Reynolds-Jackson, Verrelli on River LINE Shutdown

Assembly Democrats Verlina Reynolds-Jackson and Anthony Verrelli (Both D-Mercer, Hunterdon) issued the following joint statement Friday:

NJ Transit has faced many challenges over the past year, and we are extremely disappointed that it will be shutting down the River LINE for maintenance repairs without providing riders a clear timeline on when service will be resumed.

“Over 8,500 New Jersey residents, many living in Trenton and the surrounding neighborhoods, depend on the River LINE to get them to and from work safely each day. The River LINE is a vital transportation network for New Jerseyans across our State from Trenton to Camden.

“We have expressed to NJ Transit that this shutdown is unacceptable. Furthermore, we have contacted the Governor’s Office and NJ Transit to keep my office well informed regarding the status of these repairs as well as when service on the River LINE will resume. NJ Transit must restore the River LINE as soon as possible.”