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New Jersey transportation commissioner confirmed

9-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's pick to head New Jersey's Transportation Department has been confirmed by the state Senate. It means Democrat Jamie Fox is returning to a position he also held when Jim McGreevey was governor. Fox's ...

Fire in NYC PATH tunnel disrupts service

9-21-14
NEW YORK (AP) — PATH train service between New York and New Jersey is suspended after a fire broke out in a PATH tunnel in Manhattan. A Fire Department spokesman says the fire was reported at 3:38 p.m. Sunday at 19th Street and Sixth Avenue in ...

Newark airport runway repairs nearing end

9-19-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Repairs to a major runway at Newark Liberty International Airport could be more of an annoyance to residents of two New Jersey cities than to air travelers. Runway 4L-22R will close Saturday for ten days to complete grooving ...

Gloucester County gets monitors for future leaks

9-19-14
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Gloucester County is getting weather monitors in the wake of a 2012 train derailment that leaked a dangerous gas in southern New Jersey. The county prosecutor's office secured $150,000 in grants. Coordinator Bill Donovan ...

Emergency repairs approved for Walt Whitman Bridge

9-18-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The agency that operates the Walt Whitman bridge connecting southern New Jersey and Philadelphia has approved $2.7 million in work to repair holes found on the bridge's steelwork. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported ...

New Jersey gets nearly $1.5B for transit repairs

9-18-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit and the Port Authority are getting nearly $1.5 billion to make repairs from Superstorm Sandy and to shield themselves from future storms. Most of the federal transportation dollars, nearly $1.3 billion, will ...
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Merger of State’s Transportation Agencies Would Fund TTF

9-17-14
A proposal to help replenish the Transportation Trust Fund calls for the merger of the NJDOT, Turnpike Authority and NJ Transit.

Officials detail $90M bus terminal facelift

9-17-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New restrooms, ceilings that don't leak and buses that run closer to schedule are some of the short-term improvements the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is making at its aging New York bus terminal. Officials ...
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NJ Transit Plans $2 Billion Upgrade

9-12-14
NJ Transit is spending nearly $2 billion to replace trains and buses and add seats to all equipment over the next couple of decades.

Bayonne Bridge to temporarily close

9-12-14
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Motorists who use the Bayonne Bridge will need to find an alternate route. The bridge will be closed this weekend while construction crews remove portions of the structure and lift large steel and concrete sections of the ...