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Prepared by Sam Schwartz Engineering. June 2012. "This Mobility Element was prepared for the 2012 revision to the Newark Master Plan...The Mobility Element describes the City's existing Transportation system, issues and needs and prepares the city for growth through 2035."
Traffic and Signals
Division of Traffic and Signals
A division of the Newark City Engineering Department, "the mission of Traffic and Signals is to provide comprehensive planning, development, construction management, replacement and operation of the City's transportation infrastructure to ensure the safety and rideability of City streets."
Newark Light Rail New Jersey Transit site: current schedules, fares, map, and connections.
Newark, N.J., Printed at Newark Evening Courier Office, 1869.
"The problem...that presented itself to the Board for solution was, to provide the most easy, direct and ample road-facilities between Newark and the surrounding towns, and thence to the more remote sections of the county."
Conference on Interurban Improvement of Newark and Adjacent Municipalities. Newark, N.J., City Plan Commission, 1915.
The Energy People: A History of PSE&G.
James C.G.Conniff and Richard Conniff. Newark, Public Service Electric and Gas Company, 1978.
History of the Public Service Corporation of New Jersey and its founder and long-time president Thomas McCarter. At the turn of the 20th century utilities were primarily transport providers; Newark's Public Service Corporation came to be the major provider of intra and inter-city transportation services--trolley, electric rail, bus and ferry--not only in Newark but throughout New Jersey. Available?
"The Cedar St subway was constructed in 1914-1916 by the Public Service Railway to bring streetcars into the lower level of the new Public Service Terminal in downtown Newark" History, diagram, and photographs.
The New Jersey Historic Bridge Survey. Prepared by A.G. Lichtenstein & Associates, Inc. for the New Jersey Department of Transportation Bureau of Environmental Analysis, September 1994.
Part of a survey designed to assess all bridges built before 1947 for their eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. For those judged to be of historical significance, includes a physical description, bibliography, and information on technological and historical significance.
Dock Bridge [Application for the National Register of Historic Places]
"Dock Bridge over the Passaic River in Newark, New Jersey, a through-truss lift bridge, was constructed in 1935 by Waddel & Hardesty, Consulting Engineers, after the patent of Dr. J.A.L. Waddell. It was contstructed for the Pennsylvania Railroad...."
Preston D. Vineyard and Ruchu Hsu. Roads & Bridges 51(2), March 2013, pp.50-55.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is investing more than $600 million in the expansion of the ExpressRail system, which brings ship-to-rail service to the Port Newark container terminals. As a part of the ExpressRail expansion, improvements are being made to the Corbin Street Intermodal Rail Support Facility. One improvement is a new flyover bridge that spans Corbin Street (a four-lane arterial street) and directly connects the railroad yard to the container terminal.
Illustrated booklet produced for the opening ceremony. Section on "Architectural Features" includes McKim, Mead, and White's diagrammatic street-level plan, as well as a cross-section. Also includes a section on the "World's Greatest Railroad Lift Bridge."
"Pennsylvania Station, Newark"
IN Christopher Brown. Still Standing: A Century of Urban Train Station Design. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 2005.Available?
Parking Feasibility Study: Newark Pennsylvania Station, Newark, New Jersey
New Haven, CT, Wilber Smith and Associates, 1980. Available?
In 1935 Armenian-born Arshile Gorky was employed by the Federal Art Project to produce a large mural for the new Administration building at the Newark airport. Lost for decades, two of the ten panels (now in the Newark Museum) were rediscovered in the 1970s. O'Connor, Francis V. "Arshile Gorky's Newark Airport Murals: The History of Their Making," pp. 17-29; Jordan, Jim M. "The Place of the NewAark Murals in Gorky's Art," pp. 47-64. Available?
Newark Airport: Civil Aeronautics Authority and Senate Hearings, 1933-1940.
Collection at the Newark Archives and Records Management Center. "Materials relating to a struggle between Newark Airport and New York City"s North Beach Airport (now LaGuardia Airport), to receive designation from the Civil Aeronautics Authority (CAA) as the Eastern-most terminal for the region." More...
Brief in Support of the Retention of the Newark Metropolitan Airport as the Eastern Airmail Terminal.
Meyer C. Ellenstein. Newark, Fidelity Union Trust Company, 1935.
"On June 20, 1935, at the request of Harllee Branch, First Assistant Postmaster General, Mayor Ellenstein with a Citizens Committee went to Washington to present in a formal brief the facts supporting the retention of the Metropolitan Airport at Newark, N.J., and in contradiction of claims that the Airport should be removed to Floyd Bennett Field in Long Island." Available?
The Closing of Newark Airport.
Paul Tillet. ICP Case Series no. 27, University of Alabama Press, 1955. Available?
Virginia Fairweather. Civil Engineering 70(12), December 2000, 11.
"The 1935 landmark terminal building at New Jersey's Newark International Airport has been split into three pieces and mounted on dollies for a 3,700 ft (1,130m) long trip across airport property as part of a massive airport redevelopment program." Rutgers-restricted Access
Catherine Cronin and J. Sam Lott. Automated People Movers and Transit Systems 2011: From People Movers to Fully Automated Urban Mass Transit. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Automated People Movers and Transit Systems. Paris, France, American Society of Civil Engineers, May 2011.
Varun Ramanujam. Thesis (Ph.D.), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2012.
"This thesis designs and evaluates a [Ground Delay Program] framework that simultaneously allocates arrival and departure delays, and explicitly accounts for uncertainty in capacity forecasts...The model is estimated and validated for Newark (EWR) and LaGuardia (LGA) airports using archived data."