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 ...

Brick Residents Say Parkway Project Has Brought Deafening Noise, More Fumes

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

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

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 ...