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Port Authority to launch weekend ferry service

3-25-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority will gauge ridership on a new weekend ferry service as an alternative for passengers who normally would ride PATH trains between Jersey City and Lower Manhattan. PATH service between Exchange Place and ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices down slightly

3-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing slightly lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.37, down a penny from last week. That's also ...

Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge to close for repairs

3-21-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bridge over the Hackensack River in Jersey City and Kearny is being temporarily closed for repairs. Transportation officials say the Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge will be closed to traffic beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday until ...

Crash, fuel spill snarled I-80 traffic

3-21-14
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Traffic is moving again following a crash on Interstate 80 in Parsippany. The crash, involving a jackknifed tractor-trailer and another vehicle, led to a fuel spill at Exit 45 Friday. It shut down the right and center ...

Port Authority approves GWB improvements

3-20-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Port Authority officials have approved more than $1 billion in repairs and improvements for the George Washington Bridge. The work will include replacing the 82-year-old bridge's 592 suspender ropes and rehabilitating all ...

Port Authority to review $1 NJ Transit lot lease

3-19-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is going to review a controversial deal it made with New Jersey's transit agency for a park-and-ride lot near the Lincoln Tunnel. The extension allowed New Jersey Transit to ...
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New NJ Transit Exec. Director Listens to Riders’ Feedback

3-18-14
NJ Transit Executive Director Ronnie Hakim was in Camden to hear what riders had to say about transportation service.
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Lesniak: Gas Tax Increase Would Allow for NJ Road Repairs

3-17-14
Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20) says that a gas tax increase would allow for transportation repairs and the state has no capacity to borrow any more money to make them.

NJ Transit has extra buses to St. Patrick’s Parade

3-17-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit will operate extra bus service to and from New York City's St. Patrick's Parade. The buses will arrive at and leave from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. NJ Transit trains are operating on a regular weekday ...

Lincoln Tunnel gets new lights

3-12-14
WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials say the agency will save lots of pennies with energy-efficient lights that were installed in the Lincoln Tunnel. It cost $2.1 million to place 2,300 LED lights in the ...