The initiative is included in the not-for-profit auto club’s first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, released April 18.
The Gateway Development Commission's revised procurement strategy centers on dividing the largest portion of construction into four packages, including additional early works projects.
The high-performance coaches are slated to supplement the current fleet of 350 and will be gradually integrated into the system throughout 2023 and into 2024.
Although activity is usually slower in February, the metro area bested rivals including the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach by 83,000 TEUs and 27,000 TEUs, respectively.
The union's business manager spoke with NJBIZ about critical topics, beginning with Gov. Phil Murphy’s recently announced accelerated climate goals, which include a call for all new car sales to be electric in New Jersey by 2035.
Legislation proposed March 30 by state Sen. Richard Codey, D-27th District, would created a $60 million appropriation toward a relief fund for private bus carriers.
The money will help to reduce the upfront costs of electric trucks, buses and equipment in overburdened communities.
Three automated-people-mover system technology firms will advance to the next phase of the procurement process to help bring a new, 2.5-mile automated train system to Newark Liberty International Airport.
The extended options are at the center of plans from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to increase capacity on the line by 40%.
The new $2.7 billion site was recognized at the World Airport Awards during the Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam.
“For decades, the communities of the South Ward of Newark and the northern part of Elizabeth have lacked affordable transit options, particularly to Newark Liberty and New York City,” said Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole. “This project is an example of government at its best by figuring out a way to deliver a project faster and for less money while also putting thousands of well-payi[...]
According to Gov. Phil Murphy, residents "will reap massive benefits from this newly forged partnership," which sets the state up to "earn worldwide recognition as a North American transportation hub."