NJ Hopes to Ease Range Anxiety by Boosting Number of EV Charging Stations

The state is taking a small step to increase the availability of electric vehicle charging stations in New Jersey. A pair of bills that aim to boost the number of stations where motorists can plug in and charge vehicles won approval yesterday from the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee. As auto manufacturers are poised to…


The interesting reason N.J. won't let residents track its snow plows

New Jersey drivers won't be able to do what their neighbors in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York City can this winter, go online to find out where the Department of Transportation's snow plows are. The reason isn't technology, but security, said Kevin Israel, an NJ DOT spokesman. "Although all the NJDOT vehicles have had GPS tracking…


N.J. took $1.4B from your phone bill for new 911 system but never delivered

In the fall of 2013, shoppers at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus fled in terror as a man with a rifle stalked the halls. Police officers, going through each store one by one, rescued dozens of people with no injuries. But what if those in the mall could have given police an eye into…


NJ Looks to Capitalize on New Federal Subsidies for Solar

The state is moving to overhaul its program to promote solar energy, a step proponents say will reap "maximum benefits" from new federal incentives to bolster the technology. A bill (S-2276) scheduled to be considered by the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee tomorrow, would sharply ramp up the deployment of solar systems in New Jersey over…


Verizon plans phone, internet upgrades after gripes from rural South Jersey

Following petitions, complaints and a public hearing where residents across South Jersey complained about their phone line and internet service, Verizon has submitted its plan to the state to remedy the situation. Verizon submitted the letter to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on Sept. 19 -- mapping out its plan to install fiber optics…





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