Select Committee on NJ Transit to Hold Second Hearing

The special committee formed to investigate NJ Transit will hold its second hearing on Thursday where they will hear from transportation experts and advocates on the current challenges facing riders and the future needs of New Jersey’s transit system, Senate President Steve Sweeney said today.

The hearing will feature some of the top transit experts in the state and focus on some of the critical issues, including NJ Transit’s real budget needs for operations and capital, what progress has been made to improve services, and the plans to manage expansion in the coming years.

The three panels of participants will be:

  • Janna Chernetz, New Jersey Director of the Tristate Transportation Campaign Kevin Garcia, Bus Operations Analyst for Tristate; and Nick Sifuentes, New York-based Executive Director of Tristate;
  • Nat Bottigheimer and Kate Slevin, New Jersey directors for the Regional Plan Association;
  • Doug O’Malley, executive director of the New Jersey Environmental Federation; and Pam Frank, CEO of ChargEVC.

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