New Jersey's toll increase of 50 percent, which went into effect at the start of the new year, apparently has motorists seeking alternative routes.
NY Waterway, the largest private ferry operator in the country, launches new mobile application.
Officials are completing a traffic improvement plan along Broad Street in Newark, one of the top three most dangerous in the county.
From January to October of 2011, Newark has taken in more than $3 million in fees from its red light cameras. Some say the cameras increase safety while others contend they just make money.
Toll hikes that take effect in January are meant to pay for a 10-year, $7 billion capital program.
More New Jerseyans are taking to the roads this holiday season to get where they need to go even though gas prices are slightly higher than last year.
The ferry terminal in Hoboken, which was built in 1907 and stopped offering service in 1967, reopened Wednesday for commuters.
Since the cancellation of the ARC Tunnel, two proposals have emerged as the leading successors to providing future trans-Hudson rail: the Gateway Tunnel project and the extension of No. 7 train.