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Audit done, Murphy vows NJ Transit complaints won't 'go into black hole'

Gov. Phil Murphy vowed Tuesday to improve the reliability of New Jersey Transit’s train and bus schedules after getting the results of a system...

Murphy: NJ Transit audit results likely in the coming week

The Murphy administration has set its sights for unveiling the much-anticipated New Jersey Transit audit “next Tuesday,” Gov. Phil Murphy...

Murphy signs bill establishing Growth Zone around AC airport

Gov. Phil Murphy signed an amended bill that would provide tax incentives for businesses within a mile of the Atlantic City International Airport by...

Artech acquires CDI Corp. business unit

Morristown-based Artech Information Systems has acquired the Talent & Technology Solutions business unit of Philadelphia-based CDI Corp.

Senate approves hike in jet fuel tax

The state Senate narrowly voted 21-17 to approve an increase to the jet fuel tax on airlines that fly in and out of Newark Liberty International...

Gateway taps Ernst & Young as financial advisor

Trustees of Gateway Program Development Corp. on Friday named Ernst & Young as its financial advisor.

NJBIZ reveals 2018 Fast 50 list

Twenty-two never-before-ranked companies appear on this year's list of NJBIZ Fast 50 honorees.

GOP lawmaker seeks Legislature oversight for gas tax increases

Less than a week ahead of the scheduled 4.3 cent increase to the state’s gas tax, a New Jersey Republican wants to strip the executive branch...

Lawmakers push to require employee commuting benefits

In the near future, you may be able to select commuting expenses as a workplace benefit to help alleviate travel costs.

Port Authority approves incremental $19 wage for airport workers

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved phasing in an increase in the minimum wage to $19 for nearly 40,000 workers at its three...

Uber to pay NJ $3.75M as part of data breach, AG says

Ride-sharing company Uber has agreed to pay $148 million in a multistate data breach settlement, of which $3.75 million is for New Jersey, Attorney...

Port Authority board to vote on wage hikes for airport workers

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is set to consider at its Thursday board meeting whether to phase in a $19 minimum wage for nearly...

Lawmakers revise jet fuel tax to include all airlines

The state Senate budget committee approved changes to a proposed bill that would raise the gas tax on United Airlines to fund a $1.7 billion PATH...

NJ Transit to discount all rail tickets as it cuts services

New Jersey Transit will discount all its rail tickets for a three-month stretch as it cancels several of its lines in a dash to finish installation...

FAA gives $7M infrastructure grant to Newark airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $7 million grant to Newark Liberty International Airport, U.S. Department of Transportation...

Senate to vote on Murphy's changes to AC airport tax break bill

Lawmakers plan to have another go at a bill which Gov. Phil Murphy conditionally vetoed in August that called for the creation of a Garden State...

Brian Tobin: A career devoted to moving people

NJBIZ 40 Under 40: Ten years later

Brian Tobin has made a career in transportation systems, from creating opportunities in the research world to representing asphalt pavement and...

Lawmakers seek to close United tax break; airline says it may look to other hubs

State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to raise taxes on United Airlines in order to help finance the extension of the PATH Train to Newark...

NJ Transit 'confident' it will meet PTC deadline, Diegnan says

New Jersey Transit officials said they are two-thirds of the way complete with the installation of positive train control, a federally mandated...

Tunnel project 'political hostage,' Gateway trustee says

The $12 billion Hudson River Tunnel project has been reduced to a “political hostage in Washington” under the Trump administration,...

NJ mobile vet service finalist in US Chamber awards competition

Mobile veterinary service HousePaws of Mount Laurel has been named as a finalist by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the Dream Big Small Business of the Year category for the Dream Big Awards.

IFS taps Martin CEO of WorkWave, president of service management unit

IFS, a global enterprise applications company, has named Marne Martin president of its service management business unit and CEO of WorkWave, a cloud-based field service and fleet management service it acquired last September.

