November 29, 2011

Transit advocates push for commuter benefits extension

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Now that the congressional supercommittee that planned to reduce the deficit has disbanded, transit advocates have renewed their call for an extension of federal transit benefits, washingtonexaminer.com reported.

The benefits that provide commuters up to $230 per month to take public transit are slated to drop to $125 on Jan. 1, even as parking perks are slated to rise to $240. For the full story, click here.

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