Aug 27, 2012

Dunellen development plan gets transit village designation

Development expert notes builders are keen to work in such areas, which have been wild successes in municipalities like Morristown and Rutherford.

Aug 8, 2012

Addition of Frontier to Trenton airport aimed at encouraging tourism

Officials say another carrier could help deliver more tourism to Princeton area.

Aug 3, 2012

Budget cuts could slash pivotal staff at Atlantic City airport

Air traffic control service at Atlantic City International Airport could be disrupted by federal spending cuts slated to take effect in January, according to a new report, dealing a potential blow to the growing facility as the city works to revive its tourism industry.

Jun 29, 2012

Advocate Transportation bill ‘disappointing in many ways’

Federal legislation to issue funding for highway, bridge and transit construction projects through 2014 is scheduled for approval in Congress today, but a New Jersey transportation advocate said the state's share of funding will not boost more development.

Jun 7, 2012

Aviation forum puts focus on corporate influence on industry

While general aviation in New Jersey continues to grow, the state needs to attract more businesses to remain competitive, industry officials said today at Teterboro Airport during a regional forum that drew more than 2,400 attendees.

May 25, 2012

Finding creative ways to get drivers to embrace electronic tolling

Before transitioning to all-electronic tolling, New Jersey must increase the number of drivers who use E-ZPass — and to do so, transportation officials are looking to enact efforts from other states' authorities to make the transponders more accessible to the public and accepted in more states.

May 23, 2012

Christie attacks revenue projections, likens OLS to Dr. Kevorkian

On same the day the Office of Legislative Services presented some dismal projections on state revenues, Gov. Chris Christie called the nonpartisan office a "handmaiden" to whichever party is in the majority, in this case, intent on helping Democrats make the case to raise taxes.

May 23, 2012

Award winners say development programs helped their small businesses grow

When Marjorie Perry, president of Newark-based MZM Construction Co., was in desperate need of capital to fulfill a contract and secure future projects in 1998, she turned to the federal Small Business Administration, which backed a $250,000 loan through Columbia Bank.

May 17, 2012

As Spirit resumes Atlantic City service, high hopes for airport

In light of Atlantic City's gradual transformation from a gaming hub to a full-service tourist destination, Atlantic City International Airport is looking to add more low-cost airline carriers and flight options outside of the traditional metropolitan area and Florida route.

May 9, 2012

Terminal operator unveils plans for major expansion in Bayonne

Marine terminal operator Global Container Terminals Inc. announced its final plans for a state-of-the-art, multimillion-dollar expansion project for a 70-acre container terminal on the Bayonne waterfront.

May 2, 2012

Lautenberg, Port Authority continue battle over toll hikes

As members of the Legislature today urged the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to suspend scheduled toll hikes, an agency official told the state's business leaders that the toll increase is the only viable option to support infrastructure projects and keep the Port Authority Trans-Hudson service in operation.

Apr 24, 2012

Return of NYC commuter tax could aid N.J. employers, say economists

If Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer's proposal to restore an income tax on New Jersey residents who work in New York City comes to pass, employers in the state will have an easier time attracting top talent, employment experts said.