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NJ Senate President: No more excuses. Itís time to fix NJ Transit

(Source: Opinion column by Steve Sweeney at www.nj.com. Sweeney is president of the New Jersey State Senate.)

NEWARK, N.J. ó The record shows that the Legislature has added $240 million more to New Jersey Transitís operating subsidy since 2013, increasing the percentage of state operating support to 28 percent of its budget. However, last March the governorís budget recommended only a $25 million increase in total $2.1 billion operating budget for NJ Transit, the nationís third-largest mass transit network that is responsible for carrying more than 900,000 passengers a day.

Full story: www.nj.com

Monday, October 7, 2019

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