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Atlantic City Expressway turns 50

7-31-14
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Motorists on the Atlantic City Expressway might want to wish the toll road a happy 50th anniversary. The 44-mile road opened on July 31, 1964 when Omero Catan of Tenafly drove his Chevrolet convertible through a ...
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NTSB Discusses Causes of Paulsboro Derailment

7-29-14
The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded that both Conrail and Paulsboro bear some blame for the train derailment in December 2012.
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Asm. Burzichelli’s Offended By Information in NTSB Paulsboro Investigation Report

7-29-14
Assemblyman John Burzichelli says he is offended by some of what he saw in the report by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) about the Paulsboro train derailment investigation.

Bayonne Bridge to close 3 weekends in August

7-29-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority says the Bayonne Bridge will be closed for construction during the first three weekends in August. The closures are part of a $1.2 billion project to raise the roadway to give larger ships access to New York and ...

Disabled commuter train cleared outside NYC

7-29-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Workers have removed a New Jersey Transit commuter train that became disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in New York City. NJ Transit spokesman William Smith says the Northeast Corridor train, carrying approximately 1,000 ...

Bridge closed after it’s rammed by runaway barges

7-27-14
SALEM, N.J. (AP) — A stretch of a major southern New Jersey roadway was closed for several hours after two runaway empty barges rammed into a bridge. The Coast Guard says the barges broke free around 10 a.m. Sunday, when a tugboat ran aground in ...

NYC’s aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

7-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's busiest bus terminal serves more than 200,000 riders a day in buildings with cracked floors, crumbling ceilings and a failing air-conditioning system. Now, New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal will get a ...
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Lawmakers Press For Federal Infrastructure Funding They’re Not Likely to Get

7-25-14
Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez joined Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Parsippany to discuss the future of roadway funding.

Federal board won’t stop move of ‘Dinky’ line

7-25-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A federal transportation board has ruled that New Jersey Transit doesn't need its permission to remove part of a small rail line connecting the Princeton campus and Princeton Junction station. The Surface Transit Board ruled ...

NTSB to discuss Paulsboro train derailment

7-25-14
PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is wrapping up its investigation into a train derailment that caused a chemical leak in Paulsboro in 2012. The NTSB on Tuesday will meet in Washington to determine the probable cause ...