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Port Authority critical of Atlantic City airport

11-10-14
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive finds Atlantic City International Airport to be "in worse shape than any other Port Authority airport." The agency inspected the airport, which it manages. A ...

Man trying to take photo brushed by train

11-10-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit says one of its trains brushed a Hackensack man who was trying to take a photo of it. According to a spokeswoman, Marco Calvo was walking on the tracks in the city while wearing headphones when the ...

United Airlines ending Atlantic City service

11-7-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — United Airlines is ending service to and from Atlantic City after just eight months of serving the East Coast gambling resort. The company issued a statement Friday saying the service between Atlantic City International ...
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Wisniewski: Tax Hike is Only Way to Restore Transportation Trust Fund

11-6-14
Assemblyman John Wisnieski said officials will have to raise a tax to restore the Transportation Trust Fund, which is depleted.

Lawmakers debate transportation fund shortfall

11-6-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are grappling with how to manage an expected transportation fund shortfall. The Assembly's Transportation Committee heard from stakeholders Thursday but has not committed to legislation to address the ...

NJ Transit train hit, kills pedestrian

11-4-14
HAZLET, N.J. (AP) — Trains resumed rolling on New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line after a train struck and killed a man on the tracks. The New York-bound train was carrying approximately 125 passengers and crew when the incident took ...
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Asm. Wisniewski: Port Authority Problems Stem From Its Culture

10-30-14
Assemblyman John Wisniewski says that the problems within the Port Authority stem from its culture and that it extends far beyond transparency issues.

Man struck, killed by NJ Transit bus

10-30-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey Transit bus struck and killed a man in Newark. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says 37-year-old Anthony Rivera was in the vicinity of Broad and Clinton Streets when he was hit on Wednesday ...
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Christie, Sweeney, Fox Avoid Talk of Gas Tax at Turnpike Ribbon Cutting

10-24-14
During the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new expansions on the New Jersey Turnpike, Gov. Chris Christie, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox avoided to talk about gas tax but mentioned there are conversations for solutions on the transportation fund.
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Officials Say New Jersey Needs More Equipment To Attend To Emergencies

10-24-14
Bergen County’s Office of Emergency Management says the state needs more equipment to attend to emergencies such as oil train derailments.