Category: Transportation

DISGUSTING: Turnpike Authority continues pushing massive toll hikes during pandemic

By Matt Rooney _ Thousands are out of work. Transportation companies are working overtime to keep supply chains operational.  The Turnpike Authority is taking advantage of the present crisis to advance… TOLL HIKES! – I’m not joking. Two online hearings Read More

ELECTION 2021: Ciattarelli calls out Murphy for lying about tolls hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – Here’s the basic gist: While you were focused on Governor Murphy’s nearly $41 billion budget and accompanying tax schemes, news broke that Turnpike and Parkway commuters may soon face the first toll hikes since 2012. And it Read More

LD1 legislators ask NJDOT to delay roadwork ahead of Trump’s Wildwood rally

CAPE MAY COURTHOUSE, N.J. – Coincidence? Or sabatoge? Assemblymen Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan (R-1) are worried that planned New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) roadwork on Route 47 will snarl traffic as thousands of supporters head to Wildwood to attend Read More

TESTA: Sweeney, Andrzejczak can’t make up for ‘screwing South Jersey’ by misusing the gas tax for boardwalk repairs

By Matt Rooney _ Yes, Save Jerseyans. Being right about this stuff ALL OF THE TIME gets old. I’m referring to how screwed up New Jersey’s 2016 gas tax fix was at the time and remains today. – We warned Read More

Phil Murphy declares driver’s licenses for illegals are a ‘no brainer’

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It hasn’t happened yet, but Governor Phil Murphy told an interviewer on Monday night that making illegal driver’s licenses available in New Jersey constitutes a “no brainer” for New Jersey. The Republican Assembly slate in LD16, a Read More

Apparent false alarm triggers temporary chaos at Newark Liberty Airport

NEWARK, N.J. – Labor Day Weekend travelers at Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal A found themselves in a scary situation on Monday evening when an apparent false alarm (of some kind – see below) led to a temporary evacuation. The Read More

STUDY: New Jersey’s highway system ranks last in performance, cost-effectiveness

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey continues to spend far more than its regional neighbors on roads. All the same, evidence has been pouring in for some time now that our infrastructure remains in surprisingly terrible shape relative to the taxpayers’ Read More

Port Authority will consider new airport fee, higher tolls at Thursday meeting

NEW YORK, NY – Get ready to pay even more to cross the bridge into New York City. On Thursday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board of commissioners will consider a $4.8 billion spending increase over Read More