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Regional Roundup of the News The following are links to a selection of transportation-related articles published recently by newspapers in the northern New Jersey region. This page is updated on at least a bi-weekly basis. Please note that links on this page may expire or be unreliable due to changes made by host newspapers.


Massive container ship - bigger than 4 football fields - sets record under Bayonne Bridge NJ.com, 9/13/20 - Bayonne residents have long been accustomed to gigantic container ships quietly passing by their neighborhoods as they ply the waters of the Kill Van Kull and pass beneath the steel arch bridge that bears the city’s name, heading toward the main shipping terminals of the Port of New York and New Jersey on Newark Bay.
Turnpike, Parkway, Expressway tolls increase Sunday NJ.com, 9/12/20 - Sunday is a big day for Jersey drivers -- tolls increase go into effect on the state’s biggest toll roads, the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway.
New Jersey Transit Moves Forward with Electric Bus Program Govtec.com, 9/10/2020 - New Jersey Transit’s board approved a $3.23 million contract with Scalfo Electric Inc. Wednesday to build electric bus charging stations and the needed electric infrastructure in Camden.
NJ Transit board approves new $18M Lyndhurst station, told positive train control on target NorthJersey.com, 9/10/20 - After a break for the summer, the NJ Transit board resumed its monthly meetings Wednesday with several high-interest items on the agenda.
Feds award N.J. additional $150M for road improvements ROI-NJ.com, 9/9/20 - Roads in New Jersey just got a little bit better — or will soon. The state received an additional $150 million in federal funding from the Federal Highway Administration, Gov. Phil Murphy and Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced Wednesday.
NJ Transit’s electric bus program rolls ahead as opponents push for booting of natural gas plant NJ.com, 9/9/20 - NJ Transit was on two sides of the environmental coin on Wednesday, approving infrastructure that could bring environmentally clean electric buses to the state and facing demands that natural gas-fired electric power plant be reconsidered due to pollution concerns.
Rutgers introduces electric scooters to campus The Daily Targum, 9/8/20 - An alternative transportation option is available for students of Rutgers — New Brunswick: electric scooters (e-scooters). 
NJ Transit's Route 126 in Hoboken gets new stops, bigger buses NorthJersey.com, 9/8/20 - One of NJ Transit's busiest bus routes — the 126 — is receiving additional and changed bus stops, according to an announcement on Tuesday.
NJ gas tax will rise less than a month after toll hike NorthJersey.com, 8/28/20 - New Jersey drivers will pay an extra 9.3 cents per gallon on gasoline and diesel fuel when the gas tax is raised on Oct. 1, the state treasurer announced Friday. 
The N.J. bridge of commuter nightmares is finally getting federal funding for replacement NJ.com, 8/27/20 - The 110-year-old swing bridge that carries Amtrak and NJ Transit’s Northeast Corridor Line over the Hackensack River is notorious for getting stuck after it rotates open to allow boat traffic to pass by.
What happens next to the bridge connecting Rumson to Middletown? Here’s how you can have a voice NJTPA Mention
News 12, 8/27/20 - The coronavirus pandemic delayed efforts in Monmouth County to move forward designing a new bridge connecting Rumson to Middletown, after engineers determined the current 79-year-old bridge is now structurally deficient, and today – people can have a voice in what happens next.
Portal North Bridge replacement project gets shot of federal funds to continue engineering NorthJersey.com, 8/26/2020 - New Jersey was allocated $280 million in one of the first installments of federal aid to help build the Portal North Bridge replacement.
Drivers may be hit with (slightly) increased MVC fee NJ.com, 8/26/20 - Beleaguered drivers who continue to wait in line at state Motor Vehicle Commission agencies for hours may have a new pain to bear – increased vehicle registration fees.
$600 in fees over $27 tolls? Cashless tolling could be a wild ride in New Jersey NorthJersey.com, 8/26/2020 - ….During the seven-week period earlier this year when cash toll collections were suspended on Turnpike Authority highways, more than 79,000 people received incorrect toll notices and were wrongly charged $50 administrative fees, according to a report in NJ.com.
Middletown, Rumson: What Should We Do About The Oceanic Bridge? NJTPA Mention
Patch.com, 8/25/2020 - MIDDLETOWN, NJ — Monmouth County and the federal Highway Administration will host an online public meeting this Thursday to come up with a "local concept study" for the Oceanic Bridge.
Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada stepping down after 20 years NJTPA Mention
mycentraljersey.com, 8/25/20 - Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Angel G. Estrada, who became the first Latino elected to the board in 1999, is retiring from office Sept. 1.
Vision for Raritan Borough Future Being Planned Through Grant from North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority NJTPA Mention
Tapinto.net, 8/24/20 - A vision for Raritan’s future is in the process of being conceived, modeled and designed by multiple municipal, state and federal agencies. The planning is complex as the experts work to hold on to the town’s rich history, while successfully growing the downtown into an ever-evolving world.
 
Hoboken: What's The Deal With Three-Wheeled Cars And Motorcycles? 8/24/2020 - Residents in various Hoboken Facebook groups have noted that some nights, groups of three-wheeled or Slingshot vehicles travel around town, a rare sight before the pandemic. Motorcycles have been spotted in groups of five or more as well.
Bus companies fight for survival as more N.J. schools shift to all-remote reopening NJ.com, 8/22/20 - When schools shut down in March because of the coronavirus, thousands of buses sat idle.
Amtrak portion of Moynihan Train Hall renovation could see delays, cost spikes, report says NorthJersey.com, 8/20/20 - Inexperienced management, rising costs, and concerns about on-time completion are among the highlighted criticisms of Amtrak in a report released by the train operator's inspector general regarding the Moynihan Train Hall renovation.
Survey: Toll-road traffic still lagging pre-pandemic levels Associated Press, 8/20/2020 - NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Traffic on some major U.S. toll roads has rebounded from lows reached during the height of the coronavirus pandemic but the range of the recovery varies widely in different parts of the country, according to a survey released Thursday.
Coach USA launches customized bus routes to companies, hospitals to bring back commuters NorthJersey.com, 8/19/20 - Figuring out how to encourage people to return to commuting is a conundrum facing private and public transportation alike — but Coach USA is taking a new approach.
Northeast transportation projects earn recognition from industry leaders TransportationNewsTodayNews.com, 8/19/2020 - Projects in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania all earned regional recognition in the America’s Transportation Awards competition.
Port of NY & NJ Becomes Country’s Second Largest Container Port Njbmagzine.com, 8/18/20 - A new economic impact study released today by the New York Shipping Association reveals that the port industry of New York and New Jersey accounted for nearly $12 billion in tax revenue, supported over 500,000 jobs, and was responsible for $36.1 billion in personal and $99.5 billion in business income in the region in 2019.
With ‘Nobody Going to Work,’ Private Bus Companies Are Worried About the Future The New York Times, 8/17/20 - No other city in America is as reliant on mass transit as New York, with millions of daily riders usually cramming into subway cars, trains and buses run by sprawling public agencies.
New York, New Jersey see biggest hits to air travel, industry analysis shows TransportationToday, 8/17/2020 - TransportationToday, 8/17/2020 - According to an industry analysis by Airlines for America (A4a), New York and New Jersey suffered the biggest loss of air service so far during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus hit air travel harder in N.Y. and N.J. than rest of country, group says NJ.com, 8/13/20 - New Jersey and New York ranked among the top 10 states in the nation that lost airline service due to travel restrictions and a fear of flying during the coronavirus pandemic.
What should a commuter do when NJ Transit won’t cross honor their ticket? NJ.com, 8/13/20 - One of the tactics transit agencies use to move passengers when there is a service disruption is having other modes - such as a train, bus or ferry or other agency - honor their tickets.
Jersey City, Hoboken Announce Partnership with Citi Bike JerseyDigs.com, 8/13/2020 - A feud between two bike sharing services has come to an end as two of Hudson county’s cities will both start featuring Citi Bike services later this year.
PATH unions have been waiting 10 years for a new contract. It’s time to settle, Congressmen say
NJ.com, 8/13/2020 - Six members of Congress went to bat for PATH rail employees who have been working for almost 10 years without a new labor contract with the Port Authority.
Workers, riders tell Cory Booker that NJ Transit needs federal aid NJ.com, 8/12/2020  - Perhaps one of the more convincing arguments U.S. Senator Cory Booker heard for providing a second round of federal funding for NJ Transit, didn’t come from an expert or pubic official, but from a neighbor who rides the bus daily.
The MVC put 20 forms online to cut down on lines and wait times 8/11/2020 - The state Motor Vehicle Commission took a promised step on Monday, allowing drivers start part of the arduous process of applying for or renewing document online, instead of waiting in long lines at agencies to fill out a paper form.
