Transportation


HERE WE GO AGAIN: Trenton Democrat pitches work zone speed cameras

Red light cameras died a well-deserved death back in 2014, Save Jerseyans, pleasing New Jersey motorists but enraging the politicians (and corporations) who loved the hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue fetched by the program. It was government sanctioned theft. If anything, the corruption and safety issues associated with these cameras negated any theoretical […]

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New York is ripping off New Jersey E-ZPass holders, AAA says

Drivers using E-ZPass tags issued by other agencies are being charged the cash rate at New York bridges and tunnels run by the MTA, instead of receiving the E-ZPass discount, a AAA study found. New Jersey drivers took the worst beating out of any other state between 2012 and 2016, with 70 million people charged […]



State Creates Highway “Safe Phone Zones” to Reduce Distracted Driving

NEW JERSEY – The New Jersey Department of Transportation, in a public-private partnership with GEICO, this week announced a new, statewide sponsorship of Rest Areas and Scenic Overlooks, rebranding them as “Safe Phone Zones.” As the summer season begins, with more drivers headed out on the roads, this sponsorship program is aimed at curbing distracted […]


Budget Stalemate Threatens 2018 Transportation Projects Worth $4B

Credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday met workers at an Interstate 95 project in Mercer County that is being funded by the Transportation Trust Fund. Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers remained in a stalemate yesterday over the next state budget, moving another day closer to the date when the state constitution would […]


LD38 SENATE: GOP’s Langschultz Goes After Gordon (and Christie) Over Their Tax-Centric “Solutions”

Trenton Democrats love raising taxes. The truly talented ones invent new taxes. State Senator Bob Gordon (D-38), Chairman of the New Jersey State Senate’s Legislative Oversight Committee, is inventing a new type of tax — which he calls “Impact Fees” — which would be levied on developers as part of a purported solution the NJ Transit crisis. […]

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O’Scanlon Testifies Against “Use Our Kids as Pawns to Enrich Corrupt Companies” Legislation

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) testified before the Assembly Education Committee and the Assembly Transportation Committee this morning, imploring his colleagues on the committees to kill legislation that, if passed, would rip off motorists for the benefit of corrupt companies and greedy municipal official. At the Education Committee, O’Scanlon, the Republican nominee to replace Senator Joe […]


Langschultz Goes After Gordon for ‘Lack of Leadership’ During NJ Transit Crisis

The pain for NJ Transit commuters isn’t over,  Save Jerseyans, after news broke on Tuesday that customers face a 44 day period of repairs from July 7 to July 25 and then between August 4th to August 28th. A leading Election 2017 candidate wants to know why her incumbent opponent isn’t asking more (and better) questions. “There has been a serious […]

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See, We Told You So: President Trump may soon validate N.J. gas tax opponents’ fears

Back in June of last year, I had a written a few articles about the ill effects of the gas tax here at Matt Rooney‘s Save Jersey Blog. I warned you how, on top of the then-proposed New Jersey gas tax increase, a proposed federal increase would raise the gas tax by $10 per barrel — about 24 […]

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Our trains will be delayed indefinitely, NJ Transit warns commuters

Your NJ Transit train is going to be delayed by 30 minutes “indefinitely” during the week and your ride may take normal than usual, and the embattled agency says you can thank Amtrak for it. Officials said the delays for riders traveling to and from Penn Station New York are due to speed restrictions because […]


Christie Admin: Amtrak displayed ‘total lack of concern’ for public over holiday weekend

Brian Murray, Governor Chris Christie’s press secretary, released the administration’s latest anti-Amtrak salvo on Monday following yet another highly-publicized transportation system meltdown involving a train stuck in a tunnel for hours.  “Amtrak’s failure to adequately maintain its facilities was again on display last week, as was its total lack of concern for the commuting public when […]

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VIDEO: Ciattarelli Challenges Guadagno’s Gas Tax Opposition Record in New Web Ad

Another day, another N.J. GOP primary aerial bombardment…. Last October’s historic gas tax hike is likely to remain an issue in this year’s election (and appropriately so), Save Jerseyans, and Asm. Jack Ciattarelli released a new 52-second web ad on Wednesday questioning whether his gubernatorial primary opponent’s present opposition is sincere. It’s the latest salvo in a […]

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VIDEO: Christie Lays Into United Airlines Over Disturbing Passenger Removal Incident

  Outrage continued to build Wednesday after a disturbing video of law enforcement dragging a paying customer off of a United Airlines flight went viral, Save Jerseyans. Gov. Chris Christie visited CNN to provide his own perspective on the controversy: Here’s the actual infamous video (in the unlikely event that you missed it): _____

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N.J. Congressman Demands Accountability from Amtrak CEO

Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) wants Amtrak’s CEO to answer for last weeks’s train derailment at Penn Station. “Many of my constituents rely on a dependable and functioning transit system to get to work and care for their families—unfortunately this is not happening because of Amtrak’s failed leadership,” said Congressman MacArthur on Monday. “Last Monday’s incident […]

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MAYHEM: Christie Orders NJ TRANSIT Execs to Staff Stations While Murphy, Guadagno Spar

A minor N.J. Transit derailment on Monday has turned into a regional transportation nightmare, Save Jerseyans, given Penn Station’s “choke point” status within the Northeastern mass transit infrastructure. New Jersey’s Governor’s solution? Compulsory outreach. “Governor Chris Christie today ordered NJ TRANSIT executives to personally appear at stations throughout the agency’s system to discuss Monday’s train […]

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