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151210Cruz

Port Authority Board Meeting Marks Start of Gateway Tunnel Construction Watch

12-10-15
History may remember the Port Authority board's final meeting of 2015 as the day the Gateway Tunnel project officially went from pipe dream to economic imperative. In a little over a month, the $20 billion Tunnel project has gotten a promise of 50 percent funding from the federal government and a guarantee of regular funding sources in the federal Highway and Transportation bill.
151201Cruz

NJ Transit Policy Limits Homeless Access to Waiting Rooms

12-1-15
A policy currently under review by NJ Transit limits seating at its waiting rooms in Hoboken, Atlantic City, Secaucus and Newark to two hours, the theoretical longest time it would take to wait for one of the agency's oft-delayed trains.
NJTransit Bus

Ask Away: How many NJ Transit buses are there on the road on any given day?

12-1-15
Ask Away: How many NJ Transit buses are there on the road on any given day?The maximum number of busses on the road at any given time is 1,867, according to NJ Transit Senior Public Information Officer Jim Smith. That goes for NJT ...
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Ask Away: Why can’t we pump our own gas?

12-1-15
Ask Away: Why can’t we pump our own gas?New Jersey is one of two states where you can’t pump your own gas (Oregon is the other). In our case, the self-service ban dates back to a 1949 state law. Under the Retail Gasoline Dispensing Safety ...
151130Cruz

With Deadline Looming Federal Highway/Transit Bill Still Has $50 Million Cut for New Jersey

11-30-15
With a deadline looming for Congress to pass a long-term federal Highway and Mass transit bill, a Republican amendment could cost New Jersey $50 million, funding lawmakers say will be a body blow to the region's economy.
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Menendez Talks Gateway Tunnel Funding and Solving the Foreclosure Crisis

11-26-15
Senator Robert Menendez discussed the importance of the Gateway trans-Hudson tunnel project and how to help solve the foreclosure crisis. New Jersey has the highest rate of foreclosure in the nation and he says principle reduction can help to eliminate more from happening.
151125Bri

Heightened Security at Newark Airport During Thanksgiving Holiday

11-25-15
The Port Authority is beefing up police presence at airports, terminals and crossings due to the State Department’s travel warning in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks.
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AAA Projects Largest Number of Thanksgiving Travelers Since 2007

11-25-15
AAA projects about 1.2 million New Jerseyans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
151116Flanagan

Bill Allowing Unauthorized Residents Driver’s Licenses Comes at Unfortunate Time

11-16-15
Sponsors of the bill say a driver’s license could enhance the lives of more than 450,000 undocumented people who live and work in New Jersey. About a dozen states already already offer the privilege, including California which has a printed restriction: "Federal Limits May Apply."
151112Flanagan

Gateway Project Gains Steam as Federal Government Agrees To Pay Half

11-12-15
The federal government will split the projected $20 billion cost for two new commuter tunnels under the Hudson River 50-50 with New York and New Jersey. The tunnels would help avert a commuter catastrophe if one of the existing tunnels needs to be closed for repairs.