NJ Transit, — plagued by a drop in ridership, faced with the need to hire more workers, and under threat of a potential fare hike to keep the buses and trains on schedule — could be a big winner in Gov. Phil Murphy's first state budget.
"We're making a major statement about funding NJ Transit," Murphy said Monday on NJ 101.5 radio, a day before he unveils his first proposed budget.
Murphy didn't elaborate on his pending announcement. The governor's office is being tightlipped on the budget before he unveils it at the Statehouse in Trenton at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
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