New Jersey's first e-bike share launched Dec. 22, 2021, in Newark as part of the ongoing NewarkGo bikeshare program with Bird bikes.
Dec 22, 2021

NJ’s first e-bike share launches in Newark

The development is part of the ongoing NewarkGo program, a six month pilot designed to support key goals of Mayor Ras Baraka’s Newark Forward agenda, allowing residents and visitors to navigate the city on two wheels instead of four.

Dec 20, 2021

How NJ ports weathered severe global shipping delays

Gov. Phil Murphy said the pictures of empty shelves "have all come from ports on our Pacific Coast. Here at Port Newark and Elizabeth, especially, you’re not going to find those images.”

Dec 20, 2021

NJBIZ Conversations: Dennis Petrocelli and Andy Raichle

The Matrix New World Engineering executives discuss the firm's work on the Wind Port, the priorities for infrastructure and the importance of sustainability and resilience.

Dec 7, 2021

State launches RFEI for landmark autonomous vehicle city transit system

“Trenton MOVES means our residents can get to work on time without transfers or connections. It means state workers can explore restaurants and businesses throughout the entire city," said Trenton Mayor W. Reed Gusciora. "It means more safe and equitable transportation options for everyone ranging from students involved in school activities to seniors going to their doctor appointments.”

Dec 2, 2021

NJ expands electric truck rebate program to Jersey Shore

Dozens of cities are eligible to participate in NJ ZIP now, which was initially restricted to companies within 10 miles of Newark and Camden when an initial $15 million pilot launched earlier this year.

Newark International Airport.
Nov 23, 2021

Thanksgiving travel poses stress test for NJ airports

Airline numbers won’t be at the 2019 levels, but they’ll be close, during the time period that spans the weekend before the holiday until the Sunday immediately afterward.

Nov 17, 2021

Gateway tunnel construction likely to start in 2023, transit officials say

"With the dollars and loan benefits available in the federal infrastructure bill and the analysis of underground conditions we are undertaking, the project is taking big steps toward the start of full construction," said Balpreet Grewal-Virk, co-chair and the New Jersey commissioner for the Gateway Development Commission.

Centenary University Assistant Professor of Business and Director of Enactus Linda Poisseroux, Ph.D., and current members of the Enactus team display the University’s first patent.
Nov 16, 2021

Centenary University earns first patent for wearable device to detect drowsiness

The school's competitive business team Enactus has been working on the technology since 2016.

Nov 16, 2021

Biden’s $1.2T Infrastructure bill is now a reality. Here’s what it means for NJ

The state could get an estimated $6.9 billion for highways and roads, $1.1 billion for bridges, $104 million to boost its electric vehicle infrastructure, and $24.4 million for ferry service, according to U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez’s office.

NJ Transit Newark
Nov 10, 2021

Major renovations set for Perth Amboy NJ Transit station under $45M contract

Hall Construction Co. Inc. of Wall will do the work, which includes high-level platforms, elevators and ramps.

Nov 10, 2021

South Jersey port to add capacity with $9M federal grant

The expansion comes at a time when global shipping delays are stretching supply chains already weakened by the COVID-19 pandemic and as the region plans for an expanding offshore wind power sector.

NJ Transit Newark
Nov 9, 2021

NJ, NY reach deal to split federal pandemic transit relief (updated)

Tuesday was the last day to come to a decision so transportation officials from the two states and Connecticut can apply for another $2.2 billion.