Revenue

April 12, 2016, 5am PDT
The Cincinnati City Council is considering a budget for the eagerly anticipated Cincinnati Streetcar this week, revealing new details about the expected opening and early operations of the system.
Cincinnati Business Courier
January 28, 2016, 1pm PST
New leadership at the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is redoubling efforts to find new sources of revenue for the state's transportation funding deficit.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 16, 2015, 5am PDT
A newly released map shows which stations in the Metrorail system bring in the most revenue for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (D.C. Metro).
Washington City Paper
March 1, 2013, 10am PST
A new report from the Brookings Institution delves into the ridership and financial winners (and losers) for America's largest intercity rail operator. Last year, Amtrak made money on its 26 routes shorter than 400 miles.
The Washington Post
September 15, 2010, 11am PDT
Studies comparing tax revenues from a per-acre perspective show significant gains for municipalities with dense, mixed-use development.
New Urban Network
June 14, 2010, 12pm PDT
Public data can be more than information for cities. Some have even used it to help generate revenue.
Next American City
June 12, 2009, 1pm PDT
The mayor of the southernmost city Key West, Morgan McPherson, says catching red-light runners is a good way to raise revenue during tough times.
Florida Keys Keynoter
September 22, 2008, 6am PDT
Unlike the public transit systems of many other cities, Rochester, New York, recently lowered its fares -- and they've got a budget surplus to boot. But to maintain this economic rarity, service has been reduced.
April 7, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>San Francisco is considering a plan to boost its fees for parking violations -- a move that could end up bringing in a total of $100 million in revenues from the pockets of illegal parkers.</p>
The San Francisco Chronicle
Blog post
April 4, 2008, 5pm PDT

Another week has passed, and some more exciting and interesting ideas have taken root in the world of urban planning.

Nate Berg
April 3, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Five counties in metropolitan Minneapolis have approved the creation of a new quarter-cent sales tax that will be dedicated to funding transit projects.</p>
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
April 3, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>The upcoming public art project by artist Olafur Eliasson that will place free-standing waterfalls in the waters around New York City highlights the power public art has to generate economic development and revenue for cities.</p>
The Christian Science Monitor
April 1, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>In an effort to highlight the disparity between generated revenue and received state funding, officials in Long Island have proposed a six-months study to weigh the benefits of seceding from New York to become the nation's 51st state.</p>
Newsday