NJ TRANSIT riders had their first opportunity to express their views on possible rate hikes Saturday, and many were less than thrilled.
NJ TRANSIT said Tuesday that fare hikes or service “adjustments” were a possibility as the transportation agency deals with a major budget gap.
The proposal calls for the state to subsidize the cost of the freeze in 2014 with its budget surplus.
The man tapped to head the Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants a second look at the service cuts that have increased crowding and wait times.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be unveiling his budget next week, and it seems inevitable that he plans on making cuts in Medicaid, the program that helps the poor get medical services.
New Haven line schedule changes will take effect Monday morning as Metro North struggles to run the rail line with fewer cars.
The cuts come as the LIRR runs a final battery of tests to bring its World War I-era signal system into the new century.
Passengers will again be dealing with a weekend of extremely limited service – but this time, the disruption coincides with one of the city’s most popular events.