November 7, 2012
Officials proposed to move a station planned for Escondido closer to Valley Parkway and route the trains through the city closer to the highway. This is intended to reduce the number of houses and commercial properties that would have to be demolished for the project.
March 12, 2012
MBTA would not be allowed to charge passengers if train departs 20 minutes or more after their originally scheduled departure time.
The proposal represents a unique opportunity for the city, which received $2.25 million from Stanford University last year to beef up pedestrian connections between the city and campus, as well as to encourage use of public transportation.
February 13, 2012
The deadline to submit the proposal is March 4, and the university would know this summer if the grant is accepted. The program would be named the Starkville/MSU Area Rapid Transit.
March 5, 2010
The plan calls for most of the changes to take effect May 1, 2010, and NJ Transit expects to generate more than $140 million in revenue.
December 14, 2009
Proposal addresses a $383 million gap that had developed over the past two weeks due to several significant unfavorable developments, including a $143 million state budget cut.
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