South Jersey Transportation Authority
The South Jersey Transportation Authority on Wednesday approved the $500,000 a year payment under the 15-year agreement, which takes effect on July 1.
Currently, the display system shows drivers that the toll has been paid but not how much has been deducted from their account.
Gov. Chris Christie’s office must review Tuesday’s vote by the South Jersey Transportation Authority to hire a Virginia company to privatize the operation.
A plan to raise more money for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority by ending a discount for out-of-staters will actually hurt some New Jerseyans.
The Turnpike Authority wants to eliminate the off-peak E-ZPass discount for cars whose accounts are outside the New Jersey E-ZPass system.
More than 1.4 million passengers flew in or out of the airport last year, an 8 percent increase over the previous high set in 2007. It’s a 31 percent increase in scheduled service over 2009.
When it comes to Atlantic City and its airport, one Southern New Jersey lawmaker is thinking big.