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#381 Thirdrail7

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 08:58 PM

Those areas probably cooperate. You can;t even get an EZ-Pass discount on certain state's crossing unless you purchase it from that state or agency!!!


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Posted 12 November 2017 - 09:09 PM

Transport for London is basically in charge of almost all public transport that runs in the London Region, There are many outfits that fall within that umbrella through contracts and such. But all public transport in and around London, in a relatively large area, including what in the US would be called Commuter Trains, accept the Oyster Card and accept fares paid by smartphone wallets too, though in the latter case you may not be able to take full advantage of all discounts.


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Posted 13 November 2017 - 12:19 AM

Those areas probably cooperate. You can;t even get an EZ-Pass discount on certain state's crossing unless you purchase it from that state or agency!!!

True....if you want the best discount on each agencies toll facility, you have to obtain (and use) that agencies E Z Pass....a real inconvenience, as you have to carry a multitude of passes, and be sure to put the ones you don't want charged in the RF shielded envelopes, or you will be charged for each one 'read'.....


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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:27 AM

NYS Thruway honors any NYS CSC issued EZ Pass regardless of agency, I get the 5% off with an MTA B&T pass. They also honor PANYNJ



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Posted 13 November 2017 - 11:50 AM

SEPTA Independence Pass works on anything labelled "SEPTA" (commuter rail, heavy rail transit, light rail/streetcar, bus) except for commuter rail downtown before 09:30 on weekdays. (But even here you have to pay a surcharge to get to/from NJ (but not DE).)



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Posted 14 December 2017 - 06:24 PM

Governors Christie and Cuomo announced today commitments to provide funding for the Hudson Tunnel project.

 

https://www.governor...alf-new-gateway

http://www.njbiz.com...-tunnel-funding

https://www.nbcnewyo...-464211463.html

 

$1.75 billion from the State of New York

$1.90 billion from NJ Transit

$1.90 billion from the Port Authority



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Posted 14 December 2017 - 06:32 PM

If we are lucky, they only want to build tunnels this time...
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Posted 15 December 2017 - 10:29 PM

http://www.nydailyne...ticle-1.3699009

 

I am surprised that NJ Transit will be contributing to the Hudson Tunnel Project--instead of the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund.



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Posted 16 December 2017 - 08:00 AM

If they used the TTF they would not be able to justify the next round of draconian service cuts.
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Posted 16 December 2017 - 09:46 AM

If they used the TTF they would not be able to justify the next round of draconian service cuts.

 

Are you saying charging a trans-hudson ticket surcharge is the right thing for NJ Transit to do?


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 08:39 PM

No. I am saying that they enjoy doing the wrong thing.
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Posted 16 December 2017 - 10:42 PM

 

If they used the TTF they would not be able to justify the next round of draconian service cuts.

Are you saying charging a trans-hudson ticket surcharge is the right thing for NJ Transit to do?

 

A ticket surcharge to New York City on NJT might drive a certain percentage of their passengers to switch over to PATH trains at Newark....unless PATH is hit with a similar surcharge....


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 11:30 PM

 

If they used the TTF they would not be able to justify the next round of draconian service cuts.

Are you saying charging a trans-hudson ticket surcharge is the right thing for NJ Transit to do?
 
A ticket surcharge to New York City on NJT might drive a certain percentage of their passengers to switch over to PATH trains at Newark....unless PATH is hit with a similar surcharge....
For one person to get from Edison to NYP and back it is $26.50. I dont know if a surcharge added on that would stop me from going into the city altogether, but it would make me want to go less. But also, i can afford a surcharge if im only going into nyc a few times a year.

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Posted 17 December 2017 - 09:50 PM

 

 

 

If they used the TTF they would not be able to justify the next round of draconian service cuts.

Are you saying charging a trans-hudson ticket surcharge is the right thing for NJ Transit to do?
 
A ticket surcharge to New York City on NJT might drive a certain percentage of their passengers to switch over to PATH trains at Newark....unless PATH is hit with a similar surcharge....
For one person to get from Edison to NYP and back it is $26.50. I dont know if a surcharge added on that would stop me from going into the city altogether, but it would make me want to go less. But also, i can afford a surcharge if im only going into nyc a few times a year.

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The NJ Gas Tax went up last year. People are still driving.

 

I am just surprised that a ticket surcharge is the way that NJ is going to pay for the Hudson Tunnel Project.

 

I remember Christie supporting a gas tax hike because he wanted some of the TTF to go to Gateway.



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Posted 17 December 2017 - 11:09 PM

Yeah. The cosa Nostra is known for its honesty,
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Posted 18 December 2017 - 09:38 AM

At least the Portal Bridge is expected to be paid with 25% of the funding coming from the NJ TTF.



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Posted 18 December 2017 - 09:54 AM

I dont care where funding comes from, as long as it gets built.
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