The Democrats said in a statement they would introduce legislation to revise the Transportation Trust Fund’s rules to permit boardwalk repairs — a move Testa says he opposes.
So does Martin Robins, director emeritus of Rutgers University’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center. He said he is unaware of the trust fund ever being used for such a purpose and the proposal should be scrapped.
“I think they should get the money from another source,” he said. “It’s like robbing Peter to pay Paul.”