NJ Transit riders dig deeper into wallets

NJ Transit riders are digging deeper into their wallets as they head to work this morning.

Fare hikes went into effect this weekend across the system in an effort to offset a $300 million budget shortfall.

Fares for local bus and light rail riders have increased by 10 percent. Train fares and intercity bus fares have been raised by 25 percent.

The Off-Peak Round Trip discount has been discontinued. The tickets will no longer be accepted after May 23.

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