January 18, 2013
Will save money by cutting two bus routes and switching providers. The money will be used for repairing streets and parking lots and reducing future permit rates.
January 17, 2013
Passed a resolution directing staff to implement service reductions, including elimination of Saturday, Sunday, and holiday service and one bus route, on September 29, 2013. The cuts are a result of the loss of Proposition 1 in November.
December 21, 2012
The Muskegon City Commission voted to end its senior transit program on Dec. 31 due to a reduction in funds. The city had already extended the program by six months.
September 14, 2012
Tulsa city councilors asked Tulsa Transit officials to prepare a plan for review that would shrink the bus system’s coverage area to provide more timely service. The system has an average wait time of 55 minutes between buses.
April 5, 2012
Joined by riders and members of Occupy Denver, they say the cuts, both local and national, prevent them from getting people to and from jobs and home, which is a basic civil right.
March 1, 2012
Fighting the agency’s plan to cut service by 35% on Sept. 2 to erase a $64 million budget deficit, more than 300 people registered to speak at a legally mandated hearing on the agency’s proposal.
January 25, 2012
In a recent forum, Metro Bus Riders said Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority's plan to cut 22% of its bus routes by April 1 will be especially difficult for the disabled, low-income citizens and others without their own transportation. The agency recently lost $4.3 million in state aid.
March 29, 2011
The 15 percent reduction in service, spurred by a lack of dedicated state funding, is causing bus overcrowding and trolleys running fewer trips.
August 31, 2010
Agency plans to cut weekend service by half, nearly all of its overnight bus lines and reduce service hours on all routes, due to a dispute with its largest labor union.
April 5, 2010
Agency is looking to cut about $30 million from its $97 million budget, which would eliminate the majority of weekend and midday service.
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