Most work to halt on Jersey shore road over summer

LAVALLETTE, N.J. (AP) — Motorists heading to the Jersey shore will find a major road that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy ready for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Transportation Commissioner James Simpson was in Lavallette Monday to announce ...

Investigators: Planes nearly collided near Newark

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A preliminary federal report says two planes nearly collided over Newark Liberty Airport last month. The National Transportation Safety Board report classifies it as a near midair collision. The report estimates that a landing ...

Train derails in New Jersey; no injuries, damage

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Conrail says four empty cars of a freight train derailed in Camden, but no one was hurt and nothing was damaged. Conrail spokesman John Enright says the derailment happened at about 3 a.m. Monday on the Conrail Camden Belt Line ...

JFK Airport has cellphone parking lot

NEW YORK (AP) — Who knew? John F. Kennedy Airport has a designated cellphone parking lot. It's designed to keep motorists off the shoulders of airport roadways as they wait to pick up passengers. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/1vs5Da1 ...

New shipping cranes arrive at Port Newark

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Three shipping cranes designed to load and unload the world's largest container ships have arrived at the Port Newark Container Terminal in New Jersey. The cranes, which cost $40 million, were delivered Sunday aboard a ship ...

Simpson to Leave Post as Transportation Commissioner

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

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

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

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

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 ...