Department of Transportation

New Jersey Department of Transportation

2011 Events
December 15, 2011
Season of Service event
Trenton, NJ
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NJDOT Commissioner James S. Simpson delivered Christmas stockings and holiday gifts to clients of the HomeFront Family Preservation Center for women and children as part of the Christie Administration's Season of Service. Commissioner Simpson was joined by NJDOT personnel to help spread the cheer.

December 9, 2011
"Move Over" law press conference
Bridgewater, NJ
NJDOT Assistant Commissioner Anthony Attanasio gathered with Senator Kip Bateman, Bridgewater mayor-elect Dan Hayes and law enforcement officials in Bridgewater to draw attention to New Jersey's Move Over law that requires motorists to move over if safe to do so when they approach an emergency vehicle stopped on the side of the road. In addition to participating in the press conference, NJDOT helped spread awareness by running "Move Over" messages on Dynamic Message Sign displays throughout the state.
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December 7, 2011
Historic Hoboken Ferry Terminal Grand Re-opening event
Hoboken, NJ

NJDOT Commissioner and NJ TRANSIT Board Chairman James Simpson and NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein joined local, state and federal officials today to celebrate the completion of a project that returned a portion of Hoboken Terminal to its original design—restoring permanent ferry service to the historic building.

December 5, 2011
Season of Service event
Hamilton and Trenton, NJ

Continuing the Christie Administration's “Season of Service”, Transportation Commissioner James S. Simpson delivered winter coats at the Tender Hearts Association location in Hamilton. The winter coats were donated by New Jersey Department of Transportation employees and family members through the annual state-run “Coat Drive”.

Assistant Commissioner Anthony Attanasio delivered winter coats at the Rescue Mission Trenton store on Carroll Street. Attanasio delivered eight bags of coats and is seen here with Ida Malloy, Vocational and Lifeskills Counselor, Joseph R., resident volunteer, and Mary Gay Abbott Young, CEO of Rescue Mission Trenton.

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December 2, 2011
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Update on Transportation and Logistics in the New Jersey Region
Port Elizabeth, NJ
December 1, 2011
Transportation Research Forum, New York Chapter Membership Meeting
Newark, NJ
November 21, 2011
Newark Regional Business Partnership Chamber of Commerce Transportation Symposium
Newark, NJ
November 16 and 17, 2011
New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
November 1, 2011
Harvard Club - Panel Discussion on Financing National Infrastructure
New York City, NY
October 27, 2011
American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey Fall Conference
Manalapan, NJ
October 21, 2011
Southern New Jersey Development Council, Overview of New Jersey's Transportation Intitiatives
Glassboro, NJ
October 19, 2011
7th Annual New Jersey Safety Forum
West Windsor, NJ
October 18, 2011
Complete Streets event
Hamilton, NJ
Commissioner James Simpson joined with Assemblymen John Amodeo and Vince Polistina and Pleasantville mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. along Routes 322/40 in Atlantic County to highlight the type of work that is converting New Jersey's award-winning Complete Streets policy into action.

NJDOT maintenance crews are installing sidewalks to create safe pedestrian connections to shopping destinations along and near the busy Black Horse Pike (Routes 322/40).
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October 3, 2011
New Jersey Warehousemen and Movers Association Convention
Atlantic City, NJ
September 21, 2011
6th Annual North American Infrastructure and Energy Finance Forum
New York City, NY
September 20, 2011
Bi-State Motor Carriers Luncheon
Jamesburg, NJ
August 29, 2011
Commissioner Simpson and New Jersey State Police assess road damage from Hurricane Irene
Trenton, NJ
Commissioner Jim Simpson and Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police took to the air to assess the widespread damage inflicted upon New Jersey by the recent hurricane. NJDOT, NJ State Police and other state agencies have been working around the clock to repair damaged portions of highway, including the washed out section of I-287 northbound in Boonton.
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August 22, 2011
Transportation infrastructure and safety project funding announcement event
South Plainfield, NJ
Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno and Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson announce $14.65 million for transportation infrastructure and safety project funding in front of the Park Avenue bridge in South Plainfield along with Mayor Matthew Anesh.
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August 11, 2011
14th Annual Transportation and Infrastructure Summit
Irving, TX
July 26, 2011
Wharton Executive Transportation Program - Exploring Funding Options for Transportation Investment
Philadelphia, PA
July 19, 2011
Federal Aviation Administration Annual National Small Business Procurement Opportunities Training Conference/Trade Show
Atlantic City, NJ
June 23, 2011
New Jersey Motor Truck Association Annual Forum
Somerset, NJ
June 15, 2011
7th Annual US P3 Infrastructure Forum
New York City, NY
June 9, 2011
Clean Up NJ wildflower planting Event
Cherry Hill, NJ

