News Tagged With: service-reduction
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August 25, 2014

S.D. paratransit users brace for changes

The City Council unanimously adopted recommendations that a 22-member transit taskforce put together in the past year. A number of paratransit users and supporters have brought concerns to the task force and the council.


March 21, 2011

As L.A. rail expands, bus service to shrink

The latest overhaul will slash overall bus service by 12 percent and increase the number of passengers on individual buses. Nine routes are set to be eliminated in June and 11 more would be cut back.


March 25, 2009

N.Y. MTA raises fares, reduces service

Actions were required to implement the balanced budget passed by the agency's Board in December, which closed an approximately $1.2 billion deficit.


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