June Fri, 2023
Most New Jerseyans Oppose Cutting Services and Raising Fares to Stabilize NJ Transit’s Budget
As NJ Transit debates how to avert its budget shortfall, a majority of New Jerseyans oppose cutting transit services or raising fares to stabilize funding and close the fiscal gap, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
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.