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Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Urge Pulaski Skyway Commuters To Use Mass Transit

Officials are advising commuters who use the Pulaski Skyway that last week was the exception, not the norm.

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Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Commuters Survive First Real Test Of Pulaski Skyway Closure

The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.

04/14/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Braces For Gridlock As NYC-Bound Pulaski Skyway Closes For 2-Year Renovation

The skyway is scheduled to shut down just after midnight Saturday as part of a 24-month, $1 billion project to repair the 81-year-old span.

04/11/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Northbound Pulaski Skyway To Close For 2 Years This Weekend For ‘Major Reconstructive Surgery’

The aging span is scheduled for a major makeover to replace the bridge deck and give the roadway another 75 years of life.

04/07/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: How About A Moratorium On Media Bashing?

The next time you get the urge to bash the “mainstream media,” take a smooth ride on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

03/14/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880 Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NJ DOT: No Added Traffic Expected On Staten Island From Pulaski Skyway Shutdown

New Jersey DOT Commissioner Jim Simpson said they’re only anticipating a 4 percent increase of drivers on Staten Island as a result of the span closures. The inbound Skyway will be closed for two years starting next month.

03/07/2014

FILE - A worker  loads salt trucks.  (Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Sen. Booker: New Jersey Will ‘Be Able To Get The Salt That It Needs’

New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.

02/18/2014

Aboard an NJ TRANSIT train (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NJ TRANSIT Approves Wi-Fi Plan For Stations, Trains

Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and Secaucus Junction are expected to be outfitted with Wi-Fi by the end of the year. The service will eventually be brought to other stations and trains.

06/12/2013

New Jersey DOT Commissioner James Simpson makes announcement on Pulaski Skyway rehabilitation project Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NYC-Bound Lanes Of Pulaski Skyway To Be Shut Down For 2 Years Beginning In 2014

The billion-dollar rehab project to upgrade the 80-year-old span will begin following the 2014 Super Bowl at Met Life Stadium.

01/10/2013

NJ TRANSIT ticket machines at Penn Station - Newark, NJ (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Four More NJ TRANSIT Train Lines Resume Service

NJ TRANSIT monthly passes for October are valid through Friday, Nov. 9.

11/04/2012

NJ TRANSIT train (file/credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ TRANSIT Board Votes To Revoke Free Ride Perk For Non-Union Employees, Retirees

The revenue-boosting measure was part of Gov. Chris Christie’s economic reform plan and is expected to bring the state an additional $1.6 million annually, according to the agency.

10/15/2012

Trucks and cars drive down the New Jersey Turnpike. (Photo/file by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Turnpike Authority Moves Forward With Toll Cheat Crackdown

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has agreed to pay the state Motor Vehicles Commission up to $35,000 to process vehicle registration suspensions for drivers who owe more than $1,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.

04/26/2012

NJ TRANSIT train (file/credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

No Plan To Raise Fares For NJ TRANSIT Commuters

Executive Director James Weinstein told members of the Assembly Budget Committee on Monday the fiscal 2013 state budget does not include any fare increases.

04/03/2012

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NJ Turnpike Toll Cheats Face Suspensions If They Don’t Pay Up

The state’s Motor Vehicle Commission is threatening more than 100 repeat toll cheats with suspension of their registrations.

03/29/2012

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