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Jersey City Awarded $8.1 Million for Traffic Safety Improvements at 33 Intersections along Summit Avenue

Jersey City will receive over $8.1 million in federal funds for safety improvements along Summit Avenue. The improvements will involve 33 intersections from Route 139 to Secaucus Road.  The project, funded by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), will include upgraded traffic signals at 19 intersections, pedestrian signal upgrades, high-visibility crosswalks, curb extensions, and […]

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As it Pushes for Bikes over the Hackensack River, Cannabis Bedevils City Council

At Monday’s caucus, the City Council tried to clear the smoke around rules governing approvals for the growing list of cannabis business applicants. Simultaneously, the council wants the state to plan for bike crossings along the Hackensack River bridge. With two wannabe cannabis retailers seeking the go-ahead at tonight’s meeting, council members peppered city bureaucrats […]

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Jersey-Bound Holland Tunnel to Close Late-Night for Two Years

Beginning on Sunday, February 5, and extending into 2025, the New Jersey-bound tube of the Holland Tunnel will close during off-peak nighttime hours to allow for “extensive and critical repairs” from damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. According to the The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the work in both tubes of the 1.6-mile-long tunnel […]

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City and County to Receive 1.3 Million From State for Cycling

Governor Murphy has announced $1.3 million in funding to enable Jersey City and Hudson County to promote cycling as an alternate mode of transportation. The monies will come from the $8.4 million Local Bikeway Program. According to today’s announcement, Hudson County will receive $637,000 and Jersey City $670,000. The Local Bikeway Program is one of […]

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Mayors Announce New Bike Lane Between Jersey City and Hoboken

Continuing the integration of the two cities’ bike systems, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Hoboken Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla have announced the completion of a new protected bikeway along Marin Boulevard and Henderson Street, connecting 18th Street in Jersey City to Observer Highway in Hoboken.   The connection is being touted as part of “Vision Zero,” which seeks […]