NJ Transit hopes riders return while it fills budget gaps with one-shots

There’s good news in New Jersey Transit’s budget plan- no fare hikes. For the next two years. But there’s a catch. The agency is using federal COVID-19 relief aid to help plug budget gaps. That money won’t last forever. And ridership isn’t expected to return to pre-pandemic levels for years. It’s all casting doubt on […]

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NYC Transit ridership up more than 200K as city begins re-opening

Officials from New York City Transit announced that subways and buses saw 213,548 more riders on Monday, June 8 compared to the week before as New York City began Phase 1 reopening. June 8 marked the first time that subway ridership reached 800,000 since before the pandemic began. Ridership was at 800,664, compared to 686,869 on Monday, June 1. […]

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