Top NJ Lawmaker Proposes Major Reforms to Fight Temporary License Plate Fraud
The new legislation follows a seven-month Streetsblog investigation that found widespread fraud involving temp tags, with car dealers abusing weak state regulations and selling paper plates illegally to drivers using them to evade accountability on the road.
How Even Modest Reductions in Parking Can Slash Your Rent
Excess parking is costing renters dearly, even if they don't drive — and in New Jersey, a small tweak in local zoning codes save them over a thousand dollars a year.
Here’s Why N.J.’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit Should Fail
New Jersey is trying to get a judge to require an environmental impact statement for congestion pricing. But "in practice, the FHWA did many of the things that would be required under an environmental impact statement, so it's kind of like they did an EIS without calling it an EIS," according to one expert.
Live from New York: It’s a New Congestion Pricing Battle
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How One City Used Transit to Cut Traffic During a Taylor Swift Mega-Concert
Building highway lanes will never, ever, ever get America's traffic problems under control — but a new study suggests that investing in other modes will, even when a massive pop star is in town.
N.J. Gov. Candidate: Stop Fighting Congestion Pricing — Expand It Instead!
he Jersey City mayor who hopes to be the next Garden State governor thinks current Gov. Murphy's lawsuit to stop congestion pricing is "wrong" — and vows to expand tolling to charge New York drivers for the congestion they cause in Jersey.
Report: New Jersey May See Red over Congestion Pricing, but Garden State Gets Plenty of MTA Green
“The MTA is a major job creator and contributor to the region’s economy, and it is clear that New Jersey businesses are big players in MTA contracting."
‘Duped’: Blowing the Whistle on an Illegal Temporary License Plate Business
Temporary license plates exist so that people who buy cars can drive them before receiving metal plates. But drivers found another use for them during the pandemic: buy a temp tag on the black market and you can keep your car anonymous and off the books.