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December 2002
12/31/02 Lodi DMV customer arrested, charged with document fraud

12/31/02 Wayne DMV agency burglarized

12/26/02 Camden DMV customer arrested, charged with document fraud

12/20/02 Fox unveils re-designed Hillsborough Bypass

12/20/02 Lodi DMV customer arrested, charged with document fraud

12/18/02 Fox: State no longer issues bogus violations in common sense approach to fixing EZ PASS

12/18/02 Route 9-Nacote Creek bridge opens to traffic

12/15/02 Metchuen becomes 8th designated Transit Village

12/13/02 Additional 2,725 parking spaces to be available in event of a strike

12/12/02 NJDOT announces contingency plans for possible NYC transit strike

12/5/02 McGreevey attends Central Jersey Transportation Forum

12/3/02 NJDOT unveils near term strategy to improve highway safety in New Jersey

November 2002
11/27/02 Holiday schedule

11/26/02 With the first snow on the way, NJDOT advises motorists to drive carefully

11/26/02 Statewide law enforcement agenciesendorse Governor's DMV reforms

11/20/02 MEDIA ALERT -- I-78 and I-80 closed due to truck accidents

11/19/02 DMV institutes customer service training

11/19/02 Jack Lettiere named Commissioner of Transportation

11/14/02 James P. Fox named Governor's Chief of Staff

11/8/02 Registration fee increases for boats and commercial vehicles

11/7/02 McGreevey receives Final Report from Fix DMV Commission

11/7/02 NJDOT to make improvements to Beverwyck Road park and ride lot over the next two weekends

11/6/02 Route 29 truck restriction to be made permanent

11/6/02 Traffic congestion, infrastructure improvements top NJ agenda

11/4/02 NJDOT proposes to repeal existing permit rules for highway occupancy permits

October 2002
10/30/02 Governor McGreevey unveils high speed E-ZPass

10/30/02 NJDOT to host fourth annual Research Showcase at Rowan University

10/30/02 NJDOT transfers Route 124 to Maplewood Township

10/29/02 Commissioner Fox, Attorney General Samson unveil Document Fraud Task Force

10/28/02 Property purchased for Route 29 Scenic Byway

10/23/02 Height clearance on Shark River Bridge limited to 50 feet beginning on November 4, 2002

10/22/02 NJDOT proposes to readopt with amendments Smart Moves program rules

10/18/02 Announcement to be made on new Parkway interchange in Cape May County

10/15/02 Commissioner Fox discusses pedestrian safety in Elizabeth

10/10/02 Commissioner Fox to address pedestrian safety in Elizabeth

10/3/02 Commissioner Fox to present check to Clifton for local road projects

10/3/02 Commissioner Fox to present check to North Plainfield for local road projects

10/2/02 Governor McGreevey announces upcoming launch of Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Service t historic Hoboken Terminal

10/1/02 David J. Goldberg Transportation Building dedicated today

September 2002
9/30/02 New Montclair Connection rail link opens

9/20/02 Hudson River Waterfront Walkway receives $1 million NJDOT grant

9/19/02 Hudson River Waterfront Walkway to receive $1 million NJDOT grant

9/19/02 Department of Transportation proposes to readopt permit rules

9/16/02 Commissioner Fox to make announcement for Irvington bus commuters

9/13/02 Shark River bridge work to begin on Tuesday

9/8/02 McGreevey: New Jersey to receive $206 million in federal funds for Transit facilities impacted by September 11th

9/5/02 Route 27 to close for weekend

9/3/02 Route 71 pedestrian tunnel opened

August 2002
8/29/02 McGreevey announces $84 million award to rebuild NJ Parkway bridge over the Raritan

8/28/02 Fox announces accelerated timetable for Route 46 project in Totowa

8/27/02 Commissioner Fox and Congressman Pascrell to tour and provide updated timetable for Route 46 project at Riverview Drive in Totowa

8/21/02 DMV proposes regulations pertaining to the enhanced motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program

8/21/02 Department of Transportation proposes to readopt with amendments rules governing construction control

8/5/02 Governor McGreevey Signs Legislation

8/5/02 Fox announces $3 million funding agreement for improvements at Route 18 in East Brunswick

July 2002
7/26/02 Governor McGreevey "Celebrates New Jersey" in Mercer County

7/26/02 NJDOT implements communications plan for Shark River bridge construction work

