Management & Operations

METRO Briefs

Posted on April 9, 2008

  • California bullet train hopes revived
    OAKLAND, Calif. — California’s high-speed rail plan will be reconsidered after an effort to obtain private financing. The measure will again appear on the November ballot after some rewording. For the full story, click here.
  • Missouri bus tax approved
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Voters have approved the renewal of a sales tax that will generate about $22 million a year for KCATA’s buses. For the full story, click here.
  • Congestion bill advocates challenge opponents
    NEW YORK — Spurred by the defeat of Mayor Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan, supporters are calling on those who opposed the bill to come up with transit funding alternatives. For the full story, click here.
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