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NJ to limit bridge raisings during Pulaski close

3-29-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bridge into Jersey City that thousands of motorists are likely to use during the upcoming two-year Pulaski Skyway closure will still be raised to allow ships through — just not as often. The state Department of ...

Port Authority starts pilot weekend ferry service

3-29-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has begun weekend ferry service that it hopes will make it easier for travelers who normally take PATH trains into and out of Manhattan. PATH service between Jersey City's ...

AAA sees gas price hike continuing into April

3-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — There's good news and bad news in the latest figures on gas prices released by AAA Mid-Atlantic. While gas prices have been rising nationwide lately, prices at the pump in New Jersey remained steady compared to a week ago. ...

Port Authority to launch weekend ferry service

3-28-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New weekend ferry service gets underway as an alternative for passengers who normally would ride PATH trains between Jersey City and Lower Manhattan. PATH service between Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations is ...
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NJ Turnpike Authority Considers Privatizing Toll Collectors

3-25-14
Democratic leaders and toll collectors are calling for the Turnpike Authority to scrap plans to privatize toll collection on the Turnpike and Parkway.
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Airports Search for Ways to Reduce Bird Strikes

3-25-14
The Port Authority has tried trapping, relocating and killing wildlife around Newark and Teterboro airports to reduce the number of birds hitting planes.

Port Authority to launch weekend ferry service

3-25-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority will gauge ridership on a new weekend ferry service as an alternative for passengers who normally would ride PATH trains between Jersey City and Lower Manhattan. PATH service between Exchange Place and ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices down slightly

3-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing slightly 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 $3.37, down a penny from last week. That's also ...

Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge to close for repairs

3-21-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bridge over the Hackensack River in Jersey City and Kearny is being temporarily closed for repairs. Transportation officials say the Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge will be closed to traffic beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday until ...

Crash, fuel spill snarled I-80 traffic

3-21-14
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Traffic is moving again following a crash on Interstate 80 in Parsippany. The crash, involving a jackknifed tractor-trailer and another vehicle, led to a fuel spill at Exit 45 Friday. It shut down the right and center ...