AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing 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 $3.24, down a penny from last week. That's also lower than ...

Floating crane arrives for NY’s Tappan Zee project

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — One of the world's largest floating cranes has arrived in New York, where it will be used to build the new Tappan Zee Bridge. The Journal News reports (http://lohud.us/1hWzMpU) that the 400-foot-long Left Coast Lifter ...

Jitney buses face tougher rules in NJ

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — Jitney bus owners in New Jersey face tougher regulations under a new law that followed the death of a baby. Authorities say a jitney driver was using his cellphone when he veered off a street in West New York and struck a ...

NJ Motorists Are Seeing More Potholes This Winter

The bitter cold temperatures and snowfall have formed more potholes this winter and crews are working hard to keep up.

Agency orders wage hikes at NY airports, not NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Low-paid workers at Newark Liberty Airport are not in line for the same wage hikes that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has ordered for employees at two New York City airports. The different treatment reflects a ...

4 airlines in NYC told to raise workers’ wages

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has ordered four airlines at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports to raise wages by $1 an hour for workers making $9 or less per hour. The agency's director, Patrick Foye, called for the ...

Vehicle traffic down in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fewer people visited Atlantic City in 2013 by trains, planes and automobiles. The South Jersey Transportation Authority says nearly 52.1 million toll-paying vehicles used the Atlantic City Expressway in 2013. That's a 2 ...

NJ Transit failed to renew trademarks

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's mass transit agency failed to renew its trademarks. New Jersey Transit has applied to register its logo and advertising slogans that are familiar to train and bus passengers. NJ Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. ...

Extra Super Bowl rail service begins

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is operating additional trains to handle customers heading to and from Super Bowl activities. Late morning and evening service into and out of New York City will be available on the Northeast Corridor and ...

Snow eating up funds on NJ Turnpike, GSP

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Snow removal is eating up funds on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. The toll roads have spent $14.5 million on snow and salt this month. That compares to $24.7 million for all of 2013. There were 66 snow or ...