Larry Higgs,

Larry Higgs

Lyndhurst, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Larry:

NJ Transit employees turn commuter train into a magical Santa’s express for kids

In a tradition that has been continuing for 40 years, holiday magic rode the rails Friday. → Read More

N.J. could have the first law in the U.S. requiring adults to wear a bike helmet

New Jersey could be the first state in the nation to require adult bicycle and scooter riders to wear helmets if a bill passes. → Read More

Delivery of NJ Transit’s next 7 electric buses delayed – again

The agency ordered first the buses last year. → Read More

Judge OKs ferry service switch on busy N.J. commuter route

A Superior Court judge cleared the way for Seastreak to take over the New York-Monmouth County commuter service Monday. → Read More

Why some say hydrogen buses could be N.J.’s eco-friendly transit solution

While battery electric buses are seen as a way to lower air pollution, hydrogen-powered buses could be the answer on long distance routes electric don't have the range for. → Read More

N.J. gas prices are finally going down, just in time for Thanksgiving

Gas prices finally started to fall in New Jersey along with the temperature and an expert predicts that will continue until Christmas. → Read More

N.J. Turnpike’s $10B widening project gets new opposition from New Yorkers

New Yorkers who live with Holland Tunnel traffic joined Garden State opponents of the N.J. Turnpike Authority's $10.6 billion plan to widen the highway to the Holland Tunnel. → Read More

N.J. lawmakers demand feds explain order to boot funny highway signs

N.J. lawmakers want answers from the Federal Highway Administration. → Read More

Monmouth, Seastreak plan to go full steam head with N.Y.C. ferry service change starting Dec. 5

Seastreak Ferry and Monmouth County are proceeding with changing NYC ferry service starting Dec. 5, despite a challenge form NY Waterway, → Read More

N.J. traffic deaths are up in 2022 and could surpass last year’s total

New Jersey is already on track for another deadly year as traffic fatalities continue to increase over 2021 totals, according to State Police data. → Read More

Cost to widen N.J. Turnpike extension to Holland tunnel balloons to $10.6B

The cost to widen the N.J. Turnpike extension through Hudson County has doubled to $10.6 billion. → Read More

Feds make DOT nix funny safety signs on N.J. highways

You won't be laughing at those snarky signs anymore. → Read More

N.J.-N.Y. Gateway Tunnel costs may be lower thanks to Biden infrastructure law

The new ranking could cut $1.4 billion off the projects bottom line, said said Kris Kolluri, Gateway Development Commission CEO. → Read More

Port Authority bridge and tunnel toll hike proposed, with officials blaming inflation

Inflation caught up with drivers using the Port Authority's bridges and tunnels, and they could see a $1 toll hike in 2023. → Read More

Tolls along major N.J. highway are going up again

But tolls on four New Jersey-to-Philly bridges will remain flat for the 12th year in a row. → Read More

TSA agents find gun parts, ammo in man’s bags at Newark Airport

An Indiana man was arrested after a disassembled gun and ammunition were found in his carry-on bags at Newark Airport, authorities said. → Read More

Appeal the latest strike in ferry war over N.J. commuter route

The fight is between New Jersey’s two largest private ferry companies. → Read More

As more employees return to the office, mass transit volumes soar, some to pre-COVID heights

More employers want employees to work several days in the workplace, fueling increased traffic volume, rebounding transit ridership. → Read More

Police seek information about shooting that killed man

Police are seeking information into the fatal shooting of a Roselle man. → Read More

Cash toll collection will end at Lincoln Tunnel next month

The Lincoln Tunnel is the Port Authority's last river crossing accepting cash. → Read More