7/25/02 Governor McGreevey "Celebrates New Jersey" in Middlesex County

7/25/02 Monmouth-Ocean-Middlesex rail study moving to next phase: Public Outreach Effort to Begin in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex Counties

7/24/02 Governor McGreevey "Celebrates New Jersey" in Burlington County

7/24/02 Fox announces more parking and security added at Hamilton train station

7/23/02 Governor McGreevey "Celebrates New Jersey" in Salem County

7/23/02 Fox to present check for downtown improvements for Haddon Township, Camden County

7/23/02 Pt. Pleasant Beach receives downtown improvement funds

7/22/02 Fox signs agreement allowing deepening of Port Jersey Channel

7/22/02 Fox to present check to Point Pleasant Beach for downtown redevelopment project

7/22/02 Fox to make announcement about Monmouth-Ocean-Middlesex rail study

7/19/02 New Ocean City-Longport bridge opens to traffic

7/18/02 Fox to join local officials to cut ribbon for new Ocean City-Longport bridge

7/17/02 Fox announces new park & ride lot to be built in Gloucester County

7/15/02 NJDOT proposes to amend ZORF regulation

7/11/02 Governor McGreevey Unveils E-Z Pass Reforms

7/10/02 DMV consolidates driver testing centers and road test sites

7/10/02 Commissioner Fox presents check for Ivy Avenue bridge project

7/10/02 NJDOT proposes new rules and amendments governing access to government records and amending organizational structure of Division of Motor Vehicles

7/9/02 MEDIA ADVISORY - Commissioner Fox to present check for Ivy Avenue bridge project, Bergen County

7/8/02 Governor takes aim at uninsured motorists

7/3/02 MVS Wayne Regional Service Center adjusts hours to better serve customers

7/2/02 Commissioner Fox to host “Fix DMV” Hearing July 15

7/1/02 NJDOT suspends construction for Holiday Weekend

June 2002
6/28/02 Union Avenue bridge over Passaic River to open to traffic tonight

6/27/02 Rahway becomes the seventh community to join Transit Village program

6/25/02 Fox announces freight improvement grant to Salem County railroad

6/25/02 Commissioner Fox announces commuter parking expansion

6/25/02 Governor McGreevy, Commissioner Fox Say AMTRAK contingency plan impossible

6/24/02 Governor McGreevey Signs Legislation Increasing Jail Time for Persons Driving With a Revoked License

6/24/02 Fox to cut ribbon for new Howard Boulevard Park and Ride lot

6/20/02 NJDOT to cut ribbon at new Route 31/I-95 ramp

6/19/02 Commissioner Fox announces major I-295 reconstruction project

6/18/02 Fox to announce start of major I-295 reconstruction project

6/17/02 Harbor deepening projects clear major hurdle

6/13/02 McGreevey announces backing of plan to revitalize Camden

6/12/02 Landing Lane bridge over D&R Canal in New Brunswick to close for repairs

6/11/02 Interstate truck renewal now online

6/10/02 McGreevey announces plans for new train station and parking facility in Little Falls

6/10/02 Fox announces planned improvements to Route 73 in Maple Shade

6/7/02 McGreevey announces $28 million for reconstruction of Victory Bridge

6/5/02 Creek Road Bridge repairs move forward to allow reopening on Monday morning

6/5/02 MOTORIST ALERT - I-295 Southbound to close to repair Creek Road Bridge

6/4/02 McGreevey forges partnership to move redevelopment efforts in Asbury Park

6/4/02 Legreide sworn in as DMV Director, by predecessor

6/4/02 Ground broken for Route 31 and 579 intersection project

6/3/02 Bidders solicited for new span to be built aside the Driscoll Bridge

May 2002
5/31/02 Temporary detour of Park Avenue to begin Monday, June 3, 2002

5/31/02 Temporary detour of Route 9 southbound traffic in Woodbridge to begin at 3 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2002

5/30/02 Creek Road Bridge over 295 damaged in afternoon accident

5/29/02 Governor unveils plan to ease rail overcrowding

5/28/02 Governor McGreevey outlines $14 million investment in Gloucester County Transportation improvements

5/23/02 NJDOT suspends construction for holiday weekend - North Jersey

5/22/02 NJDOT suspends construction for holiday weekend - South Jersey

5/14/02 McGreevey announces tougher security initiatives for DMV facilities throughout New Jersey

