Archive for Tag: Transportation

Bill improving transportation from Atlantic City airport to AC tourism district signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Don Guardian, Assemblywoman Claire Swift and Assemblyman Antwan McClellan’s bill improving transportation between the Atlantic City International Airport and Atlantic City’s tourism district was signed into law this week. The measure allows the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority to enter into contracts with state transportation agencies...

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Improved transportation from Atlantic City airport to AC tourism district advanced by Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – After landing at the Atlantic City International Airport, travelers could soon find more transportation options that will connect them directly to Atlantic City’s tourism district, providing convenience for the visitor and a boost for the economy.  Sponsored by Assemblyman Don Guardian, Assemblywoman Claire Swift and Assemblyman...

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Guardian bill improving transportation from Atlantic City airport to tourism district passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – After landing at the Atlantic City International Airport, travelers could soon find more transportation options that will connect them directly to Atlantic City’s tourism district, providing convenience for the visitor and a boost for the economy. Assemblyman Don Guardian’s bill (A3936) allowing the Casino Reinvestment Development...

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Rerouted commercial truckers on NJ’s roads make costly mistakes, the right GPS could help

TRENTON, N.J. – Semi-trucks striking overpasses, big rigs breaking local bridges, and a tractor trailer famously getting stuck on the Atlantic City boardwalk are just a few of the mishaps that could have been avoided had the commercial vehicles been equipped with proper GPS. “Accounting for low vertical clearances and...

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Glassboro-Camden rail line won’t solve commuter woes, but other projects will, says South Jersey lawmaker

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick wants the money earmarked for the 18-mile Glassboro-Camden light-rail line to be reallocated to other pressing infrastructure projects that would help relieve traffic congestion and ease commutes for those living and working in Gloucester and Camden counties. “South Jersey doesn’t...

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Assembly green lights Thomson and Kean bills addressing school bus driver shortages

TRENTON, N.J. – The General Assembly on Thursday passed two bills, sponsored by Assemblymen Ned Thomson and Sean Kean, giving school districts more tools to tackle bus driver shortages by streamlining the licensure process and allowing non-CDL drivers to transport students on certain buses. Under the first bill (A3564), school...

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Thomson and Kean bill would allow school districts to take the wheel in training bus drivers

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would streamline the school bus driver training and licensure process was released from the Assembly transportation committee Thursday. The bill (A3564), sponsored by LD 30 Assemblymen Ned Thomson and Sean Kean, would allow school districts to administer the commercial driver license exam and most...

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DePhillips, Corrado named to Legislature’s transportation committees

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher P. DePhillips, who is starting his third term serving New Jersey’s 40th Legislative District, has been appointed to sit on the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee. Sen. Kristin Corrado, who also serves the same district, was named to the Senate Transportation Committee. “All...

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