State News

Irene’s Aftermath Makes Labor Day Travel Forecast Uncertain

HAMILTON – Every year, AAA Mid-Atlantic makes projections about how many New Jersey residents will travel during the major holiday periods. Before Hurricane Irene made a mad dash for the beaches along the East Coast, AAA Mid-Atlantic was expecting more than 950,000 New Jersey residents to travel 50 miles or more from home for the 2011 Labor Day holiday weekend.

NJ Transit Restores Rail Service

NEWARK – NJ Transit has restored rail service to most of its destinations, though some stops are still being skipped because of flooding and all trains are subject to delays. Buses are operating on a regular weekday schedule, though there may still be delays, detours and cancellations due to flooding.