What is New Jersey For Transit?

New Research Report: Stuck at the Station

On March 3, New Jersey For Transit released “Stuck at the Station,” which detailed a 15-year decline in capital investment in the state’s public transit agency. Click here to read the report, and check out the video from the press conference with Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski and coalition members embedded below:

What is New Jersey For Transit?

A broad coalition focused on the need for investment in affordable, efficient high-quality public transit in New Jersey. New Jersey For Transit launched in May 2015 with the generous support of the Fund for New Jersey.

Why is Public Transit Important for New Jersey?

Proper investment in, and greater use of, public transit would have enormous benefits for New Jersey’s economy, for its environment and for all its residents, particularly low- and moderate-income residents who use transit as primary means of transportation.

Who Belongs to The Coalition?

Environment New Jersey, New Jersey Policy Perspective and the Tri-State Transportation Campaign are convening the coalition. In addition, the following groups are members: AAA New Jersey, The Amalgamated Transit Union, The Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Clean Water Action New Jersey, Delaware Valley Association of Rail Passengers, Fair Share Housing Center, Ironbound Community Corporation, New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition, New Jersey Citizen Action, The New Jersey Commuters Action Network, New Jersey Public Interest Research Group, New Jersey Sierra Club, New Jersey Work Environment Council, New Jersey Working Families, South Jersey Urbanists and The Waterfront Alliance.

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