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Simpson to Leave Post as Transportation Commissioner

5-14-14
Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson is leaving his cabinet-level position and returning to a global shipping business he owns.

New fans planned for Atlantic City tunnel

5-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Officials plan to buy new fans to help keep the air clean in the Atlantic City tunnel. The tunnel links the Atlantic City Expressway with Marina District casinos. South Jersey Transportation Authority spokesman Kevin ...

NJ Transit Monmouth Park service starts Saturday

5-9-14
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Here's another sign that summer is just around the corner: NJ Transit trains will run to and from Monmouth Park starting Saturday. Weekend service at the Oceanport race track will run through Sept. 28 on days the track is ...

NJ Transit launches quiet cars on Hoboken trains

5-7-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit has launched a quiet car program during off-peak hours on trains that serve Hoboken Terminal. Passengers can escape the noise of cellphone conversations and personal electronics between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on ...

Rough summer ahead for Ben Franklin Bridge users

5-7-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — It could be a rough summer for commuters who use the Ben Franklin Bridge. Delaware River Port Authority chief executive John Hanson says a $103 million construction project on the PATCO rail line on the bridge will mean less ...
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Brick Residents Say Parkway Project Has Brought Deafening Noise, More Fumes

5-5-14
After the New Jersey Turnpike Authority cut down trees to widen the Garden State Parkway, Brick residents say their quality of life has decreased dramatically.

Trains roll on NJ Transit’s Montclair-Boonton Line

5-5-14
BOONTON, N.J. (AP) — Trains are rolling again along a section of New Jersey Transit's Montclair-Boonton Line after workers repaired a track washout caused by flooding. NJ Transit had suspended service after flooding washed away the stones that ...

Port Authority keeps weekend ferry service

5-2-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will continue weekend ferry service that it started to help travelers who normally take PATH trains into and out of Manhattan. PATH service between Jersey City's Exchange Place ...

NJ Transit says it lost $5.6M on Super Bowl

5-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The head of New Jersey Transit says transporting fans to and from February's Super Bowl cost the agency $5.6 million. Executive Director Ronnie Hakim told a state Senate committee on Thursday that the agency's expenses for ...

Flooding leads to shutdown on NJ Transit line

5-2-14
BOONTON, N.J. (AP) — Service remains suspended along a section of New Jersey Transit's Montclair-Boonton Line until Monday while workers repair a track washout caused by flooding. Buses will be available to shuttle passengers between Montclair ...