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December 2003
12/09/03 Governor McGreevey:  It is the wrong time to increase the gas tax

12/08/03 Lettiere cuts ribbon for the first completed Portway project, $30 million Doremus Avenue bridge replacement in Newark

12/04/03 Road, Transit crews across the state ready for season's first winter storm

12/04/03 Lettiere unveils second Highway Safety Impact Team review on busy stretch of Route 9 in Middlesex, Monmouth

November 2003
11/26/03 Lettiere cuts ribbon on Route 10 congestion relief program in Morris County

11/24/03 Governor comments on the release of the Blue Ribbon Commission report

11/24/03 Blue Ribbon Commission issues report

11/18/03 Governor announces new commuter program for state employees

11/06/03 Governor announces opening date for Light-Rail Extension

October 2003
10/27/03 Lettiere, Wisniewski announce start of improvements to remedy rail noise in Sayreville

10/27/03 Lettiere, Corzine announce grant to improve safety in the city of Summit

10/23/03 Rutgers hosts NJDOT Blue Ribbon Committee public hearing

10/21/03 Lettiere opens northbound span on $48 million Route 9 Edison Bridge rehabilitation project

10/17/03 Blue Ribbon Commission asks for public input on transportation needs and funding in Newark

10/17/03 Governor McGreevey announces over $67m for local transportation projects throughout the state

10/14/03 Lettiere presents $600,000 for Salem County freight rail project to promote jobs, economy

10/08/03 NJDOT unveils 6 new Transit Villages, $1.2 million in grants

10/08/03 Transportation Commissioner delivers funding for Rutherford Transit Village

10/07/03 Lettiere presents check to support South Orange Transit Village initiative

10/07/03 NJDOT Blue Ribbon Commission holds public hearing in Cherry Hill

10/01/03 Lettiere presents $100 k to Hamilton Township for local road safety

September 2003
9/30/03 NJ Transit receives millions for Newark City Subway and Hudson-Bergen Light Rail

9/24/03 Lettiere hosts municipal, county officials at NJDOT workshop

9/23/03 Governor McGreevey announces $13 million in grants to keep school children and pedestrians safe

9/22/03 NJDOT announces proposed FY 2004 DBE Goals

9/18/03 Blue Ribbon Commission hearing to be rescheduled
9/15/03 Lettiere, Lautenberg cut ribbon on final phase of Route 21 Viaduct Project

9/12/03 NJDOT highlights improved efficiency and savings with FY03 Pavement Management Report

9/12/03 Lettiere reports park-and-ride accomplishments to Legislature

9/11/03 NJDOT Commissioner Jack Lettiere participates in Governor's Reading Coach Program at Newark's Award-winning First Avenue School

9/04/03 NJDOT upgrades web site, offers commuter real-time traffic updates, traffic cameras

9/02/03 McGreevey invests $2.4 million to revitalize Main Street in Avon

August 2003
8/19/03 Governor McGreevey presents plan to increase federal /transportation aid to states by $60 billion

8/08/03 Lettiere, Frelinghuysen break ground on I-287/Route 24 improvements

8/05/03 Governor presents $300,000 for Woolwich pavement repairs

July 2003
7/31/03 McGreevey eases congestion on Ocean County's roads

7/29/03 Lettiere unveils new, improved signs for Trenton complex

7/28/03 Holt, Buono, Lettiere present $1 million for South River bike path

7/23/03 Lettiere presents $150,000 to the Township of Plainsboro for intersection improvements

7/23/03 NJDOT to hold public information center for I-295/I-76/Route 42 Direct Connection

7/22/03 Lettiere announces new pavement plan that saves millions annually, gives drivers a smoother ride

7/21/03 Lettiere awards $500K in Urban Gateway Enhancement Grants

7/15/03 McGreevey signs "Safe Corridors" into law

7/11/03 NJDOT proposes new rules and amendments governing Utility Accommodation

7/08/03 NJDOT proposes to readopt rules governing charitable solicitation on roadways

7/03/03 Lettiere, State Police, Highway Officials kick off July 4th weekend with safety announcements

7/02/03 McGreevey and Lettiere cut ribbon on $55 million Route 1 & 130 interchange improvement project

June 2003
6/24/03 Lettiere announces media buy for #77 campaign at 2003 Traffic Safety Summit

6/24/03 Commissioner Lettiere thanks motorists for slowing down along I-295 reconstruction project

6/23/03 NJ Senate approves "Safe Corridors" legislation

6/23/03 NJDOT streamlines aeronautics program

6/20/03 McGreevey announces major progress for "ARC" project

6/19/03 Republican budget proposal includes $138 capital construction cuts, could jeopardize dozens of projects, aid to local communities

6/18/03 NJDOT employees recognized by State Historical Preservation Organization

6/11/03 McGreevey announces over 5,700 Park and Ride spaces in NJ

6/05/03 Lettiere gears up highway safety efforts unveils initial "SAFETY FIRST" signs along I-78

6/04/03 Department of Transportation proposes to readopt rules on licensing of aeronautical facilities

6/04/03 Department of Transportation proposes to readopt rules on licensing of aeronautical activities and repeal existing rules on sport parachuting

6/04/03 Department of Transportation proposes to readopt rules on soil erosion and sediment control standards

6/04/03 Department of Transportation proposes to readopt rules
on rail freight program

6/04/03 Commissioner Lettiere increases safety on I-295 reconstruction project

6/03/03 Media Advisory - Lettiere to announce I-295 safety measures

May 2003
5/29/03 DOT offers summer landscaping jobs for disadvantage youths

5/27/03 Highway Fatalities Prompt Task Force Action

5/27/03 McGreevey consolidates Turnpike and Highway Authorities

5/22/03 Highway Safety and Toll Road Consolidation plans Approved by General Assembly

