Larry Higgs,

Larry Higgs

Lyndhurst, NJ, United States

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  • The Asbury Park Press NJ

Recent articles by Larry:

One of the Turnpike’s busiest toll plazas is getting express lanes

Express E-ZPass is coming to two very busy NJ Turnpike exits. → Read More

N.Y. got an advocate to help drivers settle toll fines. Does N.J. need one, too?

Drivers in New York can call on a toll payer advocate to be a referee when they dispute a toll violation. → Read More

Roadwork could snarl traffic on bridges near Trump’s rally in Wildwood

Those lucky enough to score tickets to President Trump's Tuesday night rally in Wildwood will face traffic. There are only three bridges to the Wildwoods and one is under construction. → Read More

Road closure wasn’t political hit on Trump. A 3-foot sinkhole is to blame, state says

Conservatives are blasting a decision to close a piece of Rt 47 a week before a Trump rally in Wildwood. DOT officials said it's unsafe. → Read More

What’s the newest reason for your delayed PATH train? Blame technology.

PATH trains have been delayed by a reason commuters haven't seen before. → Read More

One PATH line to NYC will completely shut down this weekend

One of PATH's main lines to New York will shut down this weekend for signal work. → Read More

There will not be an NJ Transit fare hike this year, Gov. promises

Gov. Phil Murphy announced that NJ Transit commuters will be spared from a fare increase. → Read More

$26M road project for Route 3 is behind schedule. New bridge won’t open until March.

The long awaited construction of the Ridge Road bridge across Route 3 could be finished in a few months. → Read More

3-hour trips and broken lifts. Disabled riders say NJ Transit needs to do better.

Disabled commuters told a state senate panel of problems they face just getting to work. → Read More

More people tried to bring guns through airport security in 2019 than the year before

TSA officials said security officers confiscated more guns at airport checkpoints last year than in 2019, except at Newark Airport. → Read More

Top transit expert nominated to NJ Transit’s board of directors

An expert who has testified and proposed solutions to NJ Transit's problems has been nominated to the agency's board of directors by Gov. Phil Murphy. → Read More

Ferry commuters should see some relief soon. Biggest vessel is back in service.

NY Waterway commuters may be at the end of their troubled when one of the company's largest ferries returns to service. → Read More

Will NJ Transit commuters see a fare hike? When will Gov. let us know?

Gov. Phil Murphy's State of the State address said nothing about if an NJ Transit fare hike can be avoided, which will be more difficult this year. → Read More

Finally, NJ Transit gets new board members willing to take a rush hour ride with commuters

Four new NJ Transit board members were confirmed Monday who said they willing to ride during the rush to learn what commuters endure. → Read More

NJ Transit line’s new eco-friendly engines will mean fewer delays, agency says

The 15-year-old light rail cars on NJ Transit's River Line are getting an overhaul with new, more reliable engines. → Read More

NY Waterway rents boats to bring ferry service back to normal

NY waterway commuter ferries are running normal schedules after fleet trouble. → Read More

Don’t get excited about Penn Station plan. It stinks for N.J. commuters, experts say.

Experts interviewed about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to have New York State build an eight addition south of Penn Station comes with some disadvantages for NJ Transit riders. → Read More

Ferry problems causing delays, long waits and commuter frustration

What NY Waterways founder called a spate of unusually bad luck has left commuters waiting longer in the cold for ferries after breakdowns and planned maintenance have sidelined some of the fleet. → Read More

NJ Transit commuters a step closer to escaping the claustrophobic pit at Penn Station

Work started Tuesday on rebuilding an Amtrak waiting area for passengers of NJ Transit and the long distance railroad in Penn Station New York to provide relief from crowding. → Read More

The wait for a Real ID license is 3 months. Why you need to get on the list.

New Jersey now has 25 of 39 agencies issuing the more secure Real ID driver's licenses. → Read More