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New World Trade Center PATH train platform opens

2-25-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority has opened a new PATH train platform at the World Trade Center. The new modernized platform will become part of the $4 billion trade center transportation hub. The transportation hub will open in phases through ...

Barge arrives in NJ with coveted road salt

2-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A barge carrying much-needed road salt has arrived in New Jersey as another winter storm approaches. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirms the barge carrying 9,500 tons of road salt has arrived from Maine to ...

NJ Transit board appoints Hakim as new director

2-24-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's public transportation agency has a new leader. NJ Transit's board of directors appointed Veronique "Ronnie" Hakim as the agency's executive director during a special meeting Monday in Newark. The 54-year-old Hakim ...
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Conflict of Interest Concerns Surface with Port Authority

2-24-14
Some have questioned Port Authority Board Chairman David Samson's involvement in a deal with NJ Transit that benefited his law firm.
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Route 35 Construction Snarls Traffic

2-24-14
The ongoing Route 35 construction project backed up motorists for hours over the weekend.

Jersey City mayor seeks public’s help on potholes

2-24-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City's mayor wants people to help him fix the city's pothole problem. The streets in New Jersey's second-largest city have been battered by snow and freezing temperatures and are now pockmarked with potholes. So ...

Technology helping AC Expressway handle snowstorms

2-24-14
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Gone are the days when a snowstorm would send snowplow crews rushing haphazardly onto New Jersey's roads and highways. On the Atlantic City Expressway, technology helps crews know where to go to find the worst-hit areas. ...

3 firefighters injured in crash on icy highway

2-22-14
UPPER FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Three firefighters headed to a training exercise in Trenton were injured when the sport utility vehicle they were riding in crashed on an icy roadway. State police tell the Asbury Park Press ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices rise sharply

2-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing sharply 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 $3.34, up 7 cents from last week. But that's much lower ...

PA offers new version of Samson vote recusal

2-21-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A new explanation has been offered in the controversy over a vote — by the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey — that raised conflict-of-interest questions. Port Authority board meeting minutes from ...