Parkway north closed in Clifton, downed wires

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Downed wires have forced authorities to close the northbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway in Clifton. State Police say motorists must get off the toll road at Exit 153 and take Bloomfield Avenue west to get back on the ...

Former NJ Transit Director: Port Authority Open Records Policy is Important

Founding Director of the Alan Vorhees Transportation Center and former NJ Transit official Martin Robins says the new open records policy was an important step of the Port Authority.

Ben Franklin Bridge commutes easier for 6 weeks

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Commuters who travel over the Ben Franklin Bridge by train or car can get used to easier trips for now. Both means of transport have faced delays for months because of work on the PATCO Speedline tracks that run along the ...

New Jersey Turnpike widening nearly finished

BORDENTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Work on a major New Jersey Turnpike widening project is set to end ahead of schedule and more than $200 million under budget. Northbound lanes between Interchange 6 in Burlington County and Interchange 9 in Middlesex County ...

Transit agency weighs court bout vs. mobster’s kin

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is considering whether to continue to fighting a mobster's family over a land deal. The transit agency is challenging a jury verdict that found it owes Carmine Franco's family more than $8 million for land ...

DRPA Names Acting Inspector General

After Thomas Raftery resigned as the Delaware River Port Authority's inspector general, the DRPA audit committee named David Aubrey to temporarily fill the position.

Advocates want Verrazano Bridge pedestrian path

NEW YORK (AP) — Bicyclists, transportation advocates and other residents are leading a grassroots campaign to add a pedestrian path to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The New York Times(http://nyti.ms/1xYGfbR ) says the bridge between Brooklyn and ...

NJ Transit train hits abandoned car

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — No one was injured when a New Jersey Transit train struck an abandoned vehicle in Clifton. NJ Transit spokeswoman Nancy Snyder says the train wasn't carrying any passengers when the engineer spotted the vehicle on the tracks ...

Newark Airport Ebola Screenings Begin

Although enhanced Ebola screening began at Newark Airport, many passengers said they were not checked for fevers.

Montclair opens new secure bike parking spots

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Commuters now have a new option for parking their bikes at the Bay Street train station in Montclair. The New Jersey Bike and Walk Coalition and the town unveiled a new bike depot at the station Thursday. NJ Transit says ...