Group Says Security Upgrades for Public Transit Could Cost $6 Billion
- Trams ready to return to London. Harding, David // Public Finance;6/7/2002, p19
Reports on the launch of two transit schemes in London, England aimed at reducing road congestion in 2002. Approximate number of passengers to be carried by the transits every year; Areas covered by the project; Details of the funding of the project.
- Transit Briefs. // Railway Age;Feb2005, Vol. 206 Issue 2, p14
Presents an update on local transit in the U.S. as of February 2005. Efforts of Los Angeles, California government and business leaders in urging the city of Sacramento to stop using transportation funds to balance the state budget; Information on the preliminary budget unveiled by NJ Transit.
- Dual Hub may be dead. Baird, Kristen // Crain's Cleveland Business;1/9/95, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the near completion of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority's evaluation on the funding for the Dual Hub rail project. Republicans' skepticism on financing mass transit projects; Improvement proposals for the transit system's bus and rail system; Details on the Dual Hub...
- CAN IT DELIVER ON BIG PROMISES? BLUNDELL, LYNNE // Building Economist;Mar2014, p10
The article discusses Australia's infrastructure policy and the need for the government to invest in public transport to have productive and healthy communities. Topics discusses include how Australian cities are developed around the car leaving people stranded on the city fringes, the support...
- Lawmakers use bus money for state budget gap. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;9/28/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 40, p1
The article announces that the Michigan state government has shifted 11.5 million U.S. dollar from transit agencies to fill the deficit in its general operating fund, much to the dismay of the Michigan Public Transit Association. Peter Varga, chief executive officer of Interurban Transit...
- Chicago Transit Authority Budget Praised. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;11/20/2014, Issue 34214, p1
The Chicago Transit Authority's $1.4 billion 2015 budget won the endorsement of the Civic Federation of Chicago in recognition of the agency's fiscal strides.
- Group pushes proposal for mass transit millage. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;06/07/99, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p9
Examines the move of Kevin Wessilink of the Peoples Transportation Forum to push for an Act 196 request on better public transportation in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Approval of millage to give Grand Rapids Area Transit Authority annual local funding; Disagreement with mayors on the millage...
- Illinois RTA Warns of Budget Impact. Shields, Yvette // Bondbuyer.com;3/23/2015, p44
The article reports on possible service cuts or higher fares for area transit systems in Chicago, Illinois if state funding is reduced in accordance with Governor Bruce Rauner's proposed fiscal 2016 budget being considered by the state's General Assembly. Topics covered include operating funds...
- SMART factions draw battle line. Gargaro, Paul // Crain's Detroit Business;4/17/95, Vol. 11 Issue 16, p6
Reports on the debate concerning the tax-funding measure for the regional bus system in Michigan. Arguments for and against the proposed tax increase for the funding of Michigan's public transportation; Expected taxes that would be collected on property-tax increase to support the Suburban...