Colleen Wilson, North Jersey News

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Recent articles by Colleen:

Murphy asks feds to pump brakes on congestion pricing tolling plan

Gov. Phil Murphy has requested the Federal Highway Administration slow down congestion pricing, according to a letter obtained by → Read More

COVID, supply chain 'issues' deal setback to Newark airport's Terminal A replacement

In addition to Terminal A, also behind schedule are plans to replace the AirTrain that serves Newark airport. → Read More

Plane dropping sparks and debris over Newark cited as 'mechanical issue'

A United plane was casting off sparks and debris after it left Newark Liberty International Airport late Wednesday, the airline said. → Read More

Buses reduce congestion, but should they be exempt from new tolls?

A representative from Coach estimates that the company reduces daily car use in the Central Business District by 73,000 vehicles a day. → Read More

Now boarding (and taking bets) to the Meadowlands: NJ Transit partners with MGM

NJ Transit CEO and President Kevin Corbett said this was a first-of-its-kind partnership and revenue-raising branding strategy for the transit agency. → Read More

Pascrell presses FAA for answers, solutions on helicopters whirring above NJ residents

Information sharing and communication were cited as issues at the FAA by the U.S. Government Accountability Office in a 2021 report. → Read More

Sawtooth Bridges replacement, a 'beast' of a project, receives $45M FRA grant

Named for its jagged, toothy look, the project is expected to be among the more complex in the suite of Gateway projects. → Read More

New bus garage returning to Union City after years without thanks to $44.6M FTA grant

The FTA said the agency received 530 eligible project proposals that outlined about $7.72 billion in needs from the two grant programs. → Read More

Congestion pricing options studied by MTA would charge NJ drivers extra to get to NYC

The MTA released an in-depth study of what the traffic, pollution and tolling outcomes could be in seven different scenarios. → Read More

Port Authority taps firms to redesign ‘mega,’ one-of-kind bus terminal

Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton said Thursday’s announcement “represents moving this mega project forward.” → Read More

Gov. Murphy, Pete Buttigieg kick off replacement of century-old Portal Bridge

The region's and country’s top transportation officials gathered in Kearny to mark the launch of construction on the $2.3 billion bridge project. → Read More

Port Authority OKs $28M to fix aging NYC bus terminal, even as it plans replacement

The Port Authority approved repairs to the concrete truss that supports the terminal's parking levels, even as it moves to replace the station. → Read More

As fiscal cliff looms, NJ Transit forges ahead with ambitious spending plans

Revised documents predict an $842 million budget gap in fiscal year 2026, up from $550 million forecast a few months earlier. → Read More

Port Authority chairman accused by sister of keeping her from Cedar Grove police chief job

A lawsuit details how Eileen O'Toole allegedly lost her promotion after a dispute with her brother, Port Authority chairman Kevin O'Toole. → Read More

Lawsuit details assaults by 'belligerent, argumentative' NJ Transit riders on 14 workers

There were at least 66 rail crew assaults between 2013 and 2020, according to the lawsuit filed this month. → Read More

NJ Transit could see $814M for Newark Penn, Hoboken and 5 other stations if bill passes

If the bill is passed as-is, Murphy and legislators would distribute over $800M for NJ Transit station renovations. → Read More

Amtrak taps firm to lead design of new Penn Station tracks. And a new report has some ideas

One proposal first highlighted in 2020 by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo would expand the station south with at least eight new tracks. → Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in fight between NY, NJ over Waterfront Commission

The Waterfront Commission was formed to weed out organized crime and prevent it from infiltrating commerce and work at the ports in NY and NJ. → Read More

PATH is down half its riders. Why its leader is moving ahead with $1B expansion anyway

PATH was growing at a rapid clip before the pandemic. Now, GM Clarelle DeGraffe is trying to get those riders back while planning for expansion. → Read More

Judge orders NJ Transit locomotive engineers return to work after 481 no-shows this weekend

Locomotive engineers who miss work without a legitimate reason could face fines or jail. → Read More