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March 15, 2012

Saving Detroit's public transit via privatization

In January, Andy Didorosi bought three buses and began to organize the Detroit Bus Company — a private transit operation that is completing its regulatory papers now and expects to start service in late April.


February 9, 2011

Ohio DOT cuts transit funding

Gov. Kasich administration officials are rescinding former Gov. Ted Strickland’s three-year, $150 million funding pledge to Ohio's public transit agencies. Instead, the state will split $80 million in federal transportation funding among 59 local transit authorities through 2013.


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