HOBOKEN -- As part of a series of events leading up to his inauguration, Gov.-elect Phil Murphy took a ride on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to Jersey City last week, highlighting inefficiencies of the state public transit system he's previously called a "national disgrace."
Murphy started off outside of City Hall, joined by his family and a number of public officials, including new Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Hudson County Freeholder Anthony Romano, calling the day "a big transit day."
"As our infrastructure goes, so goes the state," he said, adding New Jersey is the fourth smallest state geographically, and the densest state in the country. "We've got to get transit right. We have not gotten it right."
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