All NJ Transit train lines back up and running following Tropical Storm Isaias NorthJersey.com, 8/8/20 - Rail service has returned to all NJ Transit lines. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, the Morris & Essex line was up and running on weekend timetables — albeit with a warning about possible delays — and the Gladstone Branch also returned, along with its substitute bus service.
NJ Transit gets $15M federal grant to pave the way for electric buses NJ.com. 8/7/2020 - NJ Transit’s aging bus garage in Wayne is getting a federally funded makeover, including equipment needed to make the switch from diesel-powered to electric buses.
NJ Planned to Help People Buy Electric Cars With a $5,000 Rebate. Now, Not So Much NJSpotlight.com, 8/7/20 - The state has cut $16 million from a much-touted new program designed to help motorists buy electric vehicles by offering rebates of up to $5,000 to cushion the cost of zero emission vehicles.
After private bus company stops service, NJ Transit and Coach USA offer help for riders 8/7/2020 - DeCamp suspended service at midnight Friday because ridership was too low to cover costs, after the company resumed service in June.
Two NJ Transit lines remain suspended as others return with reduced service NorthJersey.com, 8/6/20 - Two NJ Transit train lines remain suspended as others are resuming service  with crews working to remove hundreds of trees and repair wires following Tuesday's storm.
DeCamp to suspend bus service indefinitely starting Aug. 7 MontclairLocal.news, 8/5/20 - DeCamp Bus Lines will be suspending bus service indefinitely starting this Friday, Aug. 7, as a result of lower ridership since the outbreak of COVID-19, the Montclair-based transit company announced Wednesday. 
Murphy, MVC say they’ve eliminated 55% of the backlog, as drivers say they’re in line for hours NJ.com, 8/5/2020 - Close to a month after New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agencies reopened, officials said they have cleared 55% of the backlog of drivers who couldn’t do business during the three months the coronavirus pandemic closed facilities.
$12M in Federal Funding to Upgrade NJ Airports NJBmagazine.com, 7/24/20 - U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced a combined $12,180,000 in federal funding for New Jersey airports from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to make needed upgrades and improvements.
Forget your mask? NJ Transit has 245K donated masks to be handed out at stations NorthJersey.com, 7/23/20 - More than 245,000 cloth masks are being donated to NJ Transit from a federal agency to help out commuters who forget or lose their mask at certain stations.
Public officials question NJ DOT about rock blasting, construction plans for rockfall on I-80 NorthJersey.com, 7/23/20 - New Jersey’s transportation commissioner cautioned one mayor about speculating and sensationalizing, but provided few answers herself to questions posed during and before Wednesday’s invite-only meeting about a controversial project to prevent rocks falling on Interstate 80.
Street Smart Campaign Has Presence on LBI NJTPA Mention
The Sand Paper, 7/22/20 - Police departments along the Jersey Shore and throughout New Jersey are working to raise awareness about pedestrian safety this summer by partnering with Street Smart NJ, coordinated  by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.
As Shore Opens Up, Risk Increases For Crashes NJTPA Mention
Jerseyshoreonline.com, 7/21/20 - Even though a lot of shore destinations aren’t fully re-opened, police are urging pedestrian safety. Drivers should keep an eye out for people walking and pedestrians should keep an eye out for cars.
Little Silver to participate in summer pedestrian safety campaign NJTPA Mention
The Monthouth Journal, 7/21/20 -  Police Departments along the Jersey Shore — including in Litle Silver — and throughout New Jersey are working to raise awareness about pedestrian safety this summer by partnering with Street Smart NJ.
N.J. city aims for new NYC ferry as project gets $5M boost from feds

NJ.com, 7/21/2020 - Millions of federal dollars will flow to Middlesex County to help bring a new ferry service to life.

Powerful lobbyists hired by DOT to negotiate with local, federal officials on Rt. 80 project NJTPA Mention
NorthJersey.com, 7/21/2020 - One of New Jersey’s biggest lobbying firms, typically hired by those who have business before state agencies, has been hired by the state Department of Transportation to help coordinate a summit with local and federal officials about a highway project on the western part of Route 80.
Traffic deaths climb back to pre-pandemic levels, even with fewer cars on N.J. roads. Here’s why.

NJ.com, 7/20/2020 - Troubling statistics show traffic fatalities have returned to their pre-COVID levels, even with wide swaths of the population continuing to restrict their travel.

