Bucco to hold public meeting for commuters


Make text smaller Make text larger





TRENTON, – N.J. Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti will join Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco at a public meeting for commuters next month.

“Turning around N.J. Transit’s record as the nation’s most troubled railroad could take years,” said Bucco (R-Morris). “But we can’t do that without better communication between transportation officials and commuters. The time for finger pointing and excuses needs to end.”

Bucco’s goal for setting up the public meeting is so that commuters can learn the long-term benchmarks officials have set for fixing the railroad and share their experiences.

“Better communication is needed to alleviate everyone’s frustrations and commuters can better plan how they will get to where they need to go,” continued Bucco. “I am grateful that the commissioner will join me so we can address that problem immediately.”

The meeting will be held on March 11 at the Morris Township Municipal Building at 50 Woodland Avenue from 6 to 8 p.m. Attendees will be able to ask questions during the event.

Bucco asked the commissioner to join him during a private conference call with members of the Assembly Transportation Committee just prior to a hearing Thursday. He has called for immediate action to fix some of NJ Transit’s obvious and more urgent problems and has twice called for public hearings in Trenton.




Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Stella F. Bozik
Stella F. Bozik of Venice, FL, formerly of Vernon, N.J., passed away peacefully on Feb. 7, 2019 with her family at her side at the age of 94. Stella was born in Brooklyn N.Y., to...
Read more »
Image

Franklin native appointed new clinical director at hospice
Chelsea Choma has been appointed as Clinical Director at Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice.
In this...

Read more »
Image

VALENTINE'S DAY ROUNDUP
It's Valentine's Day already. Still need to buy a gift? Wondering to how find something that's perfect, or different? Here's a list of local and regional ideas for a...
Read more »
Image

Andover Twp starts CERT, needs volunteers
By Laurie Gordon
ANDOVER - On Feb. 8, 2019, the Andover Township Police Department announced the debut of a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Police issued a...

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

Local News
VALENTINE'S DAY ROUNDUP
  • Feb 14, 2019
Local News
Stone Soup and Other Stories
  • Feb 13, 2019

MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Andover, NJ