NJT $300M Budget Shortfall - Rate increases and service cuts

Submitted by ragnarok on Fri, 03/12/2010 - 15:08
NJ Transit

Concerning the budget shortfall. Lets discuss. I encourage ALL riders to tell their friends/coworkers/fellow commuters about this site, and have them come comment too!

NJT receives millions in stimulus:
http://www.baristanet.com/2010/03/nj_transit_receives_millions_i.php

Where is all this money going?! OH.. I know: http://www.examiner.com/x-28973-Essex-County-Conservative-Examiner~y201…

Some negative press about the fare hike and service cuts:

NJT's woes will pinch commuters:
http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100310/BIZ/310…

Unfair Increase:
http://www.nj.com/opinion/times/editorials/index.ssf?/base/news-1/12682…

Pull the cord on fare hike:
http://www.app.com/article/20100309/OPINION01/3100325/Pull-the-cord-on-…