Former NJ Transit Executive Talks Transportation Fund, Possible Transit Worker Strike

January 29, 2016

New Jersey’s life blood flows through the transportation grid. And there’s a coming crash. The transportation trust to fund bridge and road repairs runs dry June 30. NJ Transit‘s depleted operating budget supplanted by the take from Turnpike tolls could also run dry in June. Its unionized transit workers could strike as soon as March. To walk us through the mire is NJ Transit’s former deputy executive director and the founding director of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center Martin Robins.

NJTV News, January 28

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