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April 22, 2014

Okla. transit to cut routes, raise fares

As part of city budget cuts, Tulsa Transit is being pushed to raise its fares and slash bus routes. The city is asking the transit system to cut about $1 million from what it has allotted in its budget this year.


September 14, 2012

City asks Okla. transit to shrink bus coverage

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.


December 21, 2011

CNG vehicles donated to Tulsa paratransit

With a total value of $106,000, the MV-1s will replace two of the older vans in the 46-vehicle Lift Program fleet, which is being converted from diesel to CNG using federal stimulus money.


January 26, 2011

Tulsa Transit adds low floor vehicles

The 35 low floor vehicles will upgrade the majority of the agency’s fleet. The vehicles use drawbridge ramps instead of hydraulic lifts, allowing for easier access.


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