Transportation advocates push for a bus passenger bill of rights

With tens of thousands of essential workers continuing to travel on NJ Transit, there’s a growing push for Gov. Phil Murphy to carve out dedicated funding for the state’s public transportation system, focusing on disadvantaged communities where buses bring noise and air pollution that cause disproportionate health risks.

Advocates say it’s time for a New Jersey Transit Bus Riders’ Bill of Rights that would provide for more electric buses to reduce health problems from diesel fumes, and better service to get people to work, school and the grocery store. Correspondent Raven Santana reports.

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