$3.54 billion capital transportation program proposed for New Jersey DOT, NJ Transit
NJ TRANSIT Highlights
- More than $1 billion for state-of-good-repair projects, preventive maintenance, ongoing replacement of almost 1,400 buses, track replacement, signal upgrades, overhead power upgrades and rail and bus station and terminal improvements
- Almost $300 million for ongoing expansion projects including the Mass Transit Tunnel, the Portal Bridge replacement project and the extension of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line to 8th Street in Bayonne.
An earlier draft of the transportation program conservatively estimated TTF support at $1.43 billion and a total transportation program of $3.23 billion. At its meeting earlier this month, the TTFA expressed its confidence that the fund will support the full $1.6 billion that has been provided in recent years. An additional $144 million in federal support further boosts the program total, enabling NJD