NJ Joins Multistate Deal to Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks and Buses by 2050 NJ Spotlight, 7/15/20 - In a significant step aimed at expediting the electrification of the transportation sector, 15 states, including New Jersey, have agreed to work together to deploy far more electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles on their roads.
NJ Transit report on Raritan Valley Line one-seat ride to New York Penn presents options July 14, 2020 - The Raritan Valley Line's "one-seat" or direct ride into New York Penn Station was studied by an NJ Transit consultant, and the report presented extensive ideas for consideration.
MVC agencies closed before noon after being swamped with people NJ.com, 7/13/2020 - All 39 state Motor Vehicle agencies closed their lines to new customers on Monday before noon. Those lucky drivers who made it before the cutoff still faced the now familiar long lines and multiple-hour waits.
NJ Transit capacity limits lifted, but face masks remain required to slow coronavirus spread, Murphy says NJ.com, 7/13/2020 - NJ Transit trains, buses and light rail may resume operating with full capacity starting Wednesday, though face coverings will remain required for all staff and passengers, under an executive order Gov. Phil Murphy signed Monday.
NJ to lift limits on capacity of NJ Transit and private carrier buses, trains NorthJersey.com, 7/13/2020 - Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday that the state would lift the 50 percent capacity limit that has been enforced on NJ Transit and private carrier buses, trains, light rail and Access Link.
NJ Transit introduces handheld devices to scan Raritan Valley Line tickets Mycentraljersey.com, 7/10/20 - The days of conductors punching tickets on Raritan Valley Line trains may be over.
Riders Want Mask Enforcement as NJ Transit Resumes Full Rail Schedule NJ Spotlight, 7/10/20 - NJ Transit rolled back to full service this week, offering a complete roster of rush hour trains. It’s the main ride for many commuters in Plainfield, a town that’s 30% blue collar, but some felt uneasy about people not masking up.
Bloomfield Launches Six Month Angled Parking Pilot Study Tapinto.net - 7/8/2020 - BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- In an effort to make parking safer and increase the number of available spots, the township has begun an angled parking pilot study. The study will last for six months and if successful, the angled spots will become permanent. 
More commuting options return in N.J. as NYC moves to new coronavirus reopening phase NJ.com, 7/6/2020 - This year, it’s more than the day after a holiday weekend, it’s the date New York City moves in to phase 3 of its coronavirus reopening plan that could put more commuters on transit and buses and ferries.
MVC agencies reopen Tuesday. Coronavirus makes it a very different ritual. NJ.com, 7/6/2020 - Tuesday is the day drivers have been waiting for since mid-March when state Motor Vehicle Commission agencies reopen after a false start last month.
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Health checks at NY — but not NJ — airports as part of quarantine 'hot spot' strategy NorthJersey.com, 7/2/2020 - - If you're flying into New York from a "hot spot" coronavirus state — the list is up to 16, as of Thursday — prepare to see some friendly health department faces, forms and pamphlets. But not in New Jersey — at least not yet.
 
Land Sale Could Advance Proposal for Greenway Between Jersey City and Montclair Jersedydigs.com, 7/1/2020 - In a decision that could allow for a linear park proposal to advance, a Virginia-based corporation that owns a former rail line between Essex County and Hudson County could soon sell the 8.6-mile corridor to a non-profit organization.
Biking and walking path between Jersey City and Montclair is one step closer to reality NJ.com, 7/1/20 - Imagine hopping on a bicycle in Jersey City, crossing the Hackensack and Passaic rivers, and riding all the way to Montclair — all without touching a road.
Temperatures, rain and goldfinches. New report details climate change impacts in N.J. NJ.com, 6/30/20 - On Tuesday, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released a new report detailing a vast array of effects that climate change has had on the Garden State already, and what is expected in coming years and decades.
NJ Transit has 6 months to finish positive train control. Will it make the deadline? NorthJersey.com, 6/30/2020 - The Federal Railroad Administration will have exactly the six months it requires to review NJ Transit's positive train control safety plan, which was sent to the federal agency Tuesday.
NJ Transit makes safety system ‘milestone’ with miles of track still to test by end of 2020 NJ.com, 6/30/2020 - NJ Transit officials proclaimed the agency “achieved a milestone” toward meeting an end of the year deadline to have a $337 million safety system running that’s required by the federal government.
NJ Transit to receive $13.3M in CARES Act funds for rural transit needs NorthJersey.com, 6/30/2020 - The money, which was allocated in the federal stimulus package passed in March to provide relief from the coronavirus, will go to a number of rural counties that provide transportation links within their region and to urban areas.
