New Jersey Transit last week announced plans to raise rail and bus fares 25% to generate $140 million of new revenue and help plug a $300 million gap.

The agency plans to implement the fare hikes on May 1. The plan also includes service reductions, including 32 fewer commuter trains and the elimination of 50 bus routes. Officials plan to cut five weekday trains on the Northeast corridor, the system’s busiest commuter line.

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