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NJ transit agencies preparing for future Sandy-like storms

Posted on October 29, 2014

Adam E. Moreira
Adam E. Moreira

HOBOKEN — With Hurricane Sandy causing more than $2 billion in damage to the state’s mass transit systems, NJ Advance Media discussed how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and NJ Transit are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on resiliency measures intended to prevent or minimize disruptions and damage from similar storms.

Little if any of the storm's bill is being footed by commuters, a break for the 450,000 bus and train riders hit with a record 25% NJ Transit fare increase in 2010, and for PATH’s 120,000 weekday riders who last month felt the latest increment from a multi-part fare hike imposed by the Port Authority in 2011, according to the report. For the full story, click here.

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