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March 27, 2014

CDTA budget includes fleet replacement, BRT expansion

At a glance, personnel costs, purchased transportation and fuel make up a majority of the $78 million budget while the remainder includes materials and supplies, maintenance services, transportation costs and utilities.


November 12, 2013

Cleveland RTA ridership growth spurs expansion plans

Leading the ridership spurt, is the Red Line rapid, which is largely because of an increase in workers riding downtown from the West Side, he said. Passenger counts also continue to build on the $200 million HealthLine BRT system, that is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week.


August 22, 2013

CEO wants to improve MARTA's image

Keith Parker noted that services need to be fixed in order to gain support for system expansion.


August 13, 2013

Cincinnati’s SORTA celebrates 40 years

Hosting a community event with a display of an historic bus from the 1960s and one of the system’s newest Metro*Plus buses that will go into service on Aug. 19. Also adding a new limited-stop service.


March 19, 2013

AC Transit considers reducing fares, expanding service

May focus its service in key ‘trunk’ corridors with the greatest potential for increasing ridership and reducing congestion.


September 13, 2012

Chicago transit expands service to cut travel times

Beginning in mid-December 2012, the Crowding Reduction Plan will add service to 48 bus routes, including the busiest and most crowded bus routes in the city, during peak times. It will also add 17 rail trips to the various lines during weekday rush periods.


January 18, 2011

San Diego area transit lowers fares, extends service

Implementing cheaper fares for Coaster trains and Breeze buses and extending Sprinter light rail service hours with late-night trains on weekends. Agency is trying to boost ridership by 5 percent over a span of 18 months.


January 3, 2011

Service expansion, ridership growth fuel BC Transit success

Through innovative planning and customer service initiatives, BC Transit delivered a five-fold increase in service, expanded its fleet to 300 buses, operated 24 hours a day and served over 1.5 million customers in the Sea to Sky region during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.


April 8, 2009

GO Transit unveils service, fleet expansion plans

Agency will begin two environmental assessments, which will look at expanding its rail service into new communities, and is buying 25 new bi-level passenger railcars from Bombardier.


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