Ahead of hearing, GOP legislators call for better NJ Transit communication

Three Republican legislators called for New Jersey Transit to improve communications with riders in light of a spate of train cancellations for reasons including a lack of engineers.

Cushman delivers Hampton spot for Calif. logistics company

Chino, Ca.-based Kal Freight Inc. has purchased a 30,000-square-foot warehouse in Hampton, marking its first expansion to the East Coast.

Ranking transportation lawmakers seeking statewide master plan

The state Legislature’s ranking transportation lawmakers are backing a move to create a statewide transportation master plan just days before a Thursday hearing in Trenton on New Jersey Transit’s so-called “Summer of Hell 2.”

Murphy vows better NJ Transit communication

Gov. Phil Murphy is calling for more open communication between New Jersey Transit and its commuters following nearly two weeks of delays, cancellations, staffing shortages and equipment failures.

ACEA awarded $120K for aviation strategy

The Atlantic County Economic Alliance has been awarded a $120,000 federal Rural Business Development Grant to create a detailed strategy for the development of the aviation district surrounding the Atlantic City International Airport, FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center and the National Aviation Research and Technology Park in Egg Harbor Township.

Frustrations over NJ Transit cancellations boil over at meeting

Amid a spate of unplanned New Jersey Transit cancellations, riders voiced their frustrations at a Wednesday meeting.

Senate Transportation Chair wants to fast-track NJ Transit hearings

Following an uptick in New Jersey Transit cancellations, delays and staffing shortages, lawmakers are moving ahead with plans to hold a joint legislative Transportation Committee hearing to examine problems experienced by the beleaguered agency.

NJ Transit approves $3.7B budget

New Jersey Transit trustees voted to approve a $2.316 billion operating budget in fiscal year 2019 and a $1.465 billion capital budget.

NJ Transit cancellations decline Tuesday; third lawmaker calls for accountability

Disruption of New Jersey Transit service subsided Tuesday with fewer trains being cancelled than in the previous two workdays.

Turtle & Hughes opens distribution center in Piscataway

Linden-based electrical and industrial distribution company Turtle & Hughes has opened a 45,760-square-foot regional distribution center at 266 Old New Brunswick Road in Piscataway to support daily delivery to New York City.

Lawmakers call for hearings amid NJ Transit cancellations

After a series of New Jersey Transit cancellations and overcrowding on trains, two lawmakers are calling for legislative hearings.

NJ Transit reducing service to install positive train control

New Jersey Transit will temporarily discontinue service beginning Tuesday, Sept. 4, on the Atlantic City Rail Line and off-peak, one-seat Raritan Valley Line.

This was Subaru of America's best July ever

Last month, the Camden-based company sold 59,426 vehicles and reported a 6.7 percent year-over-year increase from July 2017 to July 2018.

ADP: 219K jobs added in July

American employers added 219,000 jobs in July, Roseland-based payroll processing company ADP said in a report issued Wednesday.

Gateway Program releases Portal North Bridge, Hudson River Tunnel animations

The Gateway Program Development Corp. released two new animations depicting the Portal North Bridge and Hudson River Tunnels projects at completion.

NJ Transit pulls 2019 budget from agenda for retool

New Jersey Transit removed the 2019 fiscal year operating budget of $2.316 billion, capital program of $1.465 billion and grant programs that include services for senior citizens and people with disabilities from its Tuesday meeting agenda.

Trenton-Mercer Airport picks Princeton Junction marketing agency

Mercer County’s Trenton-Mercer Airport awarded an advertising contract to Princeton-based Creative Marketing Alliance for direct sales and indoor and outdoor advertising at the airport.

Vehicle subscription service Mobiliti enters NJ

Vehicle subscription service Mobiliti has begun operating in New Jersey with Lawrenceville-based Route 1 Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to offer customers vehicle use on a monthly basis.

Honeywell appoints transportation systems chairman

Honeywell has appointed veteran industrial sector exec Carlos Cardoso as board chairman at its Transportation Systems unit, which it plans to spin off this quarter as publicly traded Garrett Motion Inc.