NJ lawmakers unveil $40M plan to repair Wildwood Boardwalk

The Democrats said in a statement they would introduce legislation to revise the Transportation Trust Fund’s rules to permit boardwalk repairs — a move Testa says he opposes. So does Martin Robins, director emeritus of Rutgers University’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center. He said he is unaware of the trust fund ever being used for […]

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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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Free Elizabeth Guide to Public Transportation Available through Lifelong Elizabeth Program

According to Ms. Dispenza, The Guide to Public Transportation in Elizabeth, produced by Louis Hoffman of NJTIP at Rutgers, “is a bi-lingual English/Spanish guide, and is available at all Elizabeth libraries, City Hall Office on Aging, Housing Authority Buildings and Senior Centers”.  The Guide to Public Transportation in Elizabeth also be viewed online at www.jfscentralnj.org/lifelongelizabeth. TapInto.net, November 15, 2017

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What is the cost of damage to city vehicles in accidents?

The accident reports for the five cities and municipalities reviewed by MyCentralJersey.com spanned six years, from 2011 to 2016, and included accidents in which public employees were at fault and also accidents in which they were not. The majority of the accidents involved emergency responders, such as vehicles driven by police and fire department employees, as well […]

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Beyond the Crisis: Exploring the Future of the State’s Transportation Trust Fund

“Recent history tells us that the more you can do pay-as-you-go and the less reliance on bonding, the more stable your funding will be and you will be able to maintain a reasonable program,” said Martin Robins, director emeritus of Rutgers University’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center. But Robins also acknowledged New Jersey motorists might […]

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Christie, lawmakers disagree over NJ’s transportation system ‘crisis’

In recent years the fund has supported $1.2 billion in annual construction, maintenance and operating costs at NJ Transit and the state Department of Transportation. The money will run out on June 30, according to the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services. Without new revenue, road and bridge construction projects will halt. Major maintenance of commuter […]

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Satisfying Transportation Needs Will Improve Quality of Life for Adults on Autism Spectrum

An integrated approach to providing access to reliable and safe transportation is needed for adults on the autism spectrum and their families, according to a new Rutgers study that offers recommendations for removing barriers to better mobility. The Rutgers report addresses transportation obstacles that those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, and […]

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Transportation program focuses on special-education students

Specially trained personnel from the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers provide the training to students with disabilities. Trainer Louis Hoffman is NJTIP program manager for the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers. MyCentralJersey.com, March 5

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