NJ Transit Backing Off Bus Service Cuts

By Kari Patey
|  Monday, Apr 12, 2010  |  Updated 5:45 PM EDT
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NJ Transit Backing Off Bus Service Cuts

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Hop on any NJ TRANSIT bus or train to reach your holiday desination

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New Jersey bus riders may just get a break yet.

In response to a series of public hearings about proposed fare hikes and service cuts, NJ Transit is considering a plan that restores nearly $4 million dollars in proposed bus service cuts.

The local bus routes could be saved in the following counties: Middlesex, Morris, Monmouth, Somerset, Warren and Sussex. And NJ Transit may also slash the 25% increase for bus fares to 10%.

Train fares are still expected to jump the proposed 25%.

The new plan under consideration is designed to help lower-income commuters, students, senior citizens and riders with disabilities, according to NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein.

NJ Transit is expected to vote on the new, modified plan on Wednesday.

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