NJBIZ - Transportation http://www.njbiz.com/section/transportation Transportation Transportation en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:14:49 EST Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:14:49 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181116/NJBIZ01/181119905&source=RSS Murphy on storm response 'The forecasts were lousy' The Murphy administration is blaming the state&#8217s underprepared response to last night&#8217s snowstorm, which dumped as much as 10 inches of snow in some parts of the state, on inadequate weather forecasts. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181116/NJBIZ01/181119905&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181115/NJBIZ01/181119930&source=RSS Jersey City awarded 3.5M for Morris Canal upgrades The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency has been awarded a 3. 5 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation to develop part of the Morris Canal into a greenway in Jersey City. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181115/NJBIZ01/181119930&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181114/NJBIZ01/181119935&source=RSS Panel Construction companies challenged to find workers Construction in New Jersey is booming to the degree that there is a shortage of qualified labor to perform the volume of jobs, according to three panelists who took part in an industry panel Wednesday in Whippany. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181114/NJBIZ01/181119935&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181114/NJBIZ01/181119948&source=RSS Portal Bridge struck by tugboat, causing train delays A tugboat struck the 108-year-old Portal North Bridge on Tuesday afternoon, delaying trains, according to New Jersey Transit. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181114/NJBIZ01/181119948&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119977&source=RSS Gateway poll Overwhelming support for adding second rail tunnel under Hudson Residents of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania support construction of the first projects in the Gateway Program &#8212 the Portal North Bridge and Hudson Tunnel Projects &#8212 according to a survey of 403 adults released Monday on behalf of Gateway Program Development Corp. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119978&source=RSS Lyft names Plummer NJ market manager Ride-sharing company Lyft has named Eric Plummer market manager of its New Jersey operations. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181112/NJBIZ01/181119978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109855&source=RSS Construction forecast bright with 45B in projects scheduled for NJ Governmental and educational leaders on Friday outlined 45 billion in construction projects that are scheduled to take shape in New Jersey over the next two years, a nearly 1 billion increase over what was forecast last year. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109855&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109867&source=RSS Design 'smart cities' around people, Tech Day panelists suggest In New Jersey's cities of tomorrow, kitchen appliances could alert homeowners they need to be replaced. Smart meters could tell them how to lower their electric bill. Commuters would be able to use ride-sharing apps to connect them from home or work to the nearest train station &#8212 via bicycles or electric scooters rather than cars. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109873&source=RSS NJMEP keynote NJ companies lacking alternative supply chains Many New Jersey companies lack alternative supply chains, inhibiting their ability to be more flexible, author Lora Cecere told attendees at the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program&#8217s Transportation, Logistics and Distribution Summit Thursday at Middlesex County College. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181108/NJBIZ01/181109873&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181106/NJBIZ01/181109906&source=RSS NJ Transit engineer recruitment results in more than 5,000 applications New Jersey Transit has received more than 5,000 applications in response to its efforts to hire train engineers. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181106/NJBIZ01/181109906&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181102/NJBIZ01/181109959&source=RSS Disabled Amtrak train in Hudson Tunnel snarls NJ Transit trains New Jersey Transit riders experienced delays Friday morning due to an Amtrak work train becoming disabled in the North Tube of the Hudson River tunnel. Fri, 02 Nov 2018 15:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181102/NJBIZ01/181109959&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181102/NJBIZ01/181109970&source=RSS NY Waterway expands free ferry bus service near One Park condos DMG Investments, developer of One Park condominium complex in Bergen County, has entered into an agreement with NY Waterway to expand the ferry operator&#8217s complimentary shuttle-bus service between its main terminal at Port Imperial in Weehawken and the condos. Fri, 02 Nov 2018 08:21:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181102/NJBIZ01/181109970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181102/NJBIZ01/181109971&source=RSS NJ Transit to explore how to redevelop its land under new law New Jersey Transit will begin examining how to turn the land it owns into revenue-generating opportunities under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law Thursday. Fri, 02 Nov 2018 08:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181102/NJBIZ01/181109971&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039966&source=RSS Cryoport celebrates grand opening of global logistics center Cryoport Inc. , a leading temperature-controlled logistics company, unveiled its new global logistics center Tuesday in Livingston. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039966&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039976&source=RSS JJ, NFI earn EPA freight efficiency recognition The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency honored New Brunswick&#8217s Johnson Johnson and Cherry Hill&#8217s NFI Industries with SmartWay Excellence Awards at the 2018 American Trucking Association Annual Management Conference Exhibition in Austin, Texas, this week. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 08:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039977&source=RSS Portal Bridge gets stuck, brings NJ Transit trains to standstill The 108-year-old Portal Bridge became stuck Tuesday night in the open position, halting New Jersey Transit trains. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 08:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029890&source=RSS Grewal one of 20 AGs issuing defense of Obama-era fuel efficiency law New Jersey is signing onto a multistate letter urging the Trump administration to reverse its proposed rollback on the national Clean Car Standard for passenger cars and light trucks. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029891&source=RSS NJDOT authorizes 23M in local bike and pedestrian projects New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced Friday a record 23 million in federal funding has been committed to local bicycle and pedestrian projects through the Transportation Alternatives Program grants. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:36:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029895&source=RSS XPO Logistics drivers in Cinnaminson join Teamsters Drivers at transportation provider XPO Logistics in Cinnaminson voted Friday to become members of Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia, becoming the latest group of workers to challenge the company&#8217s treatment of workers, according to the union. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029899&source=RSS Port Authority unveils 2050 clean energy goal The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees many of the bridges, tunnels and airports in the New York City metro area, unveiled plans for an 80 percent reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029899&source=RSS