Demanding Answers: Gov.-Elect Murphy Addresses NJ TRANSIT Crisis

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The ongoing repair work at Penn Station and a stuck Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River added up to a rough week for NJ TRANSIT riders.

On Friday, CBS2 was demanding answers from Gov.-elect Phil Murphy about how he plans to help commuters.

What a week it has been for NJ TRANSIT commuters – delay after delay, and standing room only.

Riders are fed up.

“We’re paying so much monthly — $210 a month, and then for this crappy service,” said Sandy Alcivar of Nutley.

“They’re sending trains that are half full and then filling up other ones that are way shorter, and you know, single-deck trains as opposed to double-deck trains,” said Ethan Isaac of Fair Lawn. “It’s been kind of crazy.”

On Friday, Gov.-elect Phil Murphy finally took questions on NJ TRANSIT after declining to address the…

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