The cost of public transit in New Jersey is being paid by those with the least access to it | Opinion

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By Jonathan Peters and Richard Flanagan As the authors of Garden State Initiative’s new report, “The Road to Equitable Transportation Policy in New Jersey: An Assessment of Cost Burdens, Gaps in Mobility and Recommendations for Reform,” we found that there are great inequities between the counties of New Jersey in funding our state’s infrastructure via taxes and tolls and who is reaping the benefits of that spending. Some are paying less than their fair share and others are paying more to the state’s Transportation Trust Fund through either the prism of per capita contribution or percentage of…

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