Power & Politics: NJ Transit and the Gateway Project

Both NJ Transit and the Gateway project are facing funding problems. Martin Robins, the authority on all things mass transit and Founding Director of the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, talks about the challenges facing Gov.Phil Murphy when it comes to transportation infrastructure. News 12 New Jersey, August 4, 2018 (starts at 13:35)

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After Penn Station Repairs, Gateway Tunnel Is Next Worry

The first day of major track repairs by Amtrak at New York Penn Station went off relatively smoothly for NJ Transit. This was because “NJ Transit had a straight forward plan and they executed it very well,” said Martin Robins, former deputy executive director of NJ Transit. Asked whether Amtrak’s Labor Day deadline for completing […]

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Together North Jersey Regional Plan is recipient of APA-NJ Outstanding Plan Award

The final Together North Jersey Regional Plan, published in November 2015, was presented the American Planning Association- New Jersey chapter’s Outstanding Plan Award, which recognizes a plan of unusually high merit, at the APA-NJ Annual Planning Conference Awards Luncheon on Friday, January 29. Together North Jersey was the product of an innovative federal partnership among U.S […]

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Voorhees Transportation Center launches website to promote transit-oriented development news in NJ

The Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, (VTC), a national leader in transportation research and education and the nucleus of transportation-related policy research, training and education at Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, has launched a new outlet for information about development and redevelopment near transit facilities in New Jersey. NJTOD.org, the […]

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