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Port Authority Board Approves 10-Year Capital Plan

1-5-17
Highlights of the proposed capital plan include $3.5 billion over 10 years for a new bus terminal, $2.7 billion for the new Gateway Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnel project and more than $1.5 billion each for two new rail links to Newark Airport from Manhattan and to LaGuardia from Queens.
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Pine Creek Railroad Keeps Transportation History Alive

12-30-16
Founded in 1952, the New Jersey Museum of Transportation has about 20 cars and locomotives. Volunteers collect, restore and seek to educate visitors about railroads.
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Regulations for Ride-Hailing Services Await Gov. Christie’s Approval

12-27-16
New Jersey lawmakers overwhelmingly approved requiring ride-hail drivers to have insurance to cover passengers and have permits to drive them, but they left it up to the state attorney general to decide how to do background checks.
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AAA Expects Record Number of Holiday Travelers

12-23-16
AAA estimates a record number of travelers this holiday season: 103 million nationwide traveling 50 miles or more from home, 2.5 million in New Jersey. That’s up by 1.5 percent from last year.
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Therapy Dogs Calm Holiday Travelers at Newark Airport

12-23-16
Creature Comfort Pet Therapy in Morris Plains supplies dogs to help calm weary holiday travelers at Newark Airport's Terminal C.
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Leaders Say Gateway Project on Track

12-12-16
The Gateway Program calls for doubling the number of tracks, building a new tunnel and rehabilitating the existing tunnel at a $20 billion estimate.
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NJ Transit Prepares for Winter Weather

12-8-16
All NJ Transit locomotives have snowblowers and the agency has two snow jet blowers, powered by the engine from a B-52 bomber. Staff members have also winterized equipment.
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Joint Committee Meets About NJ Transit Safety

12-6-16
A joint Senate-Assembly committee formed to examine New Jersey Transit's safety record heard about positive train control and plans the agency has for implementation.
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NJ Officials Tell NY Colleagues to Move Forward on Port Authority Bus Terminal Fix

11-30-16
New Jersey elected officials from both parties had the same message to send across the Hudson: move forward on fixing the Port Authority Bus Terminal and lay off Port Authority Chairman John Degnan.
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United Begins Direct Service from Newark to Havana

11-29-16
They played classic Cuban tunes and passed out Cuban sandwiches and flan on the first direct flight to Havana.