Gas pump
Sep 6, 2023

Gas tax rate set to increase slightly in October

“As mandated by the 2016 law, this dedicated funding stream continues to provide billions of dollars across the state to support crucial transportation infrastructure needs," said state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio.

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train in Jersey City
Sep 1, 2023

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension suffers setback (updated)

A decision by the Federal Transit Administration to delay the planning and environmental review process could add an additional two years to the project's timeline.

Sep 1, 2023

Millions set to travel for Labor Day weekend

The Port Authority estimates that 6.5 million people will fly, ride or drive through its four airports and six bridges and tunnels for summer's last hurrah.

Edison resident Zionjah Evans takes her first Lyft ride from Edison Job Corps to a new job. Evans estimates that paying for rides every day could cost nearly $500.
Aug 28, 2023

Partnership offers solar trainees an affordable ‘Lyft’ to new job

The initiative from Asbury Park-based Solar Landscape, Edison Job Corps and the ride-hailing service is tackling an employment hurdle: 67% of job-seekers age 18 to 24 said transportation was a major barrier to finding a position.

On May 20, 2021, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey welcomed the largest container ship to call at any U.S. East Coast port, the CMA CGM Marco Polo.
Aug 25, 2023

Port Authority approves revised leases for key terminals

The action follows French shipping company CMA CGM's December move to purchase the New Jersey and New York assets of Global Container Terminals.

Gov. Phil Murphy celebrates the new $2.7 billion Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport on Nov. 15, 2022.
Aug 23, 2023

Newark Liberty’s new Terminal A now fully operational

As of mid-August, the $2.7 billion investment has served more than 9 million passengers and is set to hit the 10 million-mark next month.

“I have never seen a group work together so hard, so seamlessly, and with such dogged determination," Gateway Development Commission CEO Kris Kolluri, shown in February 2020, said about the Hudson Tunnel Project in a letter to CDC commissioners.
Aug 17, 2023

Revealing new Hudson Tunnel details, Kolluri vows ‘we will build this vital project’

The Gateway Development Commission CEO reflects on progress made during his first year at the organization's helm and the road ahead.

Officials and stakeholders gathered Oct. 4, 2022, in Camden to introduce NJ Transit’s first battery electric bus
Aug 15, 2023

NJ Transit receives APTA’s highest honor

To earn the Outstanding Transportation System award from the American Public Transportation Association "is akin to winning the Super Bowl for a transit agency," said President and CEO Kevin Corbett.

In June, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey hosted a demonstration of the first three-vehicle autonomous platooning at any U.S. airport, held at JFK International, along with Ohmio, a New Zealand-based autonomous mobility company.
Aug 7, 2023

Port Authority doubles down on technology and innovation

The agency is working to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world that is emerging from the throes of the pandemic.

Coast Guard Capt. Zeita Merchant, left, led the federal response to the cargo ship fire at the port that killed two Newark firefighters.
Jul 31, 2023

NJ takes control of its main port for first time since 1953

The move, which follows the dissolution of the Waterfront Commission, marks the next chapter for Port Newark/Elizabeth, a critical commerce hub.

The new $2.7 billion Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport officially opened in January 2023.
Jul 25, 2023

7 more gates open at Newark’s new Terminal A

The additions afford United Airlines and JetBlue access to their full allocation within the $2.7 billion area.

On Aug. 1, 2022, Gov. Phil Murphy, along with U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg (not shown), hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Portal North Bridge in Kearny.
Jul 24, 2023

Construction of long-awaited Hudson Tunnel gains steam

Against all odds, the project has taken critical steps forward over the last few weeks and months toward finally coming to fruition.