FTA Awards N.J. Transit Grant to Study Newark Light Rail Modernization

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded N.J. Transit a $519,750 federal grant to conduct a modernization study for Newark Light Rail.

The study will examine options for improving station design and customer experience and making four stations accessible to people with disabilities. The four stations are the only Newark Light Rail system stations that are not accessible to people with disabilities.

This study was one of 40 projects from 32 states and two territories selected to share $16.2 million to help reassess, redesign, and improve transportation services in marginalized communities across the country.

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