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.

Apr 18, 2012

Lautenberg blasts Port Authority over toll hikes

In a hearing today, U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg admonished the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and its deputy executive director over its tolling practices, saying steep rate hikes are unfair to commuters.

Apr 18, 2012

Newark’s transport system blamed for role in cyber theft

Newark's sophisticated transportation system has earned the city a top spot in the nation for its role in facilitating online fraud, a cybercrime defense expert found.

Apr 16, 2012

Port Authority eyes new uses for Jersey City real estate

High-density residential developments adjacent to the Journal Square PATH station, in Jersey City, has prompted the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to re-examine the transit hub's retail and office space, and attract companies that cater to the community, according to a real estate official at the bistate agency.

Apr 10, 2012

Attorneys Pilots who hide medical conditions can create liability for airlines

If a pilot experiences medical problems during a flight, airlines and their insurers could be exposed to significant liability, even if that pilot had withheld medical information from his or her employer and insurer, according to an aviation attorney with LeClairRyan, in Newark.

Mar 30, 2012

Turnpike Authority takes wraps off 350M construction program

New Jersey Turnpike Authority engineers today unveiled a four-year, $350 million construction program along the entire length of the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike at an event hosted by the New Jersey Alliance for Action.

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Feb 20, 2012

Port Authority reports record growth in cargo volume

Recent multimillion-dollar investments in port and harbor projects from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have stemmed from record growth in cargo volume last year, agency officials said in prepared remarks.

Feb 2, 2012

Port Authority announces 70M in private-sector investments in Newark airport

As Indianapolis' Super Bowl village sets up Ziplines and prepares for tailgates on Sunday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced that Newark Liberty International Airport has received $70 million in private-sector investments in anticipation of the big game coming to the Meadowlands in 2014.

Feb 2, 2012

Legislators look to impose limits, improve transparency at Port Authority

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey would be required to provide greater public access and reduce the benefits received by its employees under bills released by an Assembly committee on Thursday.

Jan 30, 2012

Ferry operators hope the tide is turning

It may have been decades in the making, but the newly reopened Hoboken Ferry Terminal marks “the fourth cornerstone” in a group of infrastructure projects that are bolstering New Jersey’s ferry service, said Paul Goodman, CEO of BillyBey Ferry Co. The historic terminal reopened last month after 45 years, the result of a $120 million, […]