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I-287 reopens after state police investigate suspicious package; traffic still snarled

Interstate 287 has reopened following a New Jersey State Police investigation of a suspicious package discovered Monday morning near Boonton. Read More »»

Auto sales revved up in September, with Maserati leading the race

In a banner quarter for the auto industry, some new vehicles helped a luxury brand post some of its strongest-ever sales numbers. Read More »»

NJ Transit awards $296M River Line Light Rail contract

NJ Transit has awarded a $296 million, 15-year contract for operations and maintenance services on the River Line Light Rail system to Bombardier Transportation, the company announced Wednesday. Read More »»

NJ Transit, Amtrak officials talk about improvements at N.J. Chamber event

Speaking Tuesday morning in Monroe at a breakfast event held by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, NJ Transit Executive Director Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim said $1.27 billion in federal Superstorm Sandy recovery funding awarded to the agency earlier this month will be put to good use. Read More »»

Hill International wins $16M government contract for mass-transit oversight

Construction risk-management firm Hill International announced Monday that it ahs received a $16 million, five-year contract to provide project management services to the U.S. Federal Transit Administration. Read More »»

PEOPLExpress 'temporarily suspending service,' including Newark routes

PEOPLExpress, which resumed flights into Newark Liberty International Airport on July 1, announced Friday it was “temporarily suspending service effective immediately.” Read More »»

Tesla gets OK to build charging stations at two Turnpike rest areas

An agreement that would allow Tesla Motors to build four electric charging stations at two New Jersey Turnpike service areas was approved Tuesday. Read More »»

California company gets $176M Garden State Parkway contract

A California construction services company announced Tuesday that it has won a $176 million contract from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority to supervise work on the Garden State Parkway from interchanges 36 to 48. Read More »»

I.D. Systems announces another systems order

I.D. Systems, Inc., a provider of wireless asset management systems, announced the third purchase order in a week for its PowerFleet vehicle management system. Read More »»

Bayonne: The promise

New administration needs to overcome some old obstacles to have success

Inside the office of Bayonne Mayor James Davis is a reminder of the promise held by the Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne — a framed document formalizing the U.S. Army's transfer of the 2-mile-long, manmade peninsula to local redevelopment officials. Read More »»

Wood-Ridge: On track

Somerset confident Wesmont Station will help fill town’s hole of the doughnut

These days, when Ralph Zucker travels to Wood-Ridge, he sees something he's only been able to imagine for the better part of a decade. Read More »»

Harrison: A blank canvas

Developers, town officials continue push to transform 1.3-square-mile town

When Michael Sommer visits Harrison and sets foot on the collection of vacant lots assembled by Advance Realty, he knows he's standing on “a 35-acre blank canvas” — one that “gives us an amazing opportunity to develop a world-class development here.” Read More »»

Urban crawl: After many years, the time is right for towns to create urban pockets where none exists

Urban renewal has worked in Montclair. It has worked in Morristown. But what can developers and local officials do when they have no urban center to renew? Read More »»

New Jersey lives down to its reputation for bad roads, study finds

Nationwide, the state-owned highway system is driving toward improvement. But it's not so rosy a picture in the Garden State. Read More »»

I.D. Systems gets vehicle management systems order

I.D. Systems, Inc., announced Thursday that it has received a follow-on purchase order for approximately $300,000 worth of its vehicle management systems from an unnamed global manufacturer of heavy equipment. Read More »»

Updated: Christie brings back Fox as head of Department of Transportation

(Editor's note: This story was updated at 1:10 p.m. with additional comments from Fox and others.) Gov. Chris Christie has tapped former state Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox to return to that role, replacing longtime department chief James Simpson. Read More »»

$356M Port Authority project bringing rail shipping system to Jersey City's Global Terminal

A new system to move shipping containers by rail is coming to Jersey City's Global Terminal under a $356 million project by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Read More »»

Cargo carrier moving HQ to Chatham

Cargo carrier Shipco Transport is moving its global headquarters to Chatham, real estate company The Garibaldi Group announced Wednesday. Read More »»

I.D. Systems gets $900,000 in orders for vehicle management system

I.D. Systems, Inc., a provider of wireless asset management systems, announced Wednesday that it has received a series of follow-on purchase orders for its PowerFleet vehicle management system totaling approximately $900,000. Read More »»

New coalition is dedicated to ending Transportation Trust Fund's woes

Those wondering who would step up to solve the ailing Transportation Trust Fund have their answer: ForwardNJ. Read More »»

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Breaking Glass

Campbell Soup's Denise Morrison offers tips on how women can rise to the C-suite

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Industry Insights

Comcast honors veterans by partnering with U.S. Chamber's Hiring Our Heroes campaign

In March 2012, I was delighted when Comcast Corporation Chairman and CEO, Brian...

Millennial Minded

Which generation of business owners is more confident, millennials or boomers?

A recent Bank of America survey shows small business owners are more confident...

SFW: Suitable for Work

12 N.J. companies earn LGBT 'Best Places to Work' distinction

A study published Wednesday by the Human Rights Campaign scores companies...

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