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May 26, 2014

King County Metro cuts will impact paratransit users

At the present time, human service organizations, along with King County Metro, are considering how best to get information in the hands of those who may be later impacted.


May 23, 2014

Tentative deal reached for Nev. senior transportation service

The city of Henderson would subsidize the program for $50,000 per year so the nonprofit group, ITN would continue to transport the current 111 unique riders for the $1 fee.


May 19, 2014

U. Wash. pushes carpooling, ridesharing to cope with bus cuts

72 King County Metro bus routes are on the verge of elimination, while 84 other routes are expected to have their services reduced.


April 29, 2014

King County Metro to cut service after funding measure defeated

Plans to reduce about 16% of service as of September. Funding from a temporary Congestion Reduction Charge expired and voters rejected a county proposition that would have sustained the service and increased funding for roads and bridges.


April 22, 2014

Okla. transit to cut routes, raise fares

As part of city budget cuts, Tulsa Transit is being pushed to raise its fares and slash bus routes. The city is asking the transit system to cut about $1 million from what it has allotted in its budget this year.


September 30, 2013

S.D. paratransit to limit service to core area

Sioux Area Metro is struggling to accommodate growing demand for its paratransit system. City officials are proposing cutting the number of rides given each day from 650 to 550. After 550 rides are booked, those outside the core service area would have to schedule their rides for another day.


September 12, 2013

SEPTA 'doomsday' plan slashes service

Would eliminate 9 of its 13 rail lines and shorten two others, close a subway line, and convert trolley routes to bus lines, if the state doesn't come up with more money for public transit this year.


August 12, 2013

S.D. city looks to reduce paratransit service

Move could save Sioux Falls half a million dollars. Although only about 10% of Sioux Area Metro riders use the paratransit service, it accounts for 45% of the entire transit budget to operate.


July 25, 2013

Pierce Transit to cancel service and staff cuts

Due to an 11% increase in sales tax revenue, Pierce Transit plans to cancel a 28% cut in service hours that was slated for Sept. 29. The transit system will also forgo eliminating nearly 84 jobs as planned.


July 11, 2013

Despite cuts, Pierce Transit starts trolley service

The agency is trying to broaden its strategic direction amid budget issues. It is conducting a trial run of the trolley through September, and is getting funding support for the project from local business groups and the City of Gig Harbor.


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