New Jersey Toll
Revenue Should Stay In NJ
Leasing would put billions of
dollars of new jersey toll revenue into the bank accounts of
foreign investors. When we need it to stay in New Jersey.
INCREASES IN TOLLS. All other states engaging in privatization
experienced immediate and costly toll increases.
AUTHORITIES ARE SOME OF THE MOST EFFICIENT IN NATION.
They pay all of their operating
expenses, major improvement projects, and pay millions to the state.
While having some of the lowest toll rates.
Legislature of NJ has raided millions of dollars from the
Transportation and Pension Trust funds.
What makes you think a wind fall of Billions of dollars will be
private company will be the watch dog over hundreds of miles of
fiber optic lines. The
State will lose control over or have to share the fiber lines use
for homeland security, & Highway communications that run along the
Clauses in lease agreements, prohibit state from improving roads
near the leased toll road. Other state roads will not be able to
be improved if the improvements will take traffic (toll revenue)
away from private toll road.
Capital Improvements will be competing against foreign Firms
Profits. Thus, Expansion
projects currently being paid for by the Authority would either not
happen or come from the state, adding more tax spending.
roads increase Toll Fares
.NJ Commuters will pay the Brunt
of wasteful spending in the whole state Increased tolls will
lead to more local road use. Roads like Rt.1, 9, 35, 18, 295.
will have to rely on Foreign Firm to fund the NJ State Police budget
for the police patrolling the leased toll way.
Currently paid by the State toll
authorities .Which also pays for some state police classes, keeping
the supply of Trained Troopers current, saving the state money
generations will be paying the price for a quick fix
. Leases can run 50, 75, or 99
years. No one knows the long term affects. Remember, 99 years ago
the Model T car first rolled off the assembly line.
tolls means more trucks and traffic using local roads.
Ice & snow
covered roads will be an expense private firm will have to pay out
against their profits
Snow removal and road maintenance will eat into foreign firms
profit, and as such be compromised.
trash & potholes ,will be an expense private firm will have to
payout against their profits.