The Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee is responsible for monitoring all segments of state transportation, including bridge and highway construction, motor vehicle inspections, expansion of light-rail train systems, and management of the toll road authorities.
Democratic Research Aide: Jillian Dempsey
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Wisniewski on TTF Funding Solution: 'It Must be Fair, Proportional and Used Wisely'(ATLANTIC CITY) -- Assembly Transportation Chairman John S. Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement at the conclusion of the last of four hearings his committee has held throughout the state to find solutions to replenish New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund to address the state's pressing infrastructure needs:
"One of the messages from local public officials this morning is how our current system places the burden of funding local roadwork on property taxes and the state's homeowners, and does not meet our local infrastructure needs. These roads carry more than half the state's traffic...."
Prieto after 4th Assembly Hearing on N.J. Transportation Funding Crisis: 'We have to get this right'(ATLANTIC CITY) -- Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) released the following statement Thursday after the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee held its fourth hearing on New Jersey's transportation funding crisis:
"As I've said throughout these hearings, there's a pressing need for us to make sure our transportation infrastructure is taken care of...."