Chicago to remove bar cars
CHICAGO — Metra commuter rail has been phasing out its refreshment cars, and will soon shut down the last of those remaining when the contract runs out, since more space is needed to accommodate an increase in riders. For the full story, click here.
Miami to propose transit cuts
MIAMI — In response to deeper budget cuts for the upcoming fiscal year, Miami-Dade Transit is planning to cut approximately 4.1 million miles of routes next year. For the full story, click here.
No vote allowed on transit tax
PHOENIX — Tax hike supporters will not be able to legally pursue their dispute over adding a proposition that would raise taxes to fund new transit projects to the November ballot. For the full story, click here.