May 28, 2013
The spending plan keeps fares at current levels, however, Metro CEO Art Leahy has urged the board of directors to begin discussing fare restructuring for future years.
March 11, 2013
Iowa City’s amount will be cut by about $360,000 while lowering the funding to Coralville by more than $100,000, as of July 1. The board, however, expressed an openness to continue paratransit discussion.
October 15, 2012
The increases come during an era of successful and unprecedented MTA management actions to cut controllable expenses. In fact, the MTA will spend less in 2012 on its controllable costs than it did in 2011. Year-over-year controllable costs are lower by 0.3%.
June 9, 2010
BART could temporarily lower fares or use the up to $5 million surplus to make improvements to equipment and facilities. Another possibility is contributing to the reserve fund, which is currently empty.
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