NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — NJ Transit is getting a boost from the federal government
to upgrade and expand its bus service in New Jersey.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced that NJ Transit will
receive $76 million in federal funds. The grant is part of $787 million being
given out to support projects in 48 states.
About $46 million will go to replace aging NJ Transit buses with newer, more
Another $27 million will go toward putting hybrid buses on the road between
southern New Jersey and New York City.
And $2.6 million is earmarked for expanded bus service between Camden and
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