Tag: highway

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

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 Read More

UPDATE: Lance, Pascrell Lend Bipartisan Heft to Protect ‘Blue Lines’ in N.J. Towns

One of the Obama Administration’s parting slights to New Jersey taxpayers — and the police that protect them — was an attempt to end the state’s “Blue Line” initiative offered in support of the state’s law enforcement. You read about Read More

It’s Not The Tax; It’s The Cost Of Construction That’s the Problem!

Legislature should examine cost of infrastructure improvements, including prevailing wage, before raising taxes If you had a set income, and only so much in savings, and you decided you had a need to make some improvements to your home, what Read More

New Jersey’s Route 35: another expensive transportation nightmare!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It was only two weeks ago that we told you about the never-ending and uber expensive I-295/I-76/Route 42 Interchange project, Save Jerseyans. The Interchange is only one of the more obvious examples Read More

Carroll, repping 18 drinking age, says road funding roadblock is the Feds’ problem

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There are a few different attacks being leveled against conservative Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll‘s push to lower New Jersey’s drinking age from 21 to 18, Save Jerseyans, ranging from the safety argument Read More