Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on February 28, 2008

  • Ottawa plans $3.6B transit system
    OTTAWA — The proposed light rail, bus and subway combination could be operating as soon as 2015, depending on project financing and whether the city selects a long- or short-term plan. For the full story, click here.
  • Vegas-bound train plans vie for funds
    LAS VEGAS — The long-planned MagLev train, which has had potential funding tied up in Congress for years, now has competition from a plan for a less costly diesel-electric DesertXpress. For the full story, click here.
  • Free rides offered to primary election
    Toledo, Ohio — Toledo transit and paratransit services will run buses and vans free of charge on March 4 for the primary election. For the full story, click here.
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