Articles Tagged With: reauthorization
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January 2014

Intercity bus services should be part of national policy

The focus should not simply be in greater safety enforcement; a larger vision of better mobility choices, including intercity bus services, must be part of the next bill.

January 2014

‘Rapid’ Growth Showcases APTA Chair’s Skills

Peter Varga’s theme for his year as chair is “America’s Future is Riding on Public Transportation.” This is reflected in his success at accommodating increasing ridership and improving job access as CEO at Michigan’s The Rapid and his work with APTA on a reauthorization plan.

February 2009

Federal Transit Funding Key to Rebuilding Economy

Despite an expected infusion of investment, many of the same issues that plague the general economy — a credit crisis, unreliable energy supplies, outmoded labor practices and the ability to adjust quickly to sudden market changes — make it some of the worst of times for transit.

February 2009

A Call to Action for Transit

$1 billion of stimulus investment in transportation infrastructure supports 28,000 jobs. $12 billion in new transit funding would create more than 330,000 new jobs.

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