Infrastructure

A ROBUST ROAD NETWORK

With 2,800 miles of interstates and highways, New Jersey’s world-class infrastructure offers unrivaled access to consumers and businesses throughout North America. Wherever you need to go from New Jersey, our interstates, parkways and expressways can get you there. 

  • Interstate 95/New Jersey Turnpike, the primary interstate along the U.S. East Coast, enables access to markets from New England to Florida. These include major metropolitan markets, such as Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, Savannah, Jacksonville and Miami. 
  • Interstate 80, a U.S. transcontinental highway, runs from New Jersey to California. 
  • Interstate 78 links New Jersey’s ports to points west, accommodating more than four million trucks each year. 
  • The Garden State Parkway stretches the length of the State from north to south, linking up with the thruways and highways of New York and Pennsylvania. 
  • The Atlantic City Expressway, Interstates 87, 195, 280, 287, and 295, and the Palisades Interstate Parkway connect companies with consumers and businesses. It also gives the State’s residents direct access to beaches, parks, and entertainment venues throughout the region. 

AN EXTENSIVE COMMUTER RAIL & BUS NETWORK

New Jersey’s public transit system is fast, accessible and reliable. NJ Transit is the 3rd largest provider of rail, light rail and bus service in the nation, serving 270 million passengers each year. The NJ Transit fleet includes 2,000 buses, which work more than 250 bus routes. More than 1,200 trains transverse 12 commuter rail lines. New Jersey’s 3 light rail routes – Hudson-Bergen, Newark and the River Line –  include 93 light rail vehicles.

On an average weekday, more than 280,000 commuters travel to New York City from Jersey City, Hoboken and other New Jersey cities via our PATH rail system. New Jersey Transit and PATH trains put Manhattan within an 18-minute commute.

New Jersey has six Amtrak stations and connections to many Amtrak routes, including the Northeast Regional line with stops in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Boston.

AN UNRIVALLED CARGO NETWORK

With nearly 1,000 miles of freight lines, New Jersey is one of the top transporters of goods in North America. The Norfolk Southern, CSX, CSAO, Morristown & Erie Railroad move cargo from New Jersey to inland markets throughout the U.S.

When combined with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s deep water ports and air cargo network, the State’s cargo rail system deepens the reach of products and materials to consumers and companies around the country.

SMART CITIES WIRED FOR BUSINESS

New Jersey’s tech infrastructure is built for 21st century business –that’s why we’re the ranked #1 Most Connected State in the U.S. We have one of the most extensive broadband networks with 99% of the State’s population having access to broadband 100mbps or faster and 66% with access to fiber optic service.

Many of the State’s cities offer lightning-fast WiFi to support companies that require high-speed internet connectionNewark has one of the best fiber optic networks in the world, with a connectivity of 10 gigabits per second delivered by 26 miles of underground municipal fiber. 165 Halsey Street, New Jersey’s premiere telecom hotel, is located in Newark’s downtown business district. Northern New Jersey is home to 2.14 million square feet of data center space.

WHAT CAN CHOOSE New Jersey DO FOR YOU

Relocation & Expansion Services

We provide customized RFI responses, demographics, detailed market assessments and other complimentary business relocation and expansion services. When your company chooses to grow in New Jersey, we also will help you publicize your good news.

Site Visits

We’ll make your property search seamless, so you find the site that best meets your relocation or expansion needs.

Economic Development Connections

Our public and private partners provide a wide range of services. From higher education research collaboration to regulatory and legal assistance to workforce training, they’ll ensure you have a smooth landing.

Catherine Scangarella
Chief Business Development Officer
Sho Islam
Business Development Officer