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New Jersey Transit Delays Mount After Agency Stalls Projects to Pay Bills

  • Billions of dollars for long-term fixes go to immediate needs
  • Each time buses moved from flood-prone depot, it’s $387,000
The Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station at Secaucus Junction in Secaucus, New Jersey.

The Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station at Secaucus Junction in Secaucus, New Jersey.

Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Public-transportation agencies typically ask their states and cities to ante up when they run short of funds for operating expenses like paying employees, fixing tracks or replacing worn parts.

Not New Jersey Transit.