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Port Authority approves GWB improvements

3-20-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Port Authority officials have approved more than $1 billion in repairs and improvements for the George Washington Bridge. The work will include replacing the 82-year-old bridge's 592 suspender ropes and rehabilitating all ...

Port Authority to review $1 NJ Transit lot lease

3-19-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is going to review a controversial deal it made with New Jersey's transit agency for a park-and-ride lot near the Lincoln Tunnel. The extension allowed New Jersey Transit to ...
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New NJ Transit Exec. Director Listens to Riders’ Feedback

3-18-14
NJ Transit Executive Director Ronnie Hakim was in Camden to hear what riders had to say about transportation service.
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Lesniak: Gas Tax Increase Would Allow for NJ Road Repairs

3-17-14
Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20) says that a gas tax increase would allow for transportation repairs and the state has no capacity to borrow any more money to make them.

NJ Transit has extra buses to St. Patrick’s Parade

3-17-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit will operate extra bus service to and from New York City's St. Patrick's Parade. The buses will arrive at and leave from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. NJ Transit trains are operating on a regular weekday ...

Lincoln Tunnel gets new lights

3-12-14
WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials say the agency will save lots of pennies with energy-efficient lights that were installed in the Lincoln Tunnel. It cost $2.1 million to place 2,300 LED lights in the ...
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NFL, NJ Transit Skip Assembly Transportation Committee Super Bowl Session

3-10-14
The Assembly Transportation Committee held a hearing about how the NFL and NJ Transit handled the Super Bowl in New Jersey, but neither entity participated.
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Asm. Wisniewski: Critical Lapses in Super Bowl Transportation Planning

3-10-14
Transportation Committee Chair John Wisniewski says there were critical lapses in planning for the Super Bowl even though there was more than a year to plan for it.

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices rise again

3-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see higher 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 $3.39, up 2 cents from last week. But that's lower than the ...

NJ plans traffic changes to avoid Rt 35 gridlock

3-6-14
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials hope they have come up with a sufficient plan to prevent a repeat of an epic traffic jam along the northern Ocean County barrier island when the Seaside Heights St. Patrick's Day parade steps off ...