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Blogging the Region

We at Tri-State have always prided ourselves on our ability to keep abreast of the latest fashion trends and technological advancements. Today we are proud to officially launch the Mobilizing the Region blog (two years after…


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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…