County Paving Projects – June 17 Update
Morris County’s 2019 road resurfacing program continues. Pre-paving construction work is starting this week on Dover Chester Road and North Road in Randolph and Chester townships, East and West Dewey Road in Wharton, and the Boulevard in Pequannock. Read the County Press Release for more information on these and other projects around the County.
New NJ Transit Rail Schedules – Effective June 16
New schedules for NJ Transit Rail lines go into effect on June 16, including for the Morris & Essex and Montclair-Boonton Lines that serve Morris County. Visit NJ Transit’s website to view the new timetables.
County Paving Projects – June 10 Update
Morris County’s 2019 road resurfacing program continues. A 4.4-mile section of Dover-Chester Road and North Road in Randolph and Chester Townships is expected to start as soon as next week. Read the County Press Release for more information on this and other projects in Lincoln Park, Parsippany, Pequannock, and Wharton.
Ash Tree Removal Along County Roads
Morris County is initiating a long-term tree removal program along County roads to deal with infestation caused by the Emerald Ash Borer, a small but deadly insect that infects and destroys ash trees in its path. The County awarded a contract for removal of trees in Long Hill and Morris Township. Read the County Press Release for more details.
NJ Transit Rail Service Changes – Starts June 17
Amtrak will be repairing and renewing two railroad interlockings at the east end of New York Penn Station requiring two tracks at NY Penn Station to be taken out of service. The work will affect service on several NJ Transit rail lines including the Montclair-Boonton and Morris & Essex Lines starting June 17. Read NJ Transit’s press release for details on the service changes.
TransOptions’ Bike to Work Challenge 2019
Registration is open to join TransOptions’ 2019 Bike to Work Challenge. The goal of this competition is to encourage commuters to use their bikes more often instead of cars. The Challenge will run from May 1 to May 31. See the Bike to Work Challenge webpage for more details.
Street Smart Safety Campaign
Street Smart Safety Campaign is a public education and awareness campaign created and coordinated by the NJTPA in order to help encourage safer decisions by drivers and pedestrians. For more information, please visit the Street Smart website.