Commissioner James Simpson announces a cooperative effort with the Township of Cherry Hill to beautify sections of the Route 70 median in Cherry Hill with wildflower plantings. The initiative advances the Christie Administration's Clean Up NJ campaign to improve the appearance of New Jersey highways to benefit residents and attract and retain businesses to the Garden State. Simpson was joined by Senator James Beach, Cherry Hill mayor Bernie Platt and South Jersey Transportation Authority Executive Director Bart Mueller.

May 26, 2011
101 Days of Summer Traffic Safety Event
Sayreville, NJ
Deputy Commissioner Joseph Mrozek encouraged New Jersey motorists to buckle up and obey the rules of the road at the '101 Days of Summer' traffic safety event at the Cheesequake Rest Area in Sayreville. Also on hand, but not pictured, to announce public awareness and enforcement efforts were Attorney General Paula Dow, Acting Director of the Division of Highway Traffic Safety Gary Poedubicky and New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Administrator Ray Martinez.
May 6, 2011
New Jersey State Aviation Conference - Building NJ's Economy Through Aviation
Newark, NJ
May 4, 2011
New Jersey Business Industry Association - Transportation Policy Panel
Trenton, NJ
May 3, 2011
New Jersey Alliance for Action's South Jersey Dinner
Haddonfield, NJ
April 14, 2011
Annual Mid-Atlantic Concrete, Construction and Aggregate Forum
Atlantic City , NJ
April 13, 2011
Princeton Institute of Transportation Engineers Meeting
Plainsboro, NJ
April 13, 2011
Proposed New Jersey Department of Transportation FY2012 Budget Hearing, New Jersey State Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
Trenton, NJ
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April 11, 2011
International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Workshop - Regional Mobility Issues Panel
Jersey City, NJ
April 7, 2011
Transaction Conference
Atlantic City , NJ
Talking Points (pdf 57k)
April 5, 2011
New Jersey officials kick off National Work Zone Awareness Week
North Brunswick, NJ
Deputy Commissioner Joseph Mrozek helped kick off New Jersey Department of Transportation's participation in National Work Zone Awareness Week today, urging motorists to contribute to a safe highway construction season by taking it slow through work zones.
March 31, 2011
Proposed New Jersey Department of Transportation FY2012 Budget Hearing, New Jersey State Assembly Budget Committee
Trenton, NJ
Testimony (pdf 56k)
March 22, 2011
US Toll Road Preview: Opportunities for Infrastructure Investors 2011 Roundtable Discussion
New York, NY
March 9, 2011
4th Annual Transportation and Infrastructure Convention
Washington, DC
March 2, 2011
New Jersey Alliance for Action - 7th Annual Transportation Summit
Trenton, NJ
January 24, 2011
Winter Storm Operations Hearing, Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee
Trenton, NJ
Opening Remarks (pdf 103k)
January 13, 2011
Utility and Transportation Contractors Association General Membership Meeting
Jamesburg, NJ
January 6, 2011
Transportation Capital Plan announced
Jamesburg, NJ
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Governor Photos/Tim Larsen

Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson answers a question about the transportation plan while Governor Chris Christie and State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff look on at the Statehouse in Trenton, NJ. The plan decreases borrowing while increasing "pay as you go" cash funding of transportation projects and does not call for any new or increased taxes.

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