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United unveils art designs for upcoming aircraft paint job

United Airlines on Friday revealed two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her Art Here, a first-of-its-kind contest designed to find and uplift underrepresented women artists by providing a chance to have their work painted on a canvas like no other — a United Airlines aircraft. Having their ...

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US DOT refutes Gateway local partners’ characterizations

A spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration disputes representatives of local parties who support the replacement of the 108-year-old Hudson River rail tunnels that connect New Jersey and New York City and the 108-year-old Portal Bridge in New Jersey.  The USDOT spokesperson said the Hudson Tunnel project partners have not completed the ...

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Senator Bateman welcomes New Jersey Transit reopening Dinky rail service in Princeton

Sen. Kip Bateman, R-16th District, welcomed New Jersey Transit reopening the Dinky rail line in Princeton more than eight months after the agency discontinued the service. Bateman represents constituents in Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset counties. “NJ Transit’s three-month hiatus should never have turned into an eight-month halt,” Bateman said in a prepared statement. “It ...

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Gateway chairman makes case for Hudson River tunnel replacement

“Our trains are forced to play transit roulette. ... We have an employee with a sledgehammer who literally knocks the bridge back into place," Jerry Zaro, also a lawyer at Sills Cummis & Gross, said at the Newark Regional Business Partnership's Transportation Leadership Awards. "You do not need to be a rail expert to know this is unacceptable in 2019. Failure of the rail bridge would lead to catastrophe.”

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OP-ED: Hate expectations

America’s roads bridges, tunnels and rails are approaching third-world status. At the same time, Americans are growing more despondent about the time and effort it takes them to get to and from work. What’s worse is that we have come to accept these problems. As Americans, it is fair to say we don’t even have first-world expectations any more when it comes to our infrastructure., by General Vice President of the International Union of Operating Engineers and Business Manager IUOE Local 825 Gregory Lalevee

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