Monday, October 06, 2003


In what is seemingly becoming a broken record, NJ Transit announced that the Southern New Jersey Light Rail Transit system, which was to have initiated service this fall will be delayed yet again. The Burlington County Times reports that NJ Transit continues to stall as it pertains to a start-up date, with a major reason being financial considerations. The BCT also reports that the start-up date was buried deep in a financial document issued by the state treasurer's office.

Well, if there was ever any ammunition to be gathered by those who want SEPTA to scale back the Schuylkill Valley project to a more reasonable and financially feasible project, just take a good long look at the progress - or lack thereof - of what has become a boondoggle and permanent monument to the GOP machine that runs Burlington County...

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