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Funding the Region: NYMTC Passes Long-Delayed TIP

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council quietly held a special meeting on Oct. 29 and passed the 2008-2012 Transportation Improvement Plan, one month after its planned ratification. The TIP identifies $35 billion worth of priority projects…




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Newark’s Children Call for Safer Streets

Earlier this month, the Tri-State Campaign joined the community group La Casa de Don Pedro and students of Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in a community walk in Newark’s North Ward. The walk highlighted the need for…


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NJDOT: Keeping Up the Good Work

While the NJ Turnpike Authority pushes forward with misguided plans to widen the Garden State Parkway and NJ Turnpike (see MTR #s 553, 552, 546, and others), NJDOT continues to set the bar for smart planning…


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West Side Parking Debate: SIP Update

MTR was already impressed by the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation’s show of backbone in resisting NYC’s plan for more parking on Manhattan’s far west side; the plan requires a revision of NY’s State Implementation Plan…