U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker met with Gov. Chris Christie to discuss the latest issues surrounding the tunnels traveling between New Jersey and New York. They also discussed the possibility of a new tunnel.
Officials gathered at the Midland Avenue rail crossing in Elmwood Park, which tops the list of the most dangerous in the region. Upgrades to improve safety are expected to be done by the end of the summer.
Recent electrical problems on the railroads crossing the Hudson River have caused some delays for commuters. Due to the long delays and continuing problems, it has caused a firestorm of finger-pointing on who is to blame for the problems.
Former Port Authority planning director and founding director of the Alan M. Vorhees Transportation Center Martin Robins says that the Transportation Trust Fund needs a revenue source to replenish its resources.
The Red Light Camera program came to an end after lawmakers refused to renew the state's red light camera pilot program. Although the program came to an end, The Traffic Safety Coalition says that the cameras may be out but they are still collecting data.
A proposed bill by Sen. Joseph Vitale aims to prevent drivers from smoking in a car with minors inside. Drivers could receive fines and in order to cite someone for smoking, police would have to stop the driver for some other traffic violations.
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