A joint legislative committee has asked for hearings on what some are calling the NJ Transit crisis.
The $24 billion proposal will construct a new tunnel, Gateway, under the Hudson River.
The NTSB confirmed speed was a factor in the Hoboken crash and the train’s brakes were fully functional.
Credit ratings agency Moody's says the plan to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund will bring challenges.
Members of the Senate and Assembly debated for hours before voting.
Residents remembered Fabiola Bittar de Kroon who was killed by flying debris while standing on the platform.
The vote on the measures that would raise the gas tax is now scheduled for Friday.
Sen. Ray Lesniak is among those opposing an agreement for the Transportation Trust Fund that would increase the gas tax.
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.
The rear black box wasn't functioning properly during the crash, according to the NTSB.
The deal to fund the Transportation Trust Fund for eight years includes a gas tax hike and a sales tax decrease.
Commuters with parking passes at the Summit station will be able to take Uber for free to and from the station.
The cause of the train crash into Hoboken Terminal is still under investigation.
Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez say it's important to implement the emergency braking system on rail systems.
Gov. Christie announced a Transportation Trust Fund deal, which will increase the gas tax and cut the sales tax.