Aug 15, 2013

N.J. loses 12,000 jobs in July, but takes optimistic tone

New Jersey lost nearly 12,000 jobs in July amid losses that were spread almost evenly between the private and public sectors, the state Department of Labor reported today.

Aug 13, 2013

Jersey City turns to GPS tracking to monitor city vehicles

The Jersey City Department of Public Works has added GPS tracking devices to 20 of its vehicles as part of a pilot program aimed at helping the municipality curb personal use of city vehicles and cut down on fuel costs.

Jul 15, 2013

Meadowlink honored with national award

Meadowlink, which provides transportation services in six of the most densely populated counties in New Jersey, was named the 2013 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year by the Community Transportation Association of America.

Jul 15, 2013

Avis acquires Payless Car Rental in 50 million cash deal

Avis Budget Group, of Parsippany, announced today it has acquired Payless Car Rental in an all-cash deal valued at approximately $50 million.

Jul 15, 2013

NJ Transit says it won’t raise fares in coming year

NJ Transit will spend more than $1 billion on infrastructure repairs and upgrades this fiscal year, but riders won't see an increase in fares.

Jul 11, 2013

FTC issues final consent order in Hertz merger with Dollar Thrifty

Park Ridge-based Hertz Global Holdings announced today the Federal Trade Commission has issued a final consent order in connection with Hertz's $2.6 billion acquisition of Oklahoma-based Dollar Thrift Automotive Group.

Jun 14, 2013

A shift of gears helps One Horn keep on truckin’

Founded in 2005 as an asset-based carrier with its own fleet of trucks, One Horn Transportation changed course five years ago to become a transportation broker providing IT, billing and other back-office support to agents who arrange for the delivery of goods — from steel to produce — across the United States. That shift of gears has...

Jun 6, 2013

Chiesa, attorney general and Christie confidant, to fill Lautenberg’s Senate seat

The state attorney general, a close friend of Chris Christie, will fill New Jersey's open U.S. Senate seat, the governor said today.

Jun 6, 2013

Academy to acquire charter operations of Conway Tours

Hoboken-based Academy, a provider of charter and commuter bus services in the Northeast, said Wednesday it agreed in principal to acquire the charter bus operation of Conway Tours, a Rhode Island-based bus company.

Jun 3, 2013

Lautenberg remembered as fighter for rail

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg is being remembered as a champion of the environment, the poor and public health, but colleagues say one of his most critical roles for New Jersey business was his advocacy for transportation investment — and for rail transit, in particular.

Jun 3, 2013

Falling gas prices expected to benefit Shore, transportation firms

Retreating gas prices are expected to continue their decline as summer gets underway, providing relief for Shore-bound motorists and transportation-heavy businesses.

May 1, 2013

Maher Terminals names new president and CEO

The board of directors of Maher Terminals LLC, in Elizabeth, on Tuesday named Gary Cross as president and CEO, according to an announcement from the container terminal operator.