Mayors across the U.S. say they worry about their cities’ aging infrastructure and they’d like more state and federal support, according to a survey released Wednesday.
If you’ve ever driven through Newark, or Lakewood, or Vineland, or Morristown, or New Brunswick, or Jersey City or any other city in New Jersey, you know firsthand how poorly maintained or congested, outdated roads affect the quality of life. If the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (which provides hundreds of millions of dollars for municipal and county infrastructure projects every year) goes bankrupt on July 1, things will get even worse and property taxes will rise as counties and municipalities struggle to make up for the hundreds of millions of dollars the Transportation Trust Fund provides for local projects. Please support a fully funded Transportation Trust Fund that is DEDICATED to infrastructure.
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