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Port Authority approves new chairman Degnan

7-23-14
NEW YORK (AP) — John Degnan has taken over as the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Port Authority's board of commissioners on Wednesday formally approved the former New Jersey attorney general to head the bistate ...

Port Authority’s new chairman tours bus terminal

7-23-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The incoming chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the agency's bus terminal in Manhattan needs repairs and ultimately replacement. John Degnan rode a bus to the 64-year-old Midtown terminal. Degnan told ...

Travelers headed to Israel from Newark scuttled

7-22-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Many travelers heading to Israel from Newark were forced to change plans Tuesday after the FAA prohibited airlines from flying to the Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours. Both of United's flights from Newark Liberty International to ...

Repaving of Palisades Parkway to begin

7-21-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Crews are set to begin repaving along the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The last time such work was done on the road, which links New York state to the George Washington Bridge, was the mid-1990s. Milling and paving will ...

Repaving of Palisades Parkway to begin

7-18-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Repaving is set to begin on the Palisades Interstate Parkway, which links New York state to the George Washington Bridge. The last time that was done was the mid-1990s. Milling and paving will start Monday night in the ...

2nd NJ Transit bus driver disciplined for reading

7-17-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Another New Jersey Transit bus driver has been disciplined for reading while behind the wheel. A passenger on the Route #137 bus out of Toms River sent a cellphone photo to NJ Transit that appeared to show the driver ...
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Federal Highway Funding Offers Short-Term Fix for NJ Roads

7-16-14
The House of Representatives approved $11 billion for the federal Highway Trust Fund through May, but officials say that will only help New Jersey temporarily.

No expansion planned for Atlantic City rail line

7-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit won't move forward with a consultant's recommendations for expanding the Atlantic City rail line and boosting its ridership. The agency had commissioned the $735,000 study in 2009. But spokesman ...
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Trucking Executives Discuss Improving Port Newark

7-15-14
Trucking and shipping executives attended a town hall meeting to discuss a special task force report on improving Port Newark's performance.