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Moody’s, Critics Worry About Affordability of TTF Plan

10-13-16
Credit ratings agency Moody's says the plan to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund will bring challenges to the state going forward. Assemblyman John Wisniewski opposes the tax cuts included in the plan.

Lawmakers Approve Gas Tax Hike to Replenish Transportation Trust Fund

10-7-16
Members of the Senate and Assembly debated for hours before voting to renew New Jersey’s bankrupt Transportation Trust Fund and pay for it by hiking the gas tax 23 cents.

Hoboken Residents Remember Train Crash Victim

10-7-16
On the night the NJ Transit train was removed from Hoboken Terminal a week after it crashed, residents remembered Fabiola Bittar de Kroon who was killed by flying debris while standing on the platform.

Transportation Trust Fund Vote Delayed Until Friday

10-5-16
Procedural rules prevent the Senate from voting on any bills the same day they’re amended unless three-fourths of the senators agree to do it as an emergency. The next vote on the measures that would raise the gas tax and lower other taxes is scheduled for Friday.

Legislators, Progressive Groups Rally Against TTF Deal

10-4-16
Sen. Ray Lesniak is among those opposing an agreement for the Transportation Trust Fund that would increase the gas tax while eliminating the estate tax and lowering the sales tax.

NTSB Recovers Event Recorder from Hoboken Train Crash

10-4-16
The event recorder has been recovered from the front car in the Hoboken train crash and was sent to Washington D.C. for examination, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

NTSB Continues Investigation into Hoboken Train Crash

10-3-16
The rear black box on the NJ Transit train that crashed into Hoboken Terminal wasn't functioning properly, according to the NTSB. The agency continues to investigate the cause of the crash that killed one woman on the platform and injured more than 100 others.

Trenton’s TTF Compromise Leaves No One Happy, Threatens Budget Hole

10-3-16
Gov. Christie, Senate President Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Prieto reached a deal to fund the Transportation Trust Fund for eight years that includes a gas tax increase and a small sales tax decrease.

Summit Partners with Uber for Commuter Pilot Program

10-3-16
NJ Transit commuters with parking passes at the Summit station will be able to take Uber for free to and from the station in a new pilot program. Summit officials believe the program will be beneficial for the city by freeing up parking spots for others who will pay to park and do business there.

Questions Remain Day After Hoboken Train Crash

9-30-16
The cause of the train crash into Hoboken Terminal that killed a 34-year-old mother and injured more than 100 people is still under investigation.