NJ Transit has begun a study to identify bus transit improvement options in the vicinity of Camden and Gloucester Counties. What do you think is the biggest transportation issue facing South Jersey?
According to NJ Transit, the Alternatives Analysis for transit improvements will focus on areas in the vicinity of routes 55, 42 and 676.
In an early look at alternatives, the analysis shows that rail and light rail alternatives in the study corridor face significant barriers and high costs. NJ Transit reports enhanced Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), however, offers the benefits of light rail but with “more flexible implementation and lower costs.”
NJ Transit is holding a third public open house on Thursday March 1 at Camden County College from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to discuss the Alternatives Analysis process and the project schedule.
What do you think of the current transportation options in South Jersey. Do you think an improved bus system will make for an effective enhancement to South Jersey’s transportation options?