TITLE

Trouble for Transit in the Triangle

AUTHOR(S)
Siceloff, Bruce
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Planning;Nov2006, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the abandonment of the Triangle Transit Authority of a federal funding bid for a light-rail line serving Raleigh, Durham, and Research Triangle Park. With the rise of costs and projected ridership falling, TTA officials stated that they could not meet the Federal Transit Administration's standard for cost-effectiveness, which took effect in May 2005. Charles Meeker, mayor of Raleigh, had supported the project in the desire that it would improve mobility and focus the Triangle's growth.
ACCESSION #
22956111

 

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