Drivers lined up for hours when inspection stations reopened after 3-month coronavirus closure NJ.com, 6/29/20 - After the coronavirus pandemic closed them for three months, state vehicle inspection stations reopened Monday morning to lines of cars stretching for miles and drivers who said they waited as long as two hours in certain places.
Warren County's Transportation Study NJTPA Mention —Patch.com, 6/25/2020 - Warren County, in partnership with the NJTPA, wants your help developing a transportation plan to provide a vision for the future of the County's transportation network through 2045.
Amazon to open 14 Garden State delivery stations in 2020 NJBIZ, 6/25/2020 — Amazon delivery stations power the last mile of its order fulfillment process. Packages are transported to delivery stations from Amazon fulfillment centers, sorted, and then loaded into vehicles for delivery to customers.
Long Beach Township Lowering Speed Limit on Ocean Roads 6/25/2020 - Ocean Boulevard, Beach Avenue and Atlantic Avenue – the ocean roads that run through Long Beach Township – will have a speed limit of 15 mph as of next Tuesday.
 
NJ Transit train, light rail service to resume normal schedule on July 6 NorthJersey.com, 6/24/20 - Full service on trains and light rail will resume at NJ Transit on July 6, the governor announced Wednesday.
NJ Transit receives $13M from feds to help riders in 14 rural counties NJ.com, 6/24/20 - Public transit will keep rolling in the states 14 rural counties with an additional $13.3 million in federal CARES act funding secured by the state’s congressional delegation.
Jersey City announces Slow Streets Pilot Program Hudson County View, 6/24/2020 — The City of Jersey City has announced a Slow Street Pilot Program, which will open up certain roadways for pedestrians in order to walk, jog, bike, and perform other outdoor activities while still adhering to social distancing.
A freeholder nominated to NJ Transit’s board could represent a voiceless bus commuter group NJ.com, 6/23/2020 — Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin nominated a Middlesex County freeholder who commutes by bus to NJ Transit’s board of directors on Monday, while two of Gov. Phil Murphy’s nominations still remain open.
NJ Transit, Rutgers study UV light to rid buses of coronavirus NJ.com, 6/22/2020 — NJ Transit is the latest agency to experiment with ultra-violet-c light as a more effective way to sanitize equipment from the coronavirus.
Flying out of Newark airport any time soon? Here’s what you can expect post-coronavirus NJ.com, 6/22/2020 — Life was slowly returning to Newark Liberty airport on Monday, where travelers were seen in the terminals that had almost emptied of fliers a month ago, due to the coronavirus. But they have new precautions and a new routine to learn.
E-ZPass only: No cash being accepted for New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway tolls NorthJersey.com 6/22/2020 - Drivers on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway are now being directed to E-ZPass lanes instead of paying cash for tolls.
Coughlin names NJ Transit board pick; Weinberg proposes expanding board's powers NorthJersey.com, 6/22/2020 — Shanti Narra, a Middlesex County freeholder, was named by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin on Monday morning as his pick to join the agency's board of directors.
N.J.‘s opening and we’re driving more. Here’s how to keep your car clean of coronavirus. NJ.com, 6/22/2020 - Face it — even if you keep the inside of your vehicle as clean as the day it rolled out of the dealership, it can still be still a virus-ridden vehicle.
Freehold Borough officials OK contract to buy building for use as town hall NJTPA Mention - CentralJersey.com, 6/17/2020 - FREEHOLD – Members of the Borough Council in Freehold Borough have authorized a $3.33 million contract to purchase a building on Mechanic Street...
NJ Transit issues guidelines to protect customers, employees during travel as N.J. reopens WHYY.org, 6/17/20 - NJ Transit released guidelines Tuesday detailing the critical steps being taken to protect its customers and employees during the reopening of New Jersey and the region, in anticipation of more riders returning to the transit system.
Will transit systems convince you it’s safe to ride? The answer is in this European city. NJ.com, 6/17/20 - Transit agencies seem to be in the role of dentists trying to convince children to come in for a check-up, when it come to getting them on trains and buses in post coronavirus world.
The price of gas is climbing in N.J. Will it ruin the summer road trip? NJ.com, 6/16/2020 - After some joyous months, when the few people still driving saw gas prices hit $2 and then drop, the last several weeks have been a let down.
