Articles by Janna Chernetz

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NJ Environmental Action Day is Monday in Trenton

 Tri-State Transportation Campaign is excited to co-sponsor New Jersey’s “Environmental Action Day.”  On Monday June 20, from 9:00am to 4:30pm, groups of environmentalists, citizens, unions and religious leaders will hold an action day at the…


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Xanadu Gets Uglier

Who knew it was possible to make Xanadu uglier? Gov. Chris Christie announced last month that the state will provide $200 million in low-interest financing and forfeit a similar amount in future sales tax revenue to developer Triple…




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New Jersey’s Patchwork Transportation Funding Plan

At both a March 31 Assembly Budget Committee hearing and an April 13 Senate Budget Committee hearing, legislators have grilled NJDOT Commissioner Jim Simpson over the Christie Administration’s plans to fund transportation. What’s come to light…


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Hoboken Asks For, Receives More Buses

As of last week, those who commute from Hoboken to Port Authority Bus Terminal via the 126 NJ Transit bus will have 5 additional buses added to their morning service. This comes as a result of a March 24,…



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Hard Times Spell End for Edison Shuttle

Today is the last day for the Edison Light Transit Service, a shuttle which ran to and from the Edison Train Station. This shuttle operated Monday through Friday in the mornings and evenings, charging $1.50 per…


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More Signs of NJ’s Smart Growth Disappearing Act?

NJDOT’s proposed fiscal year 2012 Capital Plan would eliminate all funding for two of New Jersey’s signature smart growth programs — Transit Villages and Centers of Place. Instead, NJDOT Commissioner Jim Simpson said during his testimony before…


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Don’t Give Up on a New Tunnel Just Yet

At a recent transportation summit organized by the New Jersey Alliance for Action, Governor Christie said he was ready to invest in a rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York, but only if the project…