By Associated Press - Monday, September 14, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Some New Jersey Transit commuters will need to adjust their travel plans.

New schedules that were approved in July take effect Monday.

The schedules were part of a package that included raising fares by about 9 percent for bus and rail riders starting on Oct. 1.

NJ Transit officials said the increases are needed to close a $60 million budget gap that remained even after the agency cut $40 million.

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