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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 ...

Stepped-up Ebola screening starting at NYC airport

10-11-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Customs and health officials are starting a stepped-up Ebola screening program at New York's Kennedy International Airport for passengers from three West African countries. Officials said at a briefing at Kennedy on Saturday ...
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Former NJ Transit Director: Hudson River Train Tunnels Need to Be Fixed

10-9-14
Founding Director of the Alan Vorhees Transportation Center Martin Robins says it is an absolute necessity that the Hudson River train tunnels are fixed.
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Repairs Could Close Hudson River Train Tunnel for a Year

10-8-14
Amtrak says fixes to train tunnel old age and corrosion from Hurricane Sandy sea water could close one tunnel for a year.

Southern New Jersey light rail plans off track

10-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A plan to build a light-rail line between Camden and Glassboro is off track as the federal government says it will not do a required environmental study. The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1rgCOax ) reports that the ...

Study: NY-area airports improving on amenities

10-8-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A new study concludes that the New York area's three major airports are doing better at offering amenities to travelers. The study was released Wednesday by the Global Gateway Alliance, a group that advocates for improvements ...

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 ...