NJ Transit: Cautionary Tale of Neglect


14 Oct 2016 

“It was an excellent railroad and running quite well until the last seven years, and it has been in constant decline,” said Martin E. Robins, a former deputy executive director of the agency.

The story of how the nation’s third-busiest commuter railroad declined so rapidly is a tale of neglect and mismanagement that represents an ominous symbol of the challenges facing mass transit systems across the United States in an era when governments are loath to raise taxes.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/14/nyregion/new-jersey-transit-crisis.html?_r=0