Sep 30, 2016

N.J. business community applauds new TTF agreement

Members of the state's business community applauded the announcement Friday that Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature had reached an agreement to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund with an eight-year, $16 billion plan that includes federal matching dollars and a 23-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase.

Sep 30, 2016

Christie, Legislature reach TTF deal

Gov. Chris Christie, Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford) and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Secaucus) announced late Friday afternoon that they have reached a new deal to replenish New Jersey's depleted Transportation Trust Fund.

Sep 29, 2016

How to handle the evening commute in the wake of the Hoboken crash

The fatal NJ Transit train crash at the Hoboken station has already snarled both traffic and mass transit in the area surrounding the historic facility, according to published reports. That's not likely to improve as the evening rush hour arrives in North Jersey.

Sep 29, 2016

At least 1 dead, up to 100 hurt as NJ Transit train crashes in Hoboken, reports say

At least one person was killed and as many as 100 people were hurt when an NJ Transit train plowed into the Hoboken station during rush hour Thursday morning, according to multiple published reports.

Sep 29, 2016

Update NJ Transit train crashes in Hoboken at least 1 dead and scores hurt, reports say

An NJ Transit train has crashed into the Hoboken station, causing extensive damage and resulting in fatalities and dozens of injuries, according to reports. This is a breaking story. We will be updating as we learn more. Latest update: 1 p.m.

Sep 27, 2016

Wildstein testifies Christie was told of Fort Lee traffic problems while they were still going on, reports say

Gov. Chris Christie learned about the Bridgegate lane closures in the midst of the September 2013 gridlock, the prosecution's key witness testified at the trial over the Fort Lee traffic jams, according to multiple published reports.

Sep 27, 2016

Flight Center Travel Group opens new office, reaffirms commitment to N.J.

Dean Smith was all smiles as he took the stage at the grand opening for Flight Center Travel Group's new U.S. headquarters in Montvale.

Sep 26, 2016

Mikros awarded 3M task order to support Navy LSC program

Mikros Systems Corp., a Princeton-based provider of maintenance monitoring solutions, announced Monday it has been awarded a $3 million order from the U.S. Navy to produce and develop its system for the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship.

Sep 26, 2016

Call it a bill of sale for this high-end market

If you were looking for an example of the rich getting richer through tax incentives in New Jersey, the controversial bill signed by Gov. Chris Christie at the end of 2015 appears to be the perfect one:

Sep 21, 2016

Smart regulations needed to preserve freight rail’s economic impact in N.J.

With 17 railroads annually carrying more than 43 million tons of cargo through the state, the freight rail industry plays a tremendous role in powering New Jersey's economy. But several proposed rules that ignore the industry's strong safety record are threatening freight rail's ability to support the state's economic future.

Sep 20, 2016

Liberated Energy acquires EcoCab Portland, settles debts

Liberated Energy Inc., an energy services holding company, announced Tuesday it has contractually acquired EcoCab Portland LLC.

Sep 20, 2016

Jaguar gets approval to customize, expand new Mahwah HQ signs long-term lease

Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC has signed a long-term lease to move to the Sharp Electronics Corp. building in Mahwah and received approval from the township planning board to begin customization and expansion of the property.