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October 18, 2012

Report: Transportation, housing costs outpacing incomes

Findings from the study by the Center for Housing Policy and the Center for Neighborhood Technology show that the combined costs of housing and transportation in the nation’s largest 25 metro areas have swelled by 44% since 2000 while incomes have failed to keep pace.


March 28, 2011

UNC to hike already steep parking fees

If approved, the student transportation fee would rise from $73.50 to $142 at a rate of about $14 per year, beginning in the 2011-12 school year and continuing until 2015-16, which would help offset an expected $6.1M increase in transportation costs.


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