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How New York’s transit system may become car-funded

How New York’s transit system may become car-funded

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Could cars fund the New York City public transit system? A new Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) report proposes vehicle-based fees to fund the MTA for the next five years. The report, More than Fare: Options for Funding Future Capital Investments by the MTA, investigates the MTA’s existing financial obstacles and pinpoints methods of raising capital […]

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Voters react to transportation initiatives

Voters react to transportation initiatives

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The massiveĀ Republican gains of the 2014 midterm elections donā€™t give fans of alternative modes of transit much cause to celebrate. Of late, conservative transportation policy has favored highways that serve rural and exurban constituencies rather than services like high-speed rail, buses, or bicycles that support balanced urban and regional transit. Republican victories at multiple levels […]

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