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September 25, 2012

MARTA audit urges new revenue sources

Agency, which will likely exhaust reserves by fiscal 2018, should launch more aggressive advertising, charge parking fees and look to outsource up to a dozen functions to bring new revenues.


February 23, 2012

NFTA eyes transit police takeover by sheriff

While the move could eliminate many redundancies between the two police forces, yearly savings estimates were said to be between $1 million and $1.9 million in a $10 million budget.


January 20, 2011

Caltrain faces $30M budget shortfall, drastic service cuts

Cuts could be as severe as a reduction in service to 48 trains that would operate only during the weekday commute. All other service would be eliminated including: weekday service outside the commute peak, weekend service and service south of the San Jose Diridon station. The schedule also would require the suspension of service at up to seven stations.


June 3, 2010

Oakland's AC Transit to cut services

The cuts reduce service 7.2 percent, which the agency hopes will save approximately $11 million a year.


February 23, 2010

N.Y. MTA to eliminate more than 1,000 positions

Plan includes cutting more than 600 represented and non-represented administrative positions. The agency also will begin the process of laying off up to 500 NYC Transit station agents.


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