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Toll-free Tuesdays on Atlantic City Expressway

10-7-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Motorists can save some money traveling along the Atlantic City Expressway because the highway is starting toll-free Tuesdays this month. Tolls are free in the eastbound lanes between noon and midnight. The Atlantic ...

Accident cleared on Atlantic City Expressway

10-6-14
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Traffic is moving again on the Atlantic City Expressway after a two-vehicle crash that injured both drivers. The crash occurred Sunday night in the westbound lanes in Pleasantville. State Police Sgt. James Kopko tells ...

Access to NJ bridge curbed to prevent suicides

10-6-14
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Officials are blocking pedestrian access to a New Jersey bridge as a way to prevent more suicides. The state Transportation Department installed barrels leading to the pedestrian and bike lanes on the Victory Bridge. The ...

No injuries when NJ Transit train hits stolen car

10-5-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — No injuries were reported when a New Jersey Transit train struck a stolen car that had been left on the tracks in northern New Jersey. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1BHc9Kb) reports that no one was in the car when the accident ...

Ebola ruled out as cause of air traveler’s illness

10-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal health officials say Ebola has been ruled out as the cause of illness for a man who had traveled in West Africa and became sick on a flight from Brussels to the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a ...

SEPTA, rail union to resume talks Monday

10-3-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia transit officials say there won't be another rail strike for at least four months. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says it will request federal intervention if it can't reach a deal with ...

Outerbridge Crossing E-ZPass to be repaved

10-3-14
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are not expected to face major delays when work begins to repave the high-speed E-ZPass lanes at the Outerbridge Crossing. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the three-week project will start at ...

Hudson River rail tunnels need more repairs

10-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak says flooding from Superstorm Sandy caused more damage than first thought to the two tunnels that carry trains under the Hudson River. Saltwater has caused cracks to concrete walls and corroded tracks and electrical ...
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NJ Policy Perspective President: Driving Privileges for Undocumented Would Make Roads Safer

10-1-14
NJ Policy Perspective President Gordon MacInnes says that allowing undocumented residents to have driving privileges would make the roads safer because they would have to buy insurance and it would eliminate the fear of driving illegally.

Driver killed in wrong-way crash on I-80

10-1-14
SADDLE BROOK, N.J. (AP) — State Police say a car going the wrong way on Interstate 80 in northern New Jersey struck a truck head-on, killing a driver. Trooper Alina Spies (spees) says the car, driven by 25-year-old Sean Hernandez of Haworth, was ...