• Congress reaches deal on elusive 5-year, $281-billion transportation bill

    The House and Senate have reached agreement on a five-year, $281-billion transportation bill that would increase spending to address the nation’s aging and congested highways and transit systems — a legislative feat that lawmakers and President Obama have struggled throughout his administration to achieve. The bill, unveiled Tuesday, would also put an end to the […]

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  • NY-NJ Announce Port Master Plan

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced its US$6.5 billion 2016 budget, which aims to fund critical state-of-good-repair to existing transportation facilities and new infrastructure that is needed to sustain and accelerate growth, including a $175 million investment in port infrastructure. The $3.0 billion operating budget represents a 2.8% increase in […]

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  • PHOTOS > Aerial shots show progress on Tappan Zee Bridge replacement

      At $3.98 billion, the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement is one of the priciest transportation projects in America. As such, plenty of eyes are watching the megaproject, but the Tappan Zee Constructors are more than happy to give everyone a bird’s eye view of the construction progress. The New York State Thruway Authority announced that […]

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  • Senators say highway bill could reach Obama by Thanksgiving

    A pair of senators who have pushed for a multiyear highway bill say such a proposal could reach President Obama’s desk by Thanksgiving. The Senate passed a bill that includes three years of guaranteed highway funding in July, and the House has now begun working on a six-year, $325 billion infrastructure package of its own […]

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  • City to reach 1,000 miles of bike lanes on Tuesday

    After an aggressive expansion in recent years, the city will reach a thousand miles of bikes lanes Tuesday when it finishes a new stretch on the Lower East Side, data shows. The city’s network will reach that milestone with a two-way bike lane on Clinton Street, between Grand Street and East Broadway. The path runs […]

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  • This Week, Papal Visit Cities are No-Drone Zones

    If you live near New York, Washington, or Philadelphia, then you’ve probably heard a lot about the intense preparations for the upcoming visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to those U.S. cities. Security has been boosted; roads will be closed; and…   Click Here To View The Full Article

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  • The States Show Up Congress on Road Repairs

    As the nation’s bridges and roads deteriorate and Congress dawdles over a serious solution, statehouse politicians have been stepping up at a surprising rate to make some difficult choices. At least half the states have passed transportation funding measures in the last two   Click Here To View The Full Article

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  • NJDOT announces “@NJDOT_info” Twitter account for road condition updates

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a Twitter account – @NJDOT_info – to provide Department information and updates on road conditions, particularly during winter storms, major events, and during emergency road work. “NJDOT’s top priority is to keep our highways safe and keep traffic flowing,” NJDOT Commissioner Jamie Fox said. “This Twitter […]

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  • Sen. Charles Schumer Proposes Plan For Hudson River Rail Tunnels

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing the formation of a nonprofit development corporation to plan and finance the construction of new rail tunnels from New Jersey to New York City.   Click Here To View The Full Article

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  • NJ Working To Become More Bike-Friendly

    According to the League of American Bicyclists, despite efforts to improve bike and pedestrian access in several towns, the Garden State has been slipping in the rankings of bike-friendly states. Working in favor of New Jersey’s bike ranking is the State Department of Transportation’s Complete Streets program. The program sets guidelines and requirements for future roadway improvement […]

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