Category: Public Transportation

Murphy campaigns while NJ Transit continues to spiral

TRENTON, N.J. — Fresh back from an overseas adventure to Europe, Governor Phil Murphy is in the middle a 21-county tour to boost Democrat candidates ahead of the November 6th midterm elections. Meanwhile, NJ Transit continued to spiral out of Read More

POLL: Only 4% give Murphy an “A” for his handling of NJ Transit

TRENTON, N.J. — It’s unusual if residents don’t approve of a new governor.  In the new Quinnipiac poll results released Wednesday, Phil Murphy’s approval rating (54%) is pretty consistent with Chris Christie’s 51% rating at this point in Murphy’s predecessor’s Read More

GOP lawmaker rides a train (which was running late) to Trenton’s NJ Transit hearings

METROPARK, N.J. – Joint legislative hearings will finally get underway today on the mess that is NJ Transit. Expect lots of anger, finger-pointing, posturing, blaming of Chris Christie and, maybe, a grain of truth or two if we’re lucky. Assemblywoman Nancy Read More

Self-styled progressives have ‘created two New Jerseys’

By Matt Rooney _ I’m not overly familiar with Joshua Zeitz, Save Jerseyans; all the same, I don’t get the impression that the contributing editor at Politico Magazine and author of Building the Great Society: Inside LBJ’s White House is a raging Read More

NJ Transit is getting worse, but Murphy continues finger-pointing (from his Italian villa)

By Matt Rooney _ Italian dictator Benito Mussolini infamously perpetrated the myth that his fascist government had make the trains run on time. Phil Murphy — who’s currently vacationing at this multi-million dollar Italian villa in that country’s Umbria region Read More

ROONEY reacts to Murphy’s NJ Transit plan: “How can all these Goldman Sachs guys be so bad at math?”

By The Staff _ Democrat Governor Phil Murphy’s first budget is a disaster for young professionals, low income earners, the Middle Class, business owners… everyone in New Jersey. He’s also throwing millions of dollars at New Jersey Transit’s broken system.  Read More