Las Vegas Monorail's Reopening Keeps Downgrade at Bay
- MONORAIL ON TRACK. // Concrete Products;Sep2004, Vol. 107 Issue 9, special section pPC10
Reports on the launch of the Robert N. Broadbent Las Vegas Monorail in Las Vegas, Nevada. Revenue generated during the first day of its opening; Composition of the monorails' platforms; Fare rate of the rail service.
- N.Y.'s MTA Approves Fare Break Despite Board Dissent. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;10/28/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32248, p3
Reports that New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) approved a spending of 50 million dollars for a temporary fare reduction on its commuter trains, buses, and subways. Concerns of board members on the appropriateness of using the money on the promotional plan; Possibility of the...
- Seattle Rail Debt Plan OK'd, Barely. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;11/21/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31518, p1
Reports on the approval of a plan to issue bonds to build a monorail system in the city. Details of the bond issue; Length of the monorail; Provision of funds for planning a second phase of the monorail system.
- Delaware River Port Authority Considers Toll, Fare Hikes. Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;8/18/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32942, p3
The article reports on the proposed toll and fare increases under review by the Delaware River Port Authority of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Motorists and mass-transit riders could see higher bridge tolls and mass transit fares in September 2008 if the authority's finance committee approves the...
- The Railway Dilemma. // New Republic;6/30/20, Vol. 23 Issue 291, p141
Comments on the proposed railway rate increase in the U.S. Detrimental impact on agricultural industries and farmers; Need for the restoration of the credit of the railway companies for railways to endure; Implications on railway regulation.
- Not looking good for congestion pricing. Kremer, Jerry // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/16/2007, Vol. 54 Issue 59, p15A
The author reflects on the adoption of congestion pricing plan in New York. He noted that this plan was proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg who wants to clean up the air of the city. This could be attributed to talk of fare increases on the subways, buses and commuter trains. For him, the plan...
- LCC benefits too slight. // Commercial Motor;7/31/2003, Vol. 198 Issue 5039, p8
Reports that London Congestion Charging has failed hauliers with journey time savings being too slight or localized to offer operational benefits, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA). Warning from Sarah Watkins, the London and South-East regional policy manager of FTA; Results...
- Seattle Monorail Project Puts Off $1B Sale to Tie Up Costs, Legislation. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;3/10/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31589, p31
Reports that the billion dollar bonds that were expected to finance the Seattle Monorail Project would be priced in early 2004. Purpose behind the postponement of pricing the bonds; Tax that is expected to raise multi-billion dollars to pay for the bonds; Attempt by the legislature to clarify...
- Seattle Weighs $1.7B Bond-Backed Monorail Plan for November Vote. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;8/9/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31446, p4
Reports the bond-backed monorail plans of Seattle City Council in San Francisco, California. Renovation and expansion of the existing one-mile monorail system; Increment of funds for the lightrail system; Formulation of the monorail plans.