Murphy: 'Irresponsible' ferry vote is proof NJ Transit needs overhaul

Governor-elect Phil Murphy has demanded that NJ Transit postpone a vote scheduled for Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on the controversial purchase of Hoboken waterfront property for use as a ferry maintenance yard.

Murphy, who due to be sworn-in Tuesday to replace Gov. Chris Christie, issued a statement blasting the proposed purchase as “irresponsible” in light of the transit agency’s struggling finances, and insensitive to Hoboken residents and officials who want the property for a new Hudson River park and the last link in the city’s waterfront walkway.

“This deal, being rushed through on the last day of …read more

Source: Hudson

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