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Coalition formed to address Transportation Trust Fund

A coalition made up of business, transportation, labor and consumer advocates has been created to address the soon-to-be bankrupt Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), which provides money for various road and bridge projects throughout the state.

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A pothole in Edison
A pothole in Edison (Dan Specht, Townsquare Media NJ)

AAA Survey: Spend More on Transportation [AUDIO]

Even if some of the money comes out of their own pockets, most Americans believe the federal government should invest more than it currently does on roads, bridges and mass transit, according to a new AAA survey.

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Toms River tolls
Toms River tolls (NJ DOT)

More Tolls Coming to NJ Roadways? [POLL/AUDIO]

A long-standing federal ban on interstate tolling could soon be lifted under a $302 billion transportation plan by the Obama administration.

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Obama Proposes 300 Billion Four-Year Transport Bill Aimed At Improving Country's Transportation System
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Senate Panel Approves 6-Year Highway Bill

A Senate panel on Thursday approved a bill to keep federal highway programs going for the next six years, but it remained unclear whether Congress would act in time to prevent a disruption in transportation aid to states this summer.

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bad roads
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Bad Choices for Transportation Funding? [AUDIO]

It's no secret that New Jersey is running out of money to pay for fixing roads, bridges and tunnels. How to generate revenue to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund has been a hot topic in Trenton, but nobody can seem to agree on a funding source.

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Obama Transportation Plan Sent to Congress

The Obama administration sent a four-year, $302 billion transportation plan to Congress Tuesday, hoping to jump-start a national debate on how to repair and replace the nation's aging infrastructure while accommodating the needs of a growing population.

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Project team looks at redevelopment sites along the corridor
Project team looks at redevelopment sites along the corridor (Together North Jersey)

Improving NJ Towns, One Corridor at a Time [AUDIO]

Three Monmouth County communities get solid recommendations to enhance the transportation corridor that connects them, as part of the "Connecting Community Corridors" Local Demonstration Project.

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New Jersey Transit Trains
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Legislators Expand Review of NJ Transit [AUDIO]

A New Jersey legislative committee that's planning to review the failures of NJ Transit during Superstorm Sandy is going to expand the session to review a number of other problems the agency has recently had.

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Route 35 in Normandy Beach
Jason Allentoff, Townsquare Media NJ

Tough Winter Playing Havoc With Route 35 Reconstruction [AUDIO]

The rough winter weather has slowed the Route 35 reconstruction project. Shore area officials are hoping it will be done in time for the summer, but many think that's unlikely considering the snow, ice and rain.

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Atlantic City Expressway
Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ

South Jersey Officials Oppose Toll Road Merger

Almost every New Jersey governor since William T. Cahill in the early 1970s has discussed merging the state's three toll roads under one government superagency. Each eventually did a U-turn away from the idea.

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