Are Leveraged Federal Grants the Future of Transit Projects?
- Service Preservers. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;11/12/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31760, p25
Reports that the Chicago Transit Authority board has approved a 25-cent fare increase. Budget deficit of the authority; Job cuts in the agency.
- Still going greyhound. paschke, jean // Historic Traveler;Feb99, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p12
Provides information on the Greyhound Bus Origin Center in Hibbing, Minnesota. Company history; Bus routes and services; Spending allocations of the company.
- RTC making cuts, waiting for funds. Sodoma, Brian // Las Vegas Business Press;12/2/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 48, p1
Reports on the status of the Citizens Area Transit bus system in Nevada. Funding deficit; Functional impact from the modifications of the Regional Transportation Commission; Increase in sales tax to fund transportation projects.
- Bus meeting scheduled. Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business;9/26/94, Vol. 10 Issue 39, p2
Reports on the holding of a public meeting to discuss funding options and other aspects of a consolidated Detroit and suburban bus system on October 6, 1994 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Meeting sponsors; Attendance of state and local transportation officials; Venue.
- County sees need for shuttle. Philippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal;05/10/99, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p8
Focuses on the increase in the ridership recorded by the Bee Line bus system in Westchester County, New York. Illustration of the growth; Routes taken by the buses; Benefits of the transport service to the business enterprises in the area.
- Expanded bus service nixed by fuel costs. Hare, David // Las Vegas Business Press;12/11/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p3
Reports that near-term expansion efforts targeted for the Citizens Area Transit bus system in Las Vegas, Nevada, will be curtailed due to high fuel costs. Regional Transportation Commission's priorities for the system; Source of funding for the system.
- Detroit's bus service more costly than other cities', audit finds. Kosdrosky, Terry; Ankeny, Robert // Crain's Detroit Business;7/30/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 32, p27
Discusses the independent audit report conducted by KPMG LLP citing inefficient systems and poor fiscal oversight as the cause for the poor performance of the bus system in Detroit, Michigan. Comparison with other systems; Problems with the city's purchasing, maintenance and fiscal practices.
- Union busing. Furman, Phyllis; Lentz, Philip // Crain's New York Business;3/20/95, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p6
Reports on the efforts of the administration of New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to open up the city's private express bus service to more competition. Concerns on impact on bus company employees; Estimated savings from competitive bus service.
- You can get there from here--thanks to new U.P. bus service. Cobb, Kathy // Fedgazette;Jul97, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p8
Reports on the establishment of an intercounty bus service in Upper Peninsula, Michigan. Counties served include Delta, Alger and Marquette; Absence of influence of county lines on individuals' travel patterns.