New Jersey Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Shapiro said that commuters have caught on to the idea of using mass transit and changing up their travel plans.
The bridge has been trusted by tens of thousands of drivers to get from New Jersey to Manhattan, but will be shut down for the next two years.
The area will be jam-packed this week with events, games and concerts offering a full Super Bowl experience free of charge.
Jersey City released emails and text messages about setting up and then canceling meetings. The emails back up the assertions Fulop made last week about the meetings being canceled abruptly in July, but they do not offer any insight into why the officials backed out.
Another high-rise has broken ground in downtown Jersey City. The 38-story building will feature 311 luxury rental units overlooking the Manhattan skyline.
The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open enrollment period.
In Jersey City, the new mayor – Steve Fulop – can usually be found hard at work behind his desk well before 8 a.m.