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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 ...
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Merger of State’s Transportation Agencies Would Fund TTF

9-17-14
A proposal to help replenish the Transportation Trust Fund calls for the merger of the NJDOT, Turnpike Authority and NJ Transit.