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Chicago Transit approves 2018 budget, includes first fare increase in 9 years

Management & Operations| December 14, 2017

The Chicago Transit Board also approved a $2.7 billion five-year capital budget for 2018-2022, continuing more than $8 billion of historic transit investment completed, begun or announced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel since 2011.

CTA budget proposes $23M in cuts, fare increases after $33M cut in state support

Management & Operations| November 22, 2017

Upon adoption, the fare increase will generate $23 million for CTA operations, while the capital budget includes a new revenue stream from ride-hailing fees that will pay for projects that improve CTA infrastructure and service.

Management & Operations| March 7, 2017

WMATA revised budget restores some service, maintains 'balanced sacrifice'

GM Paul J. Wiedefeld’s revised plan would increase rail, bus, and parking fares for the fiscal year that begins July 1, as originally proposed.

Management & Operations| January 30, 2017

NY MTA board keeps base fare flat for next 2 years

The approved plan increased fares and tolls over the next two years by 4% — or less than 2%, annually, and less than the rate of inflation.

Management & Operations| October 31, 2016

WMATA budget proposal would kill 14 bus lines

Fares on the regional bus system would increase to $2 from $1.75, while the plan would also raise Metrorail fares, reduce train frequency, and cut 1,000 jobs, including 300 bus and train operators.

Management & Operations| October 25, 2016

CTA's 2017 budget includes no fare increases, service cuts for 8th year

Long-term deals on fuel and increased non-fare revenue have helped CTA cope with reduced funding from the state and a decline in ridership, which fell to just under 500 million in 2016.

Management & Operations| March 17, 2016

Sacramento RT approves fare hikes

Effective this July, the move is in response to a $2.7 million budget deficit projected for Fiscal Year 2016.

Management & Operations| March 9, 2016

NJ TRANSIT policy could ban ads that 'disparage services'

The measure would also prohibit broad swaths of political speech from trains, buses and stations, barring ads that “promote or oppose a political party” and “express or advocate an opinion, position or viewpoint on matters of public debate about economic, political, moral, religious or social issues.”

Management & Operations| March 8, 2016

D.C. Metro chief presents agenda for 'critical change at all levels'

Some of those actions are already underway — including increased police patrols, installing new radio systems and cell phone cabling in tunnels, changes to rail car parts inventory, and the accelerated delivery of 7000-series trains.

Accessibility| November 30, 2015

Houston Metro to hike paratransit rates for first time since 1991

To offset the fare increase, Metro says it will let MetroLift customers use the fixed-route buses for free.

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