[Originally appeared on NorthJersey.com] Everyone in the New York-metro region, especially New Jersey residents, knows how valuable our rail infrastructure is. From commuters who take NJ Transit every day to jobs in New York to visitors and travelers across our region, nearly a million people rely on ...
May 5, 2017John Flores
Politico is reporting the project to extend NJ Transit's Hudson-Bergen Light Rail into Bergen County is moving forward now that the federal government has authorized the publication of a new draft Environmental Impact Statement. The project extends the existing light rail service (which ends in North Bergen, Hudson County) into ...
March 10, 2017John Flores
This simple video lays out the benefits and risks of the Gateway Rail Tunnel Project in four minutes. Well worth your time. Click here for a more detailed analysis of the situation: http://commongood.3cdn.net/e68919da002c4300cd_bzm6bxnb9.pdf
August 24, 2016John Flores
A federal program funding mass transit in seven northeastern states, including $50 million annually for NJ Transit, was saved in the final six-year transportation bill, lawmakers said Tuesday. Jonathon D. Salant, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Did you know that NJ only gets back $0.48 for every $1.00 it sends ...
December 3, 2015John Flores
A roundtable organized by NJ Senate Democrats and attended by state and local officials discussed the value of mass transit and its importance in the vitality of downtowns around the state. Attended by NJ Senate President Stephen Sweeney, Senator Loretta Weinberg, and others, the Trenton event brought to light the ...
November 17, 2015John Flores