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New Jersey to buy 1,145 camera-equipped buses

Posted on January 25, 2007

The New Jersey Transit (NJT) Board of Directors today authorized the purchase of 1,145 transit and suburban-style buses equipped with closed-circuit camera systems to enhance customer and employee security. The $409.9 million purchase will renew the state’s bus fleet over a period of six years and mark the first time that NJT vehicles will be delivered with closed-circuit cameras as standard equipment. The agency is currently conducting two bus camera pilot programs as part of an ongoing focus on employee and customer safety.

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