March Thu, 2018
NEW JERSEYANS, COMMUTERS GIVE STATE’S ROADWAYS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM LACKLUSTER RATINGS
New Jersey commuters are unhappy with the state of the Garden State’s transportation infrastructure: drivers are more negative than positive about their local roadways and split when it comes to assessing the state’s highways, while mass transit users are far more negative about the state’s public transportation system, especially when it comes to the cost of transit fares.
October Thu, 2015
ARC PROJECT CANCELLATION BY CHRISTIE RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT FUTURE OF TRANS-HUDSON RAIL TUNNELS FOR NEW JERSEYANS
As transit and transportation industry leaders and federal and state officials take early steps to make the Hudson River “Gateway” program a reality, New Jersey residents are troubled by the state of the existing rail tunnels and are second-guessing Gov. Chris Christie’s 2010 termination of the ARC tunnel project, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
September Sun, 2002
SPRAWL: NEW JERSEYANS DISLIKE THE PROBLEMS, AND THE SOLUTIONS
Most people in New Jersey dislike the effects of sprawl—traffic congestion, lackof open spaces and farmland, deteriorating air and water quality. However there is noconsensus on what to do about it. State residents are also concerned about keeping localcontrol of development, worried about limiting economic growth, and divided aboutwhether to tax themselves to limit sprawl.
June Sun, 2002
NEW JERSEY E-ZPASS – THOSE WHO USE IT LOVE IT: But Budget Problems are Taking Their Toll
With E-ZPass in New Jersey, familiarity breeds satisfaction. Garden State drivers with E-ZPass view the system as a big success, both in general and in their own experiences. More than three-quarters of E-ZPass drivers classify the system as a success, and nearly as many say they are “very satisfied” with the way E-ZPass has worked for them personally. At the same time, however, drivers who do not use E-ZPass are more likely to dub the system a failure.