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Houston METRO Will Not Pursue Fed Funding for BRT Project

Financial estimates for the project in 2019 were aspirational, but the COVID-19 pandemic significantly reduced ridership and increased costs — variables that were not calculated at the time the project was proposed, according to Houston METRO officials.

Prioritize Success Outcomes First, Develop Fiscal Budget Second

As we approach July 1, many public sector organizations across the country have fiscal years that begin at the midpoint of the year. To that point, many public sector executives believe that "adopting the budget" is the single critical event of their year.

New York MTA Unveils Climate Resilience Roadmap

Developed in response to the demonstrated and urgent need to address climate-related threats, the roadmap underscores the MTA’s commitment to ensure reliability and safety in the transit system for generations of New Yorkers to come.

SEPTA Retires Last Diesel Bus

With the retirement of the diesel buses, the authority transitions to a fleet comprised entirely of state-of-the-art electric and hybrid models.

Opportunity Rarely Knocks…It Simply Passes By

Some have paraphrased it to suggest that "opportunity knocks but once," suggesting it will pass by unless acted upon and the window of opportunity closes. The phrase itself dates back to England in the 1600s, but has lived on and even been amplified, including by a 1990 movie starring Dana Carvey.

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