After dining with Murphy, Trump announces key N.J. rail project can move ahead NJ.com, 6/13/20 - Shortly after dining with Gov. Phil Murphy at his Bedminster golf club, President Donald Trump announced late Friday night he has “given authorization to proceed” on replacing the 110-year-old Portal Bridge, a long-sought and long-stalled New Jersey rail project.
PATH service will soon return to near pre-coronavirus levels with safeguards NJ.com, 6/12/2020 - Service on the bi-state PATH rail system between New Jersey and New York will increase to 96% of the agency’s pre-coronavirus frequency on Monday June 15 — the day New Jersey eases restrictions and moves to a phase two reopening.
Need an N.J. driver’s license road test? MVC to start taking appointments later this month NJ.com, 6/12/2020 - As the state reopens from coronavirus restrictions, the legions of people waiting to take road tests and get their vehicle inspected want to know, “what about us?”
After dining with Murphy, Trump announces key N.J. rail project can move ahead NJ.com, 6/13/20 - Shortly after dining with Gov. Phil Murphy at his Bedminster golf club, President Donald Trump announced late Friday night he has “given authorization to proceed” on replacing the 110-year-old Portal Bridge, a long-sought and long-stalled New Jersey rail project.
PATH service will soon return to near pre-coronavirus levels with safeguards NJ.com, 6/12/2020 - Service on the bi-state PATH rail system between New Jersey and New York will increase to 96% of the agency’s pre-coronavirus frequency on Monday June 15 — the day New Jersey eases restrictions and moves to a phase two reopening.
Need an N.J. driver’s license road test? MVC to start taking appointments later this month NJ.com, 6/12/2020 - As the state reopens from coronavirus restrictions, the legions of people waiting to take road tests and get their vehicle inspected want to know, “what about us?”
Ex-senator who co-wrote NJ Transit reform law finally gets his vote NJ.com, 6/11/2020- A former state senator, who co-authored the NJ Transit reform bill that put commuters on the agency’s board of directors, will finally get to vote as a board member after Gov. Murphy removed a century-old legal roadblock.
Jersey City and Hoboken to merge bike-share programs, mayors say NJ.com, 6/11/20 - Biking between Hoboken and Jersey City has long been overly complicated.
It’s official. Murphy approves toll hikes on three major N.J. highways NJ.com, 6/10/20 - It’s a done deal. Tolls on the states three major toll highways are going up in September, after Gov. Phil Murphy gave a final approval of the increases and the multi-billion dollar construction plans they fund.
Surveys say we want to be back at our workplaces, and we’ll get on a bus, train or ferry to do it NJ.com, 6/10/2020 - ...The Tri-State Transportation Campaign cast a wider net, and found 92% of riders surveyed in a four-state region said they’d return to riding public transit, if proper safety measures are in place. That survey included the New York and Philadelphia metro regions of New Jersey,
As pandemic slows, NJ Transit resumes full bus service NJBiz.com, 6/9/2020 - With the regional economy slowly reopening and moving away from the COVID-19 shutdown as the pandemic slows down, New Jersey Transit said it is resuming full bus service as of Monday, and providing more train service.
Coronavirus shut down going to the MVC. Now, the agency tells us how to navigate the reopening. NJ.com, 6/9/2020 - State Motor Vehicle Commission agencies are reopening on June 29 for business that has to be done in-person, but like everything else in the new coronavirus world, this will not be the same process as it was in early March.
Murphy unveils 2 sweeping plans to get NJ Transit back on the right track NJ.com, 6/8/2020 - Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled two long-awaited plans Monday to fix NJ Transit by guiding the spending of billions of dollars on major projects and purchasing new trains and buses that was recommended in a $1.3 million audit he ordered in 2018.
Under pressure NJBiz.com, 6/8/2020 - High demand, density and safety requirements pose challenges to transportation and logistics providers
NJ Transit unveils 10-year strategic plan, 5-year capital plan NJBiz.com, 6/8/2020 - Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Transit Chief Executive Officer and President Kevin Corbett released the transportation agency’s  10-year strategic plan and a complementary five-year capital plan Monday.
Few specifics from NJ Transit CEO on how the agency will handle more riders as NJ reopens NorthJersey.com, 6/8/2020 - Long-awaited plans about NJ Transit's capital program and a 10-year road map for the embattled agency were revealed Monday, but few specifics were offered regarding how the nation's largest statewide public transportation system will keep riders from spreading the coronavirus as more and more of New Jersey reopens.

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