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Christie exchanges tweets with angry commuters

8-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and some commuters exchanged testy tweets on Twitter for more than six hours about delays on New Jersey Transit trains. The Record (http://bit.ly/1nRZexD ) newspaper reports Christie was sharing ...
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Trucking Companies Struggle to Find Drivers

8-13-14
Young people aren't entering the trucking industry as much as they used to and more regulations limit the amount of hours truck drivers can work so companies are struggling to fill slots.

New Jersey Transit service impacted by brush fire

8-11-14
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit says a brush fire in northern New Jersey is affecting service into and out of New York City. The fire broke out Monday night in Secaucus, not far from the train tracks. That spurred NJ Transit to suspend ...

Small plane crashes after landing in Del.

8-8-14
WYOMING, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a single-engine crashed after landing at an airport near Wyoming. It happened shortly after 7 a.m. Friday. Troopers say the 1980 Piper fixed wing plane made a planned landing at Jenkins Airport. ...

Report praises NJ Transit Super Bowl performance

8-8-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A report prepared for New Jersey Transit's board of directors says criticism of the transportation agency's performance at last February's Super Bowl was "misplaced" and that the agency performed well under the circumstances. ...

United flight makes emergency landing in Canada

8-6-14
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — A spokesman for the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, says a United Airlines Boeing 777 airliner on its way to Brussels from the U.S. has made an emergency landing after a fire on the aircraft. Peter Spurway, the ...

Smoke reported on United flight to Pittsburgh

8-5-14
IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh International Airport spokeswoman says passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey were forced to get off the airplane immediately after it landed on a runway after the crew reported smoke ...

DOT to outline Route 18 construction plans

8-5-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Construction aimed at easing one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in Middlesex County is set to get underway soon. The state Transportation Department on Tuesday night will discuss upcoming construction along Route 18 ...

NJ Transit offers trains to One Direction concert

8-4-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The parents of most young girls would say all roads lead to MetLife Stadium, where the popular boy band One Direction will perform two concerts. New Jersey Transit is offering rail service to the Meadowlands Sports ...

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 ...