Candidate Murphy Makes Big Promises on NJ Transit, Doesn’t Rule Out Tax Hike

Candidate Murphy Makes Big Promises on NJ Transit, Doesn’t Rule Out Tax Hike

NJSPOTLIGHT.COM | May 5, 2017

Democratic frontrunner to succeed Gov. Christie is latest to give prescription for mass-transit woes. How long will commuters remain patient? Commuters who take New Jersey Transit trains to work every day are once again struggling with regular delays and overcrowding. But this year their suffering could have a silver lining.  The regular infrastructure breakdowns — and two recent train derailments — are bringing new attention to the issue of mass transit. And that heightened awareness is coming just as the candidates in this year’s gubernatorial election are starting to make big promises as they work to win over the state’s more than 5 million voters.