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Mass Transit / New Jersey #34996

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 1975
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(Studio) Problems with regard to NYC, San Francisco and Washington, DC mass transit systems noted. Report on system that works.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Lindenwold, South New Jersey) Line opened in 1969; it is popular and hauls 43,000 daily to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fare is 75 cents. [Lindenwold general manager Robert JOHNSTON - says 90% of passengers formerly drove their autos for this trip.] Econ. growth of area occurs. [Vice President Echelon Bus. Dvt. Robert CAMERON - says high speed line was factor in Echelon's size and location.] Lindenwold will show deficit because it can't expand. Small price increases will put line in black again. Line is well-planned and well-managed.
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Matney, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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