NJ Transit Ending Freebies for Some Employees, Retirees

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Monday, Oct 15, 2012  |  Updated 11:14 AM EDT
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NJ Transit Ending Freebies for Some

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New Jersey Transit will stop providing free rides for some employees and retirees.

The agency's board on Monday decided non-union employees and non-union retirees won't be able to ride for free for non-business purposes starting in January.

About 1,800 of the agency's more than 11,000 employees would be affected.

NJ Transit says the move could bring in an additional $1.6 million annually.

Similar measures have been approved by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Delaware River Port Authority and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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