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160907Vannozzi

Why Does Roadwork Cost More in New Jersey?

9-7-16
Experts say roadwork costs more in New Jersey because of old infrastructure and because the high volume of traffic requires night and weekend work, which is more expensive.
160906Aron

Camden Gets $16 Million Grant for Road Resurfacing

9-6-16
New Jersey's two U.S. senators and the local congressman highlighted the TIGER grant, which stands for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery. The $16 million grant will resurface streets in North Camden.
160906Delmore

Backup Cameras Now OK for Driver’s Test

9-6-16
Assemblyman Lou Greenwald sponsored legislation to allow the use of backup cameras while taking the driver's test in New Jersey. Gov. Christie signed it into law.
160901Schmertz

With Rest Areas Full, Truck Drivers Pull Over Along Route 287

9-1-16
Truck drivers often park on the shoulder of Route 287 in Mahwah because they're legally required to take a break after 11 hours, but it can be dangerous.
160901Vannozzi

How Far Should Students Be Expected to Walk to School?

9-1-16
Longstanding legislation in New Jersey stipulates school districts must provide busing for all K-8 students living more than two miles from school and high school students living more than 2.5 miles from school.
160823Flanagan

Stricter Rules for Commercial Driver’s Licenses Mean Fewer School Bus Drivers

8-23-16
New federal regulations have made the Commercial Driver’s License test much tougher, which has led to an increase in New Jersey failures and fewer qualified school bus driver applicants.
160818Cruz

Christie Executive Order Puts General Funds into Play for TTF Projects

8-18-16
Gov. Christie issued an executive order to use money from the general fund for emergency road, bridge and mass transportation work. The Assembly speaker says that will put a hole in the budget.
160816Vannozzi

Laid Off Construction Workers Demonstrate Over TTF Shutdown

8-16-16
With no vote planned for Transportation Trust Fund legislation, construction union members will continue demonstrations at the office of every elected legislative official in the state until an agreement is reached.
160815Cruz

Objections From NY Officials Threaten New Port Authority Bus Terminal

8-15-16
New York officials say they want to put the brakes on the design competition for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal, citing a lack of transparency on the part of the Port Authority.
160810Sweeney

Senate President Talks Pensions and the TTF

8-10-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney takes on the two most daunting budget issues facing the state, the underpaid public worker pension fund and the TTF to repair roads and bridges.