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November 13, 2014

APTA lobbies for commuter tax benefit action

Restoring parity between transit tax benefits and parking tax benefits will eliminate the federal tax incentive to drive over taking public transportation, said President/CEO Michael Melaniphy in a statement.


March 21, 2013

Chicago RTA makes Water Taxi transit benefit eligible

Allows employees to make pre-tax paycheck deductions, saving commuters hundreds of dollars a year that they would otherwise have to pay in taxes.


January 13, 2012

How some will handle transit subsidy cutbacks

One respondent, who had recently switched to using public transportation due to high gas prices, may go back to using his car and take advantage of free parking.


December 29, 2011

Transit commuter tax benefit to be cut by nearly half next year

In 2011, both drivers and mass transit riders received a $230 monthly exception. Starting Jan. 1, the tax break for drivers will go up to $240, due to a cost-of-living increase, but transit riders will be forced to make do with $125 per month in pretax money.


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