5/22/03 Lettiere Announces First Highway Safety Impact Team Review Route 1 Corridor Studied, Improvements Slated

5/22/03 NJDOT "Reach the Beach" program Suspends Construction for Holiday Weekend

5/16/03 Lettiere presents $1 million to Wall Township for multi-use bike trail

5/15/03 Lettiere Testifies Before Senate Transportation Committee on Governor's Highway Safety Initiative

5/14/03 Lettiere presents Secaucus with $1.5 million "Fix-it-First" check for repairs to Meadowlands Parkway bridge

5/13/03 Commissioner Lettiere opens Route 138 ramp in Wall Township as part of Pipeline Initiative

5/13/03 All lanes open on Route 46 congestion relief project in Totowa

5/08/03 Lettiere testifies before Assembly Transportation Committee on Governor's Highway Safety Initiative

5/01/03 Lettiere announces creation of Congestion Buster Implementation Team

5/01/03 Lettiere, Camden officials cut ribbon for reconstructed Delaware Avenue

April 2003
4/29/03 McGreevey announces $80 million for freight rail improvements

4/29/03 Lettiere joins with Giants linebacker Brandon Short to record safety PSA

4/28/03 Lettiere appears before Assembly Committee in support of toll road plan

4/23/03 Lettiere announces crucial preparatory work for $33 million bridge safety project in Trenton

4/22/03 Lettiere celebrates Earth Day, increases Highway Beautification Program by $500,000

4/17/03 MCGreevey announces Pleasantville Transit Village award

4/14/03 Congestion relief survey - speak your peace

4/10/03 Lettiere: Governor's '04 Budget proposal will generate 105,000 jobs, $6.1 billion in economic activity

4/10/03 Testimony of Commissioner Jack Lettiere April 10, 2003

4/09/03 Media Advisory -- Lettiere to appear before Assembly Appropriations Committee

4/08/03 Lettiere: Transportation must play key role in Smart Growth development

4/07/03 Media Advisory -- Lettiere to give keynote at TransAction 2003

4/04/03 Highway Occupancy Permit revisions proposed

4/02/03 Lettiere unveils proposed Double Fine 'Safe Corridors'

4/01/03 Media Advisory -- Lettiere to make major announcement on state's Highway Safety program

4/01/03 Lettiere announces 300,000 grant to Borough of Point Pleasant

March 2003
3/31/03 Lettiere, Gormley cut ribbon for Greenbank Road bridge

3/27/03 Eagles Troy Vincent, Lettiere record highways safety PSA's

3/27/03 DMV announces new features to enhance security and customer service

3/26/03 Media Advisory -- DMV customer service improvements

3/25/03 Commissioner Lettiere announces improved EZ PASS

3/25/03 DMV improves security features on new vehicle titles

3/24/03 Cass Street access to Route 129 closed until April 4, 2003

3/21/03 McGreevey announces added security measures for NJ licensed airports and airfields

3/21/03 State engineers group honors Lettiere

3/20/03 McGreevey announces increased transit security measures

3/20/03 Senate approves Governor's toll road consolidation plan

3/19/03 Media Advisory -- Senate to vote on toll road consolidation

3/19/03 Blue Ribbon Transportation Commission convenes for first meeting

3/17/03 Lettiere urges Senate action on toll road consolidation

3/12/03 Lettiere announces $15 million spring roadway repair program

3/11/03 Lettiere, Coniglio present $200,000 Local Aid award to Little Ferry

3/07/03 Lettiere sworn in as new Transportation Commissioner

3/06/03 Media Advisory - Lettiere will be sworn in as Commissioner of Transportation

3/05/03 Lettiere announces long term plan to increase highway safety

3/04/03 Road crews out in force repairing potholes

3/03/03 Lettiere unveils $2.58 billion Capital Program for DOT, NJ TRANSIT

February 2003
2/24/03 Media Advisory -- DOT to announce inter-agency agreement

2/24/03 Media Advisory -- Check presentation for DMV security upgrades

2/19/03 Woodbridge awarded $1 million for Crows Mill Road improvements

2/18/03 Acting Commissioner Jack Lettiere will announce a major grant for Woodbridge road improvements

2/14/03 State Police arrest four for trafficking phony documents

2/14/03 Governor McGreevey introduces Toll Road Merger Bill

2/11/03 Six customers arrested at Eatontown DMV for drive license fraud

2/10/03 Belmar wins $1.5 million federal grant for waterfront revitalization

2/05/03 Customers arrested for using fraudulent documents

2/04/03 Governor's Budget safeguards state share of highway, mass transit capital program

2/01/03 Lettiere names Blue Ribbon Commission members

January 2003
1/28/03 McGreevey signs "Fix DMV" measures in to law

1/27/03 "Fix DMV" bill to be signed into law tomorrow, January 28, 2003

1/27/03 McGreevey to double number of Transit Villages

1/23/03 Fix DMV reforms to become law

1/17/03 McGreevey filed the following nominations yesterday

1/16/03 Fix DMV reforms approved by State Senate

1/16/03 Route 33 Bypass to open on January 17, 2003

1/15/03 DMV issues nametags to agency employees

1/10/03 Two DMV employees arrested for selling phony licenses

1/07/03 Suspect in ID theft arrested

1/07/03 McGreevey hosts first Annual Transportation Conference

1/06/03 Document fraud sting arrests 2 at Newark DMV

1/03/03 Governor McGreevey to host first annual Transportation Conference

1/02/03 Drivers will begin receiving Digitized Driver's Licenses by July

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