Bridges across the state are falling apart. Roads are rife with potholes. Frustrated New Jersey Transit riders are facing another fare increase.
As many commuters bemoan the mounting delays and disruptions, state officials say New Jersey is confronting a transportation funding crisis with no easy way out. Voters are so fed up, support is growing for a revenue option long viewed as politically untenable: raising the state’s gas tax, which is the second lowest in the country.
This New York Times article does a good job outlining the problems that an underfunded Transportation Trust Fund creates and the challenges of finding a solution. Please read and share with family and friends. #NJTTF