MTA head denies NY-NJ congestion pricing deal

Following Murphy's declaration of a "conceptual understanding" on Wednesday, the head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is denying that the governors of New York and New Jersey have reached an agreement on the new tolling plan. “With all due respect to Gov. [Phil] Murphy, we have no idea what he is talking about,” MTA head Patrick Foye said in a statement Wednesday night.

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New Jersey Transit Executive Director Kevin Corbett.

Getting up off the mat (access required)

Gov. Phil Murphy has vowed that he will fix New Jersey Transit “if it kills me.” The man charged with preventing Murphy’s untimely demise by getting the trains and buses to run more reliably is Executive Director Kevin Corbett. He recently sat down with NJBIZ reporter David Hutter and talked about what the agency is doing to improve service after years of decline.

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