NJ Transit won’t hike fares in 2013-14

    NJ Transit riders still recovering from the shock of the last fare hike can rest easy. Executive Director Jim Weinstein said today the agency will not raise fares for the fiscal year that runs July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.

    The Star-Ledger reports the steady fares are part of NJ Transit’s 2010 pledge not to hike fares for three years.

    That came after 10- to 25-percent hikes and the elimination of some discounts.

     

    Earlier this year, the agency said it broke its on-time record in 2012, with trains arriving on schedule 96.4 percent of the time.

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