Archive for Tag: commuters

At Assembly TTF hearing, Republicans demand safer roads, lower commuter costs

TRENTON, N.J. – When voting against a bill Thursday to raise the gas tax, establish a fee on electric vehicles and reauthorize a fund that pays for transportation infrastructure projects, Republicans on the Assembly Transportation Committee cited concerns for current road safety, rising costs due to inflation, financial troubles...

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Glassboro-Camden rail line won’t solve commuter woes, but other projects will, says South Jersey lawmaker

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick wants the money earmarked for the 18-mile Glassboro-Camden light-rail line to be reallocated to other pressing infrastructure projects that would help relieve traffic congestion and ease commutes for those living and working in Gloucester and Camden counties. “South Jersey doesn’t...

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NJ Transit should provide Wi-Fi on passenger trains, DePhillips says

TRENTON, N.J. – With the pandemic over and more commuters returning to their offices in New York City and elsewhere, Assemblyman Chris DePhillips wants free Wi-Fi mandated for NJ Transit customers. The assemblyman on Monday introduced a bipartisan-backed bill (A4874) that would require the taxpayer-supported NJ Transit to provide...

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