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Municipalities Prepare for Major Winter Storm

2-12-14
With large accumulation totals predicted in some parts of New Jersey, officials are trying to get ahead of the storm by prepping roadways and making changes to other modes of travel.

NY-NJ airports preparing for storm

2-12-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The agency that operates New York's and New Jersey's three major airports is bringing in extra personnel to work 12-hour shifts. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it's been a routine for many of this winter's ...

Amtrak suspends some trains ahead of winter storm

2-12-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak is suspending some trains as a winter storm threatens the South and the Northeast. Amtrak says the suspensions Wednesday are meant to reduce the exposure of passengers, crews and equipment to extreme weather. The ...
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Republicans Criticize GWB Investigation

2-11-14
Republicans have criticized the way the GWB lane closure investigation is going, particularly looking at the governor's helicopter ride on 9/11.
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Hearing on NJ Transit Will Address Numerous Issues

2-11-14
Sen. Gordon says a March hearing will address several issues at NJ Transit, including damaged equipment during Hurricane Sandy and the crowded conditions after the Super Bowl.

Philly-NJ train evacuated; cars fill with smoke

2-10-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Passengers have been evacuated from a Philadelphia-to-New Jersey commuter train after an apparent motor problem that caused two train cars to fill with smoke. Officials said it was shortly after 5 p.m. Monday when the motor ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

2-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.23, down a penny from last week. That's also much lower ...
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Sen. Gordon Demanding Answers from NJ Transit

2-7-14
Sen. Bob Gordon has called for hearings to look into operations at NJ Transit after the agency has gotten criticism for several incidents.

Commuter bus accident in Plainfield

2-7-14
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Several people have been taken to the hospital after a crash between a commuter bus and another vehicle in Plainfield. The accident happened at about 11:30 a.m. Friday. A New Jersey Transit spokesman says the bus was headed ...
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Asm. O’Scalon: Studies Show Red Light Cameras Don’t Improve Safety

2-6-14
Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon says studies done by Brick Township on its red light camera program show that they do not improve safety.