EV charging station
Apr 20, 2023

AAA Northeast aims for net-zero carbon emissions by 2045

The initiative is included in the not-for-profit auto club’s first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, released April 18.

Gov. Phil Murphy joins President Biden, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, and New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to highlight bipartisan infrastructure law funding for the Hudson River Tunnel Project on Jan. 31, 2023.
Apr 19, 2023

GDC reveals new Hudson Tunnel Project details

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 Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's 72 new PATH rail cars
Apr 13, 2023

PATH’s first new rail car hits the tracks in Hoboken

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.

Port Newark
Apr 5, 2023

Port of NY and NJ is now busiest nationwide

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.

Greg Lalevee, business manager of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 825
Apr 3, 2023

Local 825’s Lalevee talks NJ infrastructure progress

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.

Mar 31, 2023

Codey proposes legislation to help DeCamp, other private bus carriers

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.

Electric vehicle charging station
Mar 31, 2023

$70M in RGGI proceeds to fund NJ’s electric public transportation initiatives

The money will help to reduce the upfront costs of electric trucks, buses and equipment in overburdened communities.

Gov. Phil Murphy calls on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to build a new AirTrain system on Jan. 22, 2019 at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Mar 24, 2023

Port Authority takes steps to advance $2B AirTrain Newark project

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.

On March 22, 2023, Gov. Phil Murphy, leaders from the Port Authority and local officials announced the March 23 start of nine-car service on PATH's Newark-World Trade Center line.
Mar 23, 2023

Newark-WTC PATH debuts 9-car trains

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%.

Gov. Phil Murphy celebrates the new $2.7 billion Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport on Nov. 15, 2022.
Mar 21, 2023

New Newark Terminal A named among best in the world

The new $2.7 billion site was recognized at the World Airport Awards during the Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam.

The EWR Station Access Project will increase public transit access and connectivity for underserved communities in Newark and Elizabeth.
Mar 17, 2023

Port Authority advances plan to improve EWR access for Newark, Elizabeth

“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[...]

The ALP-45 locomotive has the capability to switch between diesel and electric.
Mar 16, 2023

UITP’s 1st North American Regional Training Center coming to NJ

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."