Phase I of the Gateway Program includes two active projects: the Portal North Bridge Project and the Hudson Tunnel Project (shown).
May 31, 2023

RFQs issued for two major parts of Hudson Tunnel Project

The Gateway Development Commission's Request for Qualifications demonstrates continued momentum for the long-stalled undertaking.

The new $2.7 billion Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport officially opened in January 2023.
May 31, 2023

Port Authority sees more pre-pandemic volumes in April

According to the bi-state agency, its three major airports served 12 million passengers last month—the highest number of travelers of any April in its history.

View south along Interstate 95/New Jersey Turnpike just north of Exit 9 in New Brunswick.
May 26, 2023

Millions set to travel for the holiday weekend

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey expects nearly 5.5 million travelers across its facilities this weekend.

Amtrak and STARR Restaurant Group, led by James Beard award-winning restaurateur Stephen Starr, launched a premium Acela First Class dining menu on trains traveling on the Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington D.C.
May 23, 2023

Amtrak upgrades first-class menu on Northeast Corridor (slideshow)

Created in collaboration with James Beard Award-winning restauranteur Stephen Starr, the rotating selection features dishes from some of his renowned East Coast eateries.

The ALP-45 locomotive has the capability to switch between diesel and electric.
May 21, 2023

Public transportation training center opens registration at Rutgers

UITP’s new regional outpost in Piscataway is a partnership between the International Association of Public Transport, NJ Transit and Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation.

On May 15, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, held a press conference steps away from the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, where he was joined by advocates, business leaders and transportation officials, to announce the STOP NJ CONGESTION Act.
May 16, 2023

New Jersey ramps up congestion pricing fight

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez was joined by advocates, business leaders and transportation officials to announce the Stop NJ Congestion Act—legislation he says will address New York's proposed levy on New Jersey drivers and small businesses.

Gov. Phil Murphy celebrates the new $2.7 billion Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport on Nov. 15, 2022.
May 9, 2023

USDOT takes steps to combat air travel woes, stranded passengers

A new proposed rule would require airlines to provide compensation and cover expenses for amenities such as meals, hotels and rebooking when they are responsible for stranding passengers.

New York City traffic.
May 8, 2023

Controversial congestion pricing plan advances following fed’s greenlight

New York's scheme to charge drivers up to $23 a day to travel into Manhattan south of 60th Street is advancing, with the approval of the MTA’s environmental assessment.

Gov. Phil Murphy joins President Joe Biden (not pictured), U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to highlight bipartisan infrastructure law funding for the Hudson River Tunnel Project on Jan. 31, 2023.
May 3, 2023

Gateway marks next steps in Hudson Tunnel Project

The board finalized agreements between on a vital portion of the effort to connect the new tunnel directly to Penn Station, in addition to other early work that is beginning construction or procurement this year.

Gov. Phil Murphy celebrates the new $2.7 billion Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport on Nov. 15, 2022.
May 2, 2023

Port Authority exceeds pre-pandemic levels in Q1

According to the bi-state agency, 32 million passengers total traveled through Newark Liberty International, JFK and LaGuardia airports—surpassing the previous record set in 2019 by nearly 1 million.

Newark Liberty International Airport’s 5-megawatt solar project at the newly built Terminal A parking garage is the single largest solar rooftop project at any airport in the country.
Apr 26, 2023

Port Authority marks milestone at Newark airport solar project

The canopy structure that sits atop the parking garage serving the new Terminal A covers 364,000 square feet and is expected to generate enough energy to power more than 800 homes.

EV charging station
Apr 20, 2023

AAA Northeast aims for net-zero carbon emissions by 2045

The initiative is included in the not-for-profit auto club’s first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, released April 18.