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New Jersey Turnpike widening nearly finished

10-22-14
BORDENTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Work on a major New Jersey Turnpike widening project is set to end ahead of schedule and more than $200 million under budget. Northbound lanes between Interchange 6 in Burlington County and Interchange 9 in Middlesex County ...

Transit agency weighs court bout vs. mobster’s kin

10-22-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is considering whether to continue to fighting a mobster's family over a land deal. The transit agency is challenging a jury verdict that found it owes Carmine Franco's family more than $8 million for land ...
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DRPA Names Acting Inspector General

10-17-14
After Thomas Raftery resigned as the Delaware River Port Authority's inspector general, the DRPA audit committee named David Aubrey to temporarily fill the position.

Advocates want Verrazano Bridge pedestrian path

10-17-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Bicyclists, transportation advocates and other residents are leading a grassroots campaign to add a pedestrian path to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The New York Times(http://nyti.ms/1xYGfbR ) says the bridge between Brooklyn and ...

NJ Transit train hits abandoned car

10-17-14
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — No one was injured when a New Jersey Transit train struck an abandoned vehicle in Clifton. NJ Transit spokeswoman Nancy Snyder says the train wasn't carrying any passengers when the engineer spotted the vehicle on the tracks ...
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Newark Airport Ebola Screenings Begin

10-16-14
Although enhanced Ebola screening began at Newark Airport, many passengers said they were not checked for fevers.

Montclair opens new secure bike parking spots

10-16-14
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Commuters now have a new option for parking their bikes at the Bay Street train station in Montclair. The New Jersey Bike and Walk Coalition and the town unveiled a new bike depot at the station Thursday. NJ Transit says ...

Stepped up Ebola screening starts at 4 US airports

10-16-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola ...
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Transportation Committee Discusses Infrastructure

10-14-14
The Assembly Transportation Committee held a hearing about the Transportation Trust Fund, which is running low.

Ebola screening starts Thursday at 4 US airports

10-14-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark will take the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries starting Thursday. Federal health officials say the entry screenings ...