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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

Flooding from Sandy at NJ TRANSIT's Meadows Maintenance Complex Car Shop (credit: NJT)

NJ TRANSIT Executive Defends Storing Trains In Low-Lying Areas Ahead Of Sandy

The New Jersey state Assembly held a committee hearing Monday on the damage sustained by NJ TRANSIT’s infrastructure during superstorm Sandy.

12/10/2012

The "Another Train Coming" warning system is seen at the Plauderville Station in Garfield, NJ on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

After Teen’s Death, NJT’s ‘Another Train Coming’ Warning System Aims At Keeping Pedestrians Safe

A new rail safety system has been put in place at a NJ TRANSIT station in Garfield that officials hope will prevent future injuries or death to people crossing the tracks.

09/21/2012

Port Authority Bus Terminal - New York, NY - Aug 15, 2003 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

NJ DOT Commissioner Jim Simpson Suggests NJ TRANSIT Bypass Port Authority Bus Terminal

New Jersey Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson wants NJ TRANSIT to explore picking up passengers on the streets of Manhattan.

05/10/2012

Lackawanna Ferry Terminal - Hoboken, NJ - Dec 7, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Restored Hoboken Ferry Terminal Opens

Ferry service at the Hoboken terminal has been running out of a temporary slip for twenty years, after the ferry terminal grew old and rusty, but things changed today.

12/07/2011

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

Toll Collectors Could Lose Jobs If New Jersey Turnpike Authority Privatizes

New Jersey’s transportation commissioner says cumbersome union work rules cost the state as much as $13 million a year in salaries and benefits for extra toll collectors.

04/21/2011

Route 78 in New Jersey - File Photo

Toll ‘Hot Lanes’ Not In New Jersey DOT’s Plans

The New Jersey State Assembly is holding a budget hearing today and transportation is on the agenda.

03/31/2011