August 2011



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Fixing Black Horse Pike

On Wednesday, Tri-State Transportation Campaign and AARP joined hundreds of residents, nationally known pedestrian safety expert Dan Burden, and elected officials to draw attention to the deadly Black Horse Pike in southern New Jersey’s Atlantic County….


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80% of Hoboken Streets To Be Bike-Friendly

By unanimous vote, Hoboken’s City Council voted last night to add 10 miles of bike lanes to the city’s streets. The ordinance amendment provides for on-street bike lanes on segments of Hudson Street, Garden Street, Park Avenue, Willow Avenue,…


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ConnDOT Acting Commissioner Jim Redeker to Head Agency

This morning, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy announced that he would appoint ConnDOT Acting Commissioner Jim Redeker to lead the agency. In a statement, Tri-State Transportation Campaign Executive Director Kate Slevin said: Congratulations to Jim Redeker on his…


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Future Leaders Take on Task of “Reworking Newark”

“We know what Newark looks like standing still, and we know that change is needed. With all the diversity in the city, it’s important that we try to work together. Let’s get it together—let’s move Newark.”…


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Despite CT Budget Deal, Transit Cuts and Fare Hikes Still on Table

Last week, Connecticut’s state unions overwhelmingly ratified a cost-saving deal that will avert thousands of employee layoffs and Governor Malloy’s “Plan B” budget, which would have enacted severe budget cuts, including to transportation. The “Plan B” budget…


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Whither Cross-Hudson Transit?

The passing of a relatively obscure bureaucratic deadline was another reminder of how badly improvements to the cross-Hudson transit system are needed. Yesterday the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, which approves federal transportation funding in northern…