Transportation

NY Waterway ferry to resume service at Newport

Starting this summer, NY Waterway will provide service between Newport in Jersey City and Manhattan from a new landing dock, Newport Associates Development Co. announced on Monday. Scheduled to begin summer 2019, the service will run between Newport and the West 39th Street Ferry Terminal in Manhattan seven days a week. Newport’s new ferry landing ...

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NJ Transit extends 25 percent discount on Atlantic City rail service

New Jersey Transit will begin restoring rail service that has been subject to temporary service adjustments in the second quarter of 2019, starting with the Atlantic City Rail Line and the Princeton Branch (Dinky). The agency is addressing a continuing shortage of locomotive engineers, equipment availability, positive train control installations and maintenance inspections. New Jersey ...

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Uber Health to offer rides to CarePlus patients

Paramus-based CarePlus NJ Inc., an integrated primary and behavioral health services company for adults and children, will join forces with Uber, the ride-sharing platform, through its HIPAA-compliant technology solution, Uber Health. The initiative will enable CarePlus to provide on-demand and pre-scheduled rides to those traveling to and from appointments. In a statement, CarePlus said that ...

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Republicans urge Congress to examine Amtrak operations

The New Jersey Assembly transportation committee approved a resolution Thursday urging Congress to examine Amtrak operations at New York Penn Station. Assembly Resolution 57 is sponsored by Assemblyman Rob Clifton, R-12th District; Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, R-21st District; and Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, R-26th District. “It is bad enough that commuters are forced to contend with NJ ...

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Zaro commends Funding Fairness Act sponsorship

  Gateway Development Corp. Chairman Jerry Zaro on Wednesday thanked federal representatives for sponsoring the Transportation Funding Fairness Act. The nonprofit is currently planning an estimated $20 billion to $30 billion infrastructure project that features the replacement of the 108-year-old Portal Bridge, construction of a new two-track Hudson River rail tunnel from New Jersey to ...

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Gateway’s Zaro calls for decision on Hudson Tunnel Project

Gateway Program Development Corp. Chairman Jerry Zaro issued a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao calling for immediate completion of the environmental review and issuance of a record of decision to allow the Hudson Tunnel Project to go forward under President Donald Trump’s One Federal Decision policy. The federal government shutdown has ...

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