealed that the MVC issued 300 documents to individuals who used the Social Security numbers of people that the federal Social Security Administration listed as being officially deceased.
Little Falls residents fight Browertown Road sidewalks NJTPA Mention
NorthJersey.com, 12/13/2016 - The proposed Browertown Road project is part of a larger plan to improve the Morris Canal Greenway, a collection of parkland that ultimately could span North Jersey.
Glen Ridge police focusing on pedestrian safety Street Smart NJ Mention
Glen Ridge Voice, 12/12/2016 - The Glen Ridge Police Department is dedicating part of December to a pedestrian safety program.
Commuter rail tunnels will take longer to fix than originally estimated, officials say NJ.com, 12/12/2016 - The work was supposed to take one year for each one of the old tunnels, but now will take as long as 18 months.
Bricks or clicks? The American Dream megamall versus online shopping NJTPA Mention
NJ Spotlight, 12/13/2016 — American Dream's developers argue that they’re not just building a mall, they’re creating a global destination
NJ still hasn’t met federal standards for secure licenses … but swears it will NJ 101.5 FM, 12/12/2016 — New Jersey has been given another extension as it tries to comply with a 2005 federal law governing security standards for driver licenses and other state-issued identification.
Leaders say Gateway project on track NJTV News, 12/12/2016 — Elected officials and business leaders from New Jersey and New York say the Gateway Program is on track and all the major players on board.
Self-driving car bill advances, but faces bumpy road The Record, 12/12/2016 — Over the objections of automakers, an Assembly transportation panel on Monday voted to advance a bill that for the first time would authorize companies to test self-driving cars on New Jersey’s roadways.
Older Driver Safety Week Atlantic Highlands Herald, 12/5/2016 - December 5th through 9th is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week and AAA Mid-Atlantic has research, tips and resources to help senior drivers stay safe on the roads.
What if new Port Authority Bus Terminal were built in NJ? Asbury Park Press, 12/5/2016 - Though experts believe it’s “highly unlikely,” building a bus terminal in the Garden State would create a nightmare for bus commuters that already spend as much as $496 each month for the opportunity to sit in Lincoln Tunnel traffic for a few hours each day.
Did OPEC deal finally kill cheap, $2-a-gallon gas in N.J.? NJ.com, 12/5/2016 - By Monday morning, none of the 15 lowest discount prices in the state listed by GasBuddy.com were under $2 a gallon and the average price for regular went up by five cents a gallon between Friday and Monday, landing at $2.29 a gallon.
Pump your own gas? Many willing if it means $15 minimum wage The Record, 12/2/2016 - After Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno said that raising the minimum wage to $15 could lead to gas stations going self-serve, New Jersey residents have weighed in on whether they were willing to take to the pump.
Traffic alert: Garden State Parkway could be a mess this weekend NJ.com, 12/2/16. Expect traffic delays this weekend as three of the six lanes on a busy stretch of the Garden State Parkway will be closed for road work.
Ferries carry the biggest risk of terrorism, state report says NJ.com, 12/1/16. Ferries are at the biggest risk for a terror attack out of the state's transportation network because they transport large volumes of people, and have limited security and limited means of escape, according to reports from the state Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.
Does the MVC owe you a refund for unused registration fees? NJ.com, 12/1/16. New Jersey wants drivers to pay upfront for four years’ worth of registration renewals when they lease or buy a new vehicle, but a reader wants to know why he couldn't apply the unused portion of that fee when he registered another vehicle.
NJ politicians renew support for midtown bus terminal NorthJersey.com, 11/30/16. A bipartisan group of New Jersey politicians reiterated their support for a new midtown bus terminal Wednesday amid renewed opposition to the idea from New York officials.
N.J. lawmakers draw 'line in the sand' over new Port Authority bus terminal NJ.com, 11/30/16. New Jersey lawmakers drew "a line in the sand" Wednesday in a possible border war with New York officials over replacing the aging Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.
These are the things NJ Transit riders say they want improved NJ.com, 11/30/16. Some of the same issues that riders identified in NJ Transit's first quarterly customer survey in 2011 have continued to boomerang back to the agency in the 20 surveys conducted since then.
Is that truck really safe? NJ highway weigh stations see if they measure up NJ101.5, 11/30/16. New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the nation, and many of our highways and byways are clogged with truck traffic at all hours.
Deterioration prompts traffic limits on aging bridge The Record, 11/30/16. A 111-year-old bridge slated for replacement has been limited to one-way traffic after a recent inspection found more structural deterioration than expected.
Direct flight to Cuba from Newark departs Tuesday The Record, 11/29/16. The first direct passenger flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to Havana will depart Tuesday morning, launching the start of regular daily flights from the Garden State to Cuba as part of improved relations between the United States and the island nation.
N.J. county teams up with Waze app to help ease traffic NJ.com, 11/29/16. A new partnership between Passaic County and the GPS app Waze looks to ease traffic in the North Jersey area...County Freeholders announced they joined the app's Connected Citizens Program Tuesday. It will allow for an information exchange that will help lead to reduced traffic congestion, according to a press release.
Winners of annual PATH poster contest to be unveiled Friday NJ.com, 11/29/16. The Port Authority will unveil the grand prize winner and runners-up of its annual PATH holiday poster contest Friday morning in Jersey City.
PATH winning the race to install safety system, feds say NJ.com, 11/28/16. PATH is winning the race among local commuter railroads to install a federally-mandated safety system designed to stop or slow trains, federal officials said.
'Tis the season for free parking in Essex County The Record, 11/28/16. Some Essex County towns are providing free parking on streets and municipal lots during
the holiday season to encourage local shopping.
Maplewood recognized for pedestrian safety efforts NJTPA Mention
EssexNewsDaily.com, 11/28/16. The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority recognized the township of Maplewood for its “vital contribution to making pedestrian safety a priority in the community.” The township received the award for “implementing the Street Smart NJ Pedestrian Safety Education campaign, and in doing so contributing to the goal of making New Jersey safer for pedestrians.”
Feds: Railroads slow to make progress on train technology The Associated Press, 11/28/16. Federal regulators say railroads across the country are making slow, uneven progress in installing sophisticated train-control technology that's seen as an antidote to crashes involving speeding and other human factors.
5 reasons why gas prices shouldn't rise anytime soon NJ.com, 11/28/2016. The semi-annual meeting of OPEC nations is two-days away. This is the one in which they absolutely, positively, cross their hearts, swear to cut crude oil production to boost prices. But experts say drivers shouldn't lose sleep over it.
Feds: Railroads slow to make progress on train technology CNBC.com, 11/28/16. PHILADELPHIA— Federal regulators say railroads across the country are making slow, uneven progress in installing sophisticated train-control technology that's seen as an antidote to crashes involving speeding and other human factors. Federal Railroad Administration data released Monday showed passenger railroads had installed positive-train...
Older Driver Safety Week Atlantic Highlands Herald, 12/5/2016 - December 5th through 9th is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week and AAA Mid-Atlantic has research, tips and resources to help senior drivers stay safe on the roads.
Feds take another step toward ensuring safety of crude oil rail shipments MidHudsonNews.com, 11/21/2016 - The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is taking its first major step toward requiring oil companies to stabilize their highly flammable crude oil before shipping it by rail.
Are in-dash information centers responsible for spike in traffic deaths? NJ.com, 11/20/2016 - For years, safety officials branded handheld cell phone use as the culprit for distracted driving-related crashes. Now, their scrutiny is turning to the hands-free systems that are supposed to make driving and communicating safer.
Port Authority bus terminal feud gets personal The Record, 11/20/2016 - At stake is a vital cog in the region’s transportation system, a bus terminal at the heart of Manhattan that serves some 230,000 commuters each day, most from New Jersey
Judge dismisses suit against Port Authority over spending NJ.com, 11/19/2016 - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey over its alleged use of toll money for the World Trade Center reconstruction and Pulaski Skyway repairs.
Hoboken crash shows worker fatigue is big problem for railroads, feds say NJ.com, 11/19/2016 - The Federal Railroad Administration plans to issue safety advisories to railroads to in order to develop programs addressing worker fatigue and to speed up the installation of cameras in locomotives.
$1M sought for Lyndhurst Train Station The Record, 11/18/2016 - Township officials are seeking $1 million in state funding to renovate the empty building next to the Stuyvesant Avenue train station.
Trucks can now bypass weigh stations on 3 busy highways under new program NJ.com, 11/18/2016 - Some new technology, similar to E-ZPass, may help ease eastbound tractor-trailer traffic on three major highways by allowing trucks to bypass weigh stations, the state Department of Transportation announced Friday.
Newton sidewalks, crosswalks pose obstacles during upgrades NJ Herald, 11/18/2016 - Pedestrians looking to get across streets north of the Newton Green will have to dodge construction for a couple more weeks as work to upgrade sidewalks and crosswalks enters its final stages, according to state Department of Transportation officials.
Somerset County planners receive statewide award NJTPA Mention
myCentralJersey.com, 11/17/2016 - The Somerset County Planning Board received PlanSmart NJ’s Regional and Community Planning Award at a Nov. 3 ceremony at The Hyatt Regency in Princeton.
Fort Lee launches live video of George Washington Bridge The Record, 11/17/2016 – A new eye in the sky makes it possible to view traffic problems in Fort Lee. A streaming live video of the entrance to the George Washington Bridge is posted on the borough’s “Fort Lee On Demand” YouTube channel.
Feds: West Milford too urban for transportation grant The Record, 11/17/2016 - According to Lisa Torbic of NJ Transit, census data shows the 80-square-mile exurban municipality at the far end of Passaic County has become too urban to qualify for funding from the Federal Transportation Administration’s 5311 program for rural communities administered by the corporation.
Harvey Cedars is a ‘Street Smart’ community NJTPA Mention
The SandPaper, 11/16/2016 - The North Jersey Transportation Authority recently recognized Harvey Cedars for its participation in the agency’s Street Smart NJ, a pedestrian safety campaign.
With fatalities on the rise, pedestrians will have more time to cross this busy road The Jersey Journal, 11/16/2016 - Motorists and pedestrians are starting to see a big change on Kennedy Boulevard. Hudson County engineers have adjusted the timing on traffic lights on the county roadway in Jersey City, which officials say will reduce drivers' speed throughout many of the municipalities Kennedy Boulevard runs through.
As fatal car crashes increase, experts blame cell phone use NJ.com, 11/16/2016 - After years of decline, federal officials have seen an uptick in car crash fatalities — a trend that experts say is due to the increased number of drivers using their cell phones while behind the wheel.
Engineer in Hoboken train crash had undiagnosed sleep disorder, lawyer says NY Times, 11/16/2016 - The engineer of a New Jersey Transit train that crashed into Hoboken Terminal in September had an undiagnosed sleep disorder, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
Bayonne Bridge's first elevated roadway installed The Jersey Journal, 11/16/2016 - In a new milestone, the elevated roadway that will eventually serve as the northbound side of the Bayonne Bridge has essentially been completed, the Port Authority announced.
Unlikely allies worked hard for Transportation Trust Fund fix NJ Spotlight, 11/16/2016 - Forward NJ, a coalition of business, labor and others, set out in 2014 to save the TTF from going bankrupt. Is cooperation on other big issues on the cards?
Second meeting for recommended route for the Hudson Tunnel Project MassTransitMag.com, 11/14/2016 - The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and NJ Transit invites the public to learn more about their recommendation for the Hudson Tunnel Project at the public meeting in New York on Nov. 17, 2016.
Local governments are one step closer to more control of jitney buses NJ.com, 11/14/2016 - Legislation proposed after the death of an 11-year-old Jersey City boy, who was fatally struck by a jitney bus last month, was advanced by the state's Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Newark Walks: This self-guided walking tour explores over 80 historical sites JerseyDigs.com, 11/14/2016 - Several of New Jersey’s most historic sites are located within a few miles of each other in Newark. A newly-launched self-guided walking tour allows residents and visitors to see nearly all of them.
Somerset County planners receive statewide award
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Get ready. New Jersey gas tax increase kicks in Tuesday Press of Atlantic City, 10/28/2016 - The countdown is on to the biggest gasoline-tax increase in New Jersey history, the 23-cent charge that will be tacked on to every gallon of gas sold in the state starting Tuesday morning.
Mathis Bridge to close tomorrow through the spring Newsworks WHYY, 10/27/2016 - The closure of the Thomas A. Mathis Bridge, the causeway that connects Toms River with the Barnegat Bay Island, is set to begin tomorrow, officials announced.
$712M in new NJ Transit buses start rolling off line again NJ.com, 10/27/16. New NJ Transit commuter buses have started rolling off the assembly line again, sparing workers in Canada and North Dakota from layoffs that were announced in September. Officials at Motor Coach Industries announced that the potential layoffs won't be necessary after NJ Transit officials told them to resume production of ...
MARAD Awards $4.85 Million in Grants for Marine Highway Projects Seapower Magazine, 10/27/2016 - The grants will help expand existing marine highway operations across New York Harbor; along the Mississippi River between New Orleans, Baton Rouge, La., and Memphis, Tenn.; and on the East Coast between Richmond and Hampton Roads in Virginia.
N.J. company acquires zero-emission medical taxi business NJBIZ, 10/27/2016 - The nation's first employee-only zero-emission taxi company is now owned by a New Jersey firm, it announced Wednesday.
How commuting shapes NJ daytime population NJ.com, 10/27/2016 – If you travel far from home each morning to get to the office, you’re not alone, More than a million New Jersey residents leave their towns every day to go to work.
Switching to electric vehicles could save state $4B by 2050 NJ Spotlight, 10/27/2016 - Breaking transportation sector of the gasoline habit could also reduce asthma attacks, visits to emergency rooms, and premature deaths
NJ Transit hires $350-an-hour safety consultant NJ.com, 10/26/2016 - A former Metro-North president will be tapped by NJ Transit to help the agency's rail system meet federal safety requirements.
NJ Transit officials approve budget for positive train control NJTV, 10/26/2016 - New Jersey Transit is making headway toward implementing positive train control — the lifesaving technology that can automatically slow or stop an off-kilter train.
State offers $2.8B in bonds to help top off depleted transportation trust fund NJ Spotlight, 10/26/2016 - Financial offering — and $500 million private bank loan — bring home the fact that TTF renewal involves significant amount of new debt.
Extension of light rail to Bergen County seen as priority NJ.com, 10/25/16. HACKENSACK — The Hudson-Bergen Light rail is on track to head north and provide coverage into Bergen County, though not anytime soon. A group of state senators announced Tuesday that they were making the extension of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail a priority with the resolution of the Transportation Trust Fund impasse.
Is a perfect storm on the N.J. gas price radar? Or will the pump stay painless? NJ.com, 10/26/2016 - There are two storm clouds on the horizon for drivers as the holidays approach. The first is a 23 cent per-gallon increase in the state gas tax, which takes effect on Nov. 1. The second is the Nov. 30 meeting of OPEC.
N.J. senators hope gas tax increase will fund Bergen light rail extension The Record, 10/25/2016 - Several Democratic state senators reiterated their support for the 23-cent gas tax increase Tuesday with the hope that funding might finally become available to extend the light rail into eastern Bergen County.
TTF projects to resume in county New Jersey Herald, 10/26/2016 - With a funding formula for the state's Transportation Trust Fund in place, Sussex County's engineers and three contractors are working to restart projects that have lain dormant since early July.
When will work resume on shut down road, bridge projects? NJ.com, 10/25/2016 - With a resolution to fund the state Transportation Trust Fund signed by the governor, readers asked when will construction resume on road and bridge projects that were shut down during the summer.
Emerson officials ask residents to support grant for Kinderkamack streetscape work The Record, 10/25/2016 - The borough is asking residents to sign letters in support of its application for a state grant that officials hope will allow them to build a uniform streetscape along Kinderkamack Road.
NJ must reduce global-warming pollution in transportation sector NJ Spotlight, 10/25/2016 - Getting low-carbon vehicles on the road is imperative, but the roadblock remains the lack of charging stations for electric cars and trucks.
Oceanic Bridge information sessions Oct. 25 NJTPA Mention
Two River Times, 10/25/2016 - Public officials are inviting members of the community to give input on what, if anything, should be done about the aging Oceanic Bridge (S-31), connecting Locust Point Road in Middletown with Bingham Avenue in Rumson, over the Navesink River.
Bridge work in Ogdensburg resumes today New Jersey Herald, 10/25/2016 - Work to replace the Passaic Avenue bridge is expected to restart today after a nearly four-month shutdown caused by a dispute on how to fund the state's Transportation Trust Fund.
NJ must reduce global-warming pollution in transportation sector NJ Spotlight, 10/24/16. The state should focus its priorities on reducing global-warming pollution in the transportation sector, particularly by using electric vehicles to move people and goods, according to clean-energy advocates.
Oceanic Bridge info sessions Tuesday in Middletown, Rumson NJTPA Mention
WOBM 92.7 FM, 10/24/2016 - Open information sessions take place at Rumson’s Bingham Hall, 40 Bingham Avenue, 2 to 4 PM; and in the Middletown Public Library, 6 to 8 PM. Each session includes a brief presentation.
Public meetings to inform public of redevelopment plans for cities NJTPA Mention
Essex News Daily, 10/24/2016 - Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren contracted the Montclair-based Nishuane Group to hold safety and public realm study meetings for those interested in learning more about the plan to redevelop Freeway Drive and the NJ Transit train area, which bisect the city.
Advance Realty unveils TransitScreen Real-Time transportation display in One Gateway Center TAP into East Orange/Orange, 10/24/2016 - TransitScreen’s live transportation display provides tenants with real-time information from NJ Transit rail and bus, Amtrak, Zipcar, and Uber, as well as walk times to stations, showcased on a dedicated 40-inch high-definition television in the building’s recently modernized lobby.
Professional drivers watching movement of New Jersey bills LandLineMag.com, 10/24/2016 - The use of trooper-issued tickets in New Jersey and driving with a suspended CDL are the subjects of legislation moving through the statehouse.
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