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  • State Assembly advances school bus seat belt bill

    State Assembly advances school bus seat belt bill

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:37:02 GMT
    State Assembly advances school bus seat belt billState Assembly advances school bus seat belt bill
    State Assembly advances school bus seat belt billState Assembly advances school bus seat belt bill

    The New Jersey State Assembly has advanced a bill that would require all school buses to have three-point lap and shoulder seat belts.

    The New Jersey State Assembly has advanced a bill that would require all school buses to have three-point lap and shoulder seat belts.

  • Paramus school district to improve bus safety after deadly crash

    Paramus school district to improve bus safety after deadly crash

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:35:28 GMT
    Paramus school district to improve bus safety after deadly crashParamus school district to improve bus safety after deadly crash
    Paramus school district to improve bus safety after deadly crashParamus school district to improve bus safety after deadly crash

    A Bergen County school district has moved to improve the safety of its buses following a deadly crash as state lawmakers advance their own sets of safety bills.

    A Bergen County school district has moved to improve the safety of its buses following a deadly crash as state lawmakers advance their own sets of safety bills.

  • PATH train delays due to PTC installation frustrate commuters

    PATH train delays due to PTC installation frustrate commuters

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:21:59 GMT
    PATH train delays due to PTC installation frustrate commutersPATH train delays due to PTC installation frustrate commuters
    PATH train delays due to PTC installation frustrate commutersPATH train delays due to PTC installation frustrate commuters

    New Jersey commuters who use mass transit say that they have become frustrated by constant delays due to the installation of the positive train control safety feature.

    New Jersey commuters who use mass transit say that they have become frustrated by constant delays due to the installation of the positive train control safety feature.

  • TSA: Volume of air travelers expected to be high this summer

    TSA: Volume of air travelers expected to be high this summer

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:28:03 GMT
    TSA: Volume of air travelers expected to be high this summerTSA: Volume of air travelers expected to be high this summer
    TSA: Volume of air travelers expected to be high this summerTSA: Volume of air travelers expected to be high this summer

    Officials with the Transportation Safety Administration expect the number of travelers this summer to hit levels typically seen around holiday weekends.

    Officials with the Transportation Safety Administration expect the number of travelers this summer to hit levels typically seen around holiday weekends.

  • NJ Transit changes schedule amid efforts to install PTC

    NJ Transit changes schedule amid efforts to install PTC

    Friday, June 8 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-06-08 22:25:54 GMT
    New Jersey Transit has made some major changes to their schedule just before summer.New Jersey Transit has made some major changes to their schedule just before summer.

    New Jersey Transit has made some major changes to their schedule just before summer. 

    New Jersey Transit has made some major changes to their schedule just before summer. 

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    Southbound traffic back in correct lanes on Pulaski Skyway

    Southbound traffic back in correct lanes on Pulaski Skyway

    Monday, June 4 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-04 15:32:17 GMT
    Southbound traffic back in correct lanes on Pulaski SkywaySouthbound traffic back in correct lanes on Pulaski Skyway
    Southbound traffic back in correct lanes on Pulaski SkywaySouthbound traffic back in correct lanes on Pulaski Skyway

    A small step toward opening all the lanes of the new and improved Pulaski Skyway was accomplished today after southbound traffic from 1 and 9 in Jersey City were finally able to go over in the southbound lanes.

    A small step toward opening all the lanes of the new and improved Pulaski Skyway was accomplished today after southbound traffic from 1 and 9 in Jersey City were finally able to go over in the southbound lanes.

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    Safety system installation to impact NJ Transit schedules

    Safety system installation to impact NJ Transit schedules

    Monday, June 4 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-06-04 23:33:54 GMT
    NJ Transit service changes in effect for PTC installationNJ Transit service changes in effect for PTC installation

    Schedules on some New Jersey Transit rail lines may be subject to change while the agency completes installation of its Positive Train Control safety system.

    Schedules on some New Jersey Transit rail lines may be subject to change while the agency completes installation of its Positive Train Control safety system.

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    Positive train control being installed systemwide on NJ Transit

    Positive train control being installed systemwide on NJ Transit

    Friday, June 1 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-06-01 15:49:54 GMT
    Positive train control being installed systemwide on NJ TransitPositive train control being installed systemwide on NJ Transit
    Positive train control being installed systemwide on NJ TransitPositive train control being installed systemwide on NJ Transit

    Positive train control is being installed systemwide on New Jersey Transit. 

    Positive train control is being installed systemwide on New Jersey Transit. 

  • NJ congressman unveils school bus safety bill following deadly crash

    NJ congressman unveils school bus safety bill following deadly crash

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-05-30 00:36:11 GMT
    NJ congressman unveils school bus safety bill following deadly crashNJ congressman unveils school bus safety bill following deadly crash

    Rep. Josh Gottheimer unveiled his new bill calling for safer school buses, two weeks after a deadly school bus crash in Morris County.

    Rep. Josh Gottheimer unveiled his new bill calling for safer school buses, two weeks after a deadly school bus crash in Morris County.

  • Holiday weekend getaway in full swing as gas prices rise

    Holiday weekend getaway in full swing as gas prices rise

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:02:54 GMT
    Holiday weekend getaway in full swing as gas prices riseHoliday weekend getaway in full swing as gas prices rise

    Thousands of New Jersey residents hit the road Friday morning to begin their Memorial Day weekend getaway – but it is going to cost them a little more this year.

    Thousands of New Jersey residents hit the road Friday morning to begin their Memorial Day weekend getaway – but it is going to cost them a little more this year.

  • VIDEO: News conference on Amtrak improvements, maintenance plans

    VIDEO: News conference on Amtrak improvements, maintenance plans

    VIDEO: News conference on Amtrak improvements, maintenance plans

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    NJ lawmakers take inspection tour of Hoboken Terminal 7 months after fatal train derailment

    Officials tour terminal where train crashed

    Three New Jersey lawmakers took a tour of the Hoboken Terminal Monday to see how repairs were going seven months after the fatal train derailment there.Three New Jersey lawmakers took a tour of the Hoboken Terminal Monday to see how repairs were going seven months after the fatal train derailment there.

    hree New Jersey lawmakers took a tour of the Hoboken Terminal Monday to see how repairs were going seven months after the fatal train derailment there. Senate President Steve Sweeney, budget committee chairman Paul Sarlo and legislative oversight committee chairman Bob Gordon joined New Jersey Transit officials on the tour. The repairs have been causing some overcrowding inside the station, as well as causing some confusion for passengers. Officials say that the reason repairs are t...

    Three New Jersey lawmakers took a tour of the Hoboken Terminal Monday to see how repairs were going seven months after the fatal train derailment there.

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    Plans for transportation trust fund move forward

    Plans for transportation trust fund move forward

    Plans for New Jersey’s transportation trust fund are moving forward with a $400 million boost.Plans for New Jersey’s transportation trust fund are moving forward with a $400 million boost.

    Plans for New Jersey’s transportation trust fund are moving forward with a $400 million boost. 

    Plans for New Jersey’s transportation trust fund are moving forward with a $400 million boost. 

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    Pulaski Skyway reopening delayed third time to spring 2018

    Pulaski Skyway reopening delayed third time to spring 2018

    The full reopening of the Pulaski Skyway has been delayed a third time to spring 2018, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.The full reopening of the Pulaski Skyway has been delayed a third time to spring 2018, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
    The full reopening of the Pulaski Skyway has been delayed a third time to spring 2018, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The project was supposed to be completed this summer, but officials say that contractors are now working to replace retaining walls between the skyway and Route 139. This was not originally part of the rehabilitation plan. Officials say that if the walls are not replaced now, they will need to be replaced in a few years, leading to future c...
    The full reopening of the Pulaski Skyway has been delayed a third time to spring 2018, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The project was supposed to be completed this summer, but officials say that contractors are now working to replace retaining walls between the skyway and Route 139. This was not originally part of the rehabilitation plan. Officials say that if the walls are not replaced now, they will need to be replaced in a few years, leading to future c...
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    Officials say the Gateway Tunnel Project still 2 years away from starting

    Officials: Gateway Tunnel project ‘a long way off’

    Officials of the Gateway Tunnel Project say it will be at least two years before construction begins on the new railroad tunnel connecting New Jersey to New York.Officials of the Gateway Tunnel Project say it will be at least two years before construction begins on the new railroad tunnel connecting New Jersey to New York.

    Officials of the Gateway Tunnel Project say it will be at least two years before construction begins on the new railroad tunnel connecting New Jersey to New York.

    Officials of the Gateway Tunnel Project say it will be at least two years before construction begins on the new railroad tunnel connecting New Jersey to New York.

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    New Jersey officials want to see changes to airline practices after United overbooking incident

    NJ officials want changes to airline practices after United incident

    Some of New Jersey’s top officials are looking to see changes made to rules allowing airlines to overbook or “bump” paying passengers from flights after a passenger was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago.Some of New Jersey’s top officials are looking to see changes made to rules allowing airlines to overbook or “bump” paying passengers from flights after a passenger was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago.

    Some of New Jersey’s top officials are looking to see changes made to rules allowing airlines to overbook or “bump” paying passengers from flights after a passenger was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago. 

    Some of New Jersey’s top officials are looking to see changes made to rules allowing airlines to overbook or “bump” paying passengers from flights after a passenger was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight in Chicago. 

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