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AAA Regional Director: We’re Continuing To Pursue Legislative Reforms

9-25-14
Regional Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for AAA Cathleen Lewis says that the toll hike lawsuit with the Port Authority continues and that the AAA is pursuing legislative reforms.
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Transportation Committee Hears Proposals to Solve Transportation Trust Fund Crisis

9-24-14
The Assembly Transportation Committee held a hearing to look for a sustainable long-term plan for the depleted Transportation Trust Fund.
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PATH Riders Frustrated with Service Interruptions, Fare Hike

9-24-14
Those riding PATH trains say the latest service interruption was an inconvenience and it comes right before a fare increase.

Transportation funding becomes New Jersey priority

9-23-14
Funding for transportation projects has been a long simmering issue in New Jersey. Now, it's coming to a boil. Last week, a coalition of business, consumer advocate and planning groups called for a new funding structure. Days later, Gov. Chris ...

New Jersey transportation commissioner confirmed

9-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's pick to head New Jersey's Transportation Department has been confirmed by the state Senate. It means Democrat Jamie Fox is returning to a position he also held when Jim McGreevey was governor. Fox's ...

Fire in NYC PATH tunnel disrupts service

9-21-14
NEW YORK (AP) — PATH train service between New York and New Jersey is suspended after a fire broke out in a PATH tunnel in Manhattan. A Fire Department spokesman says the fire was reported at 3:38 p.m. Sunday at 19th Street and Sixth Avenue in ...

Newark airport runway repairs nearing end

9-19-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Repairs to a major runway at Newark Liberty International Airport could be more of an annoyance to residents of two New Jersey cities than to air travelers. Runway 4L-22R will close Saturday for ten days to complete grooving ...

Gloucester County gets monitors for future leaks

9-19-14
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Gloucester County is getting weather monitors in the wake of a 2012 train derailment that leaked a dangerous gas in southern New Jersey. The county prosecutor's office secured $150,000 in grants. Coordinator Bill Donovan ...

Emergency repairs approved for Walt Whitman Bridge

9-18-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The agency that operates the Walt Whitman bridge connecting southern New Jersey and Philadelphia has approved $2.7 million in work to repair holes found on the bridge's steelwork. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported ...

New Jersey gets nearly $1.5B for transit repairs

9-18-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit and the Port Authority are getting nearly $1.5 billion to make repairs from Superstorm Sandy and to shield themselves from future storms. Most of the federal transportation dollars, nearly $1.3 billion, will ...