Jersey is moving away from building new roads and spending more
of its transit dollars on repairs of both roads and rails, The
Trenton Times reported March 10.
state Department of Transportation calls the move its “Fix It First”
the plan, which was unveiled recently as part of a proposed $2.58
billion capital investment program, roughly 4 percent of overall
spending would be directed at expanding the state’s highway network.
In earlier years, the state had spent about 20 percent of its funds