WHIPPANY, NJ - The Morris County Chamber of Commerce hosted their Good Morning Morris event at the Hanover Marriot on October 5th.  Over 150 Business Leaders and Government officials attended the event including State Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce; County Administrator John Bonanni and Assistant Administrator Dina Leary.  

The Keynote Speaker was Rick Hammer, Commissioner of the NJ Department of Transportation who gave an informative update on the state of transportation and infrastructure.  Morris County is ideally positioned for business and commerce, therefore the need for roads and bridges to be maintained safely and effectively is paramount to the success of the economy. He also spoke on the importance of the Gateway Tunnel project and its positive effect on transportation for business and commuters.

Nicholas Platt, former Freeholder candidate and current Councilman at Harding Twp asked "What effect will driverless cars have on the transportation plan for the state?".  The Commissioner responded that they are keeping an eye on that impact when developing future plans.

For more information on the Morris County Chamber of Commerce and more events like this you can visit their website at www.morrischamber.org.