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Posts Tagged ‘T4America’

NJ’s Transportation Capital Plan: Focus on Fix-It-First, Transit, Pedestrian Safety; Transit Villages Slashed

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Though there will always be disagreements over the specific list of projects funded, when it comes to larger policy direction, New Jersey’s 2012 Transportation Capital Plan is by and large one that advocates of sustainable transportation can feel good about. The plan places heavy emphasis on “fix-it-first,” particularly bridge repair and road resurfacing, over capacity expansion; […]

Could NJ’s Depleted Trust Fund Jeopardize Federal Funding for ARC?

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

That is the question posed by Phillip Barbara in a guest column in yesterday’s Star-Ledger. With New Jersey’s Transportation Trust Fund nearly broke, and no solution on the horizon, Barbara suggests that the federal government may be leery of committing to a “full funding agreement” of nearly $3 billion that had been expected. In all, […]

Tell NJ’s Senators to Stand up for Transit Riders in New Jersey!

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

The recent service cuts and fare hikes at NJ Transit were a serious blow to the thousands of New Jersey residents who rely on public transportation. They were also part of a trend of service cuts and fare hikes at transit agencies across the country, as detailed in T4 America’s new report, Stranded at the […]

Celebrate Earth Day on Two Wheels … or Two Feet

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

New Jersey ranks third to last in per-capita spending of federal transportation dollars on bicycle and pedestrian projects, according to the T4America campaign.

Congressman Holt Joins Daily Commute For ‘Take Your Legislator To Work Day’

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Source: New Jersey Future
In an effort to raise awareness of the need to reform federal transportation funding, U.S. Rep. Rush Holt recently joined a local constituent and Peter Kasabach of New Jersey Future for “Take Your Legislator to Work Day,” a challenge for elected officials to experience the daily commutes of New Jersey constituents. Rep. […]

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