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August 5, 2019, 12pm PDT
With big cuts coming to Capital Area Transit bus service in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, businesses are looking for new ways to get workers to their jobs.
The Patriot-News
August 1, 2019, 1pm PDT
PSEG, the largest and oldest power company in New Jersey, pledges to completely eliminate its carbon emissions by 2050.
CNN
July 30, 2019, 6am PDT
Police are enforcing speed limits in the name of public safety in North Haledon, New jersey. Drivers are being urged to respect the speed limit.
The North Jersey Record
June 26, 2019, 11am PDT
When the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection adopted new rules for power plants on June 17, the Garden State becomes the tenth to participate in a cap-and-trade program known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Utility Dive
June 26, 2019, 6am PDT
There are still approvals necessary to get to the finish line, but the Ocean Wind offshore wind project took a big step forward late last week.
NJ.com
May 24, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Port Authority Bus Terminal, described as the busiest bus terminal in the world, is due for a makeover, due to its "ragged" appearance and importance to the economy of the New York and New Jersey.
Politico
April 18, 2019, 2pm PDT
With cordon pricing coming to Manhattan in 2021, New Jersey motorists who pay up to $15 in bridge or tunnel tolls don't want to have to pay another $10 to $14 to drive into the Central District Business tolling zone, but exemptions come with a price.
The New York Times
April 15, 2019, 7am PDT
President Trump has not been a friend to the $30 billion Gateway Program, a transportation project meant to replace aging rail infrastructure connecting New York and New Jersey.
Yahoo Finance
April 11, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Big Apple may claim the nation's highest public transit ridership, but it ranks well below average in its use of freight rail. Two small short line railroads are at the center of a $100 million investment to reduce truck reliance.
The New York Times
March 25, 2019, 2pm PDT
The poles on Route 495 separate out a bus lane, but riders often find themselves traveling slower than vehicles in the car lanes.
NJ.com
March 14, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new tax on short-term rentals went into effect in New Jersey in October, so it hasn't had a chance to impact the summer tourism on the Jersey Shore yet.
The New York Times
February 28, 2019, 11am PST
New Jersey is considering a law that would give cities the option of implementing a new 3.5% parking tax on public and private parking facilities.
Smart Cities Dive
February 21, 2019, 2pm PST
Project supporters and the Trump administration disagree on the takeaway for the Gateway project after Congress and the president signed a federal spending bill earlier this month.
Bloomberg
January 30, 2019, 10am PST
An interactive map shows the surprising density of the Garden State.
NJ.com
January 27, 2019, 5am PST
Governor Phil Murphy says $2.1 billion is needed to replace the AirTrain monorail.
Crain's New York Business
January 4, 2019, 11am PST
In New Jersey, a cap-and-trade system existed for two decades and appeared to just perpetuate housing and social inequities. But now legislators and researchers are considering it again.
CityLab
December 20, 2018, 1pm PST
Nine Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states and the District of Columbia have agreed to work together to develop a policy to price emissions from transportation, set a 'cap' on them, and invest the revenues in low carbon transportation solutions.
The Boston Globe
December 14, 2018, 11am PST
Several states, and even the federal government, are considering adopting carbon pricing plans.
InsideClimate News
November 11, 2018, 5am PST
The local and regional political leaders with a stake in the Gateway project connecting New York and New Jersey see a little light at end of the tunnel now that Democrats hold a majority in the House of Representatives.
Politico
November 8, 2018, 10am PST
Linking zoning reform mandates to CDBG funding is not an effective way to change exclusionary zoning.
Brookings