5/14/02 McGreevey breaks ground on long-awaited Route 15 intersection improvement project. Announces allocation of money for dam repairs

5/13/02 McGreevey announces Transportation Infrastructure Plan for Hudson County

5/13/02 NJDOT to hold public meeting on proposed wireless antenna facility in Dover Township

5/10/02 Fox recommends Ramsey for new rail station along Route 17

5/7/02 Fox: State Transportation Plan to fund replacement of 90-year-old Route 49 Salem River bridge this year

5/6/02 McGreevey seeks renegotiation of Parsons contact and new vendor, if necessary

5/3/02 NJDOT sponsoring bike collection for shipment overseas in conjunction with Bike Month

5/3/02 Bridge between Bound Brook and South Bound Brook will be closed to traffic from May 11-20

5/2/02 NJDOT to host national transportation civil rights conference in Atlantic City

5/1/02 Commissioner Fox meets with East Windsor officials

5/1/02

Temporary detour of traffic at the Cardiff Circle to begin Friday evening, May 3

April 2002
4/30/02 Driscoll Bridge project advances with today's action by Turnpike board

4/29/02 Fox's first two E-ZPass fixes enacted by Turnpike Authority

4/25/02 Route 1 & 9 affected by Newark chemical leak

4/25/02 Fox and Campbell advance pollution controls with NJ TRANSIT buses

4/23/02 Public invited to meeting on solution to improve 295/76/42 interchange

4/22/02 Paterson Plank Road project debuts in Hudson County

4/17/02 Governor McGreevey and Mayor James open new Route 21 Viaduct

4/15/02 NJDOT to hold public meeting on proposed wireless antenna facility in Springfield Township

4/11/02 State signs agreement to acquire Solberg Airport

4/9/02 Fox calls on motorists, road crews to pay attention to safety

4/8/02 McGreevey announces plans to rebuild Driscoll Bridge

4/8/02 Congestion Buster Task Force to hold public meetings

4/5/02

Fox announces $3 million in "Centers" grants to municipalities for local transportation projects

4/4/02 McGreevey names Diane Legreide to head Division of Motor Vehicle Services

4/4/02 McGreevey creates commission to Fix DMV

4/1/02 Proposed FY2003 Capital Program submitted to Legislature

4/1/02

NJDOT proposed to readopt and amend regulation pertaining to autobuses

March 2002
3/28/02 Commissioner Fox to release proposed FY 2003 Capital Program

3/26/02 McGreevey signs E.O. establishing Toll Road Consolidation Commission

3/26/02 New agreement to provide needed parking for commuters

3/25/02 Fox announces additional commuting options for Holland Tunnel commuters

3/21/02 NJDOT to hold public meeting on proposed wireless antenna facility in Deptford Township

3/19/02 New license plate promotes organ donors

3/14/02 Commuters can continue parking at Willowbrook Mall while alternative arrangements are finalized

3/12/02 NJDOT to unveil proposals for Route 17 improvements in Bergen County

3/7/02

McGreevey names Warrington as head of N.J. Transit

February 2002
2/27/02 Route 29 tunnel to open to traffic Saturday, March 2 - new traffic patterns in area for Monday's commute

2/21/02 Acting Commissioner Fox withdraws new truck regulation

2/19/02 DMV proposes regulations pertaining to school buses

2/19/02 NJDOT proposes amendments to the State Highway Access Management Code affecting Stafford Township in Ocean County and Kingwood Township in Hunterdon County

2/19/02

NJDOT proposes to amend rules governing access for intrastate 102-inch wide and STAA vehicles

January 2002
1/24/02 McGreevey orders audit of Parsons contract as part of pledge to root out waste and mismanagement

1/22/02 NJDOT proposes to readopt rules governing aeronutical investigation and enforcement

1/14/02 Codey creates task force on driver distraction and highway safety

1/11/02 S-1933 legislation creates Shade Tree and Community Forest Preservation license plates for commercial vehicles

1/8/02 S-2708/2630 legislation appropriates $1.5 million to the NJDOT to establish a "Secure Driver's License Fund" to receive fees collected for digitized pictures

1/8/02 A-3241 legislation modifies the state's Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law

1/8/02 A-3925 legislation provides the statutory authority for the establishment of the Office of Maritime Resources

1/7/02 S-2702 legislation appropriates $101.3 million to the Office of Maritime Resources in NJDOT

 
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