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Bicycle Storage “Pods” Coming to Transit Hubs Around Jersey City

Jersey City cyclists looking for safe and secure places to store their bicycles near mass transit will now have more options. Today Mayor Fulop and the Department of Infrastructure announced that Brooklyn-based Oonee (pronounced ooh-nee, after the Japanese word for sea urchin) will begin installing storage “pods” throughout the city. In cooperation with the Port Authority, Oonee has operated a […]

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City Announces Revival of Port Liberté Ferry Service to Manhattan

Jersey City has announced the revival of ferry service from Port Liberté to Manhattan at a discounted price and with free transportation to the terminal.  Mayor Steven Fulop partnered with City Council members, the Department of Infrastructure, and New York Waterway to re-open the Port Liberté Ferry Terminal, which had been closed since the start of the […]

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Letter: Keep Barrow Street Closed

I’m a resident of Erie Street and I support the Barrow Street closure. The letter from business owners – whom I respect and whose stores I patronize regularly – seems to center on the issue of loading and unloading trucks. That is a legitimate concern that is in the public interest to solve for. I […]

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Council Nixes St. Pauls Plan, Green Lights 911 Contract and Right-to-Counsel

At Wednesday’s meeting, the City Council gave a thumbs-down to a proposal to make St. Pauls Avenue one-way, while approving a controversial contract to study the city’s 911 call center and moving ahead on a “right-to-counsel” law. After hearing arguments pro and con from a clearly divided neighborhood, the council voted